Steering Societies Beyond GDP to the SDGs with Hazel Henderson and Claudine Schneider

September 14, 2020

Thu, Oct 22, 2020 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM EDT This webinar in the SSF series with ecological economist and futurist Hazel Henderson will address how the UN SDGs can and should replace GDP as the basis for valuing society leading to an economy based on planet protection and human wellbeing. GDP accounts for all […]

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Steering Societies Beyond GDP to the SDGs with Hazel Henderson and Vicki Robin

September 14, 2020

Thu, Oct 8, 2020 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM EDT The next two webinars in the SSF series with ecological economist and futurist Hazel Henderson will address how the UN SDGs can and should replace GDP as the basis for valuing society leading to an economy based on planet protection and human wellbeing. GDP accounts […]

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Army Installation Resilience Challenges and Opportunities to Advance Mission Readiness

September 9, 2020

Friday October 2, 2020  – 1:15 to 2:45 PM EDT Slides are here -> https://www.dropbox.com/s/gsu39vs72u306v9/Army%20Resilience%20Slides.pdf?dl=0 Army Resilience Slides Army Installation Resilience – On base and with the utility and community from Security & Sustainability Forum on Vimeo. Secure and reliable access to energy and water on Army installations is essential to its ability to deploy, […]

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Sixty Minutes with Reinhardt Bütikofer of the German Alliance 90/The Greens

August 30, 2020

Friday, September 11 – 1:15 to 2:15 PM EDT Join George Washington University and the Security and Sustainability Forum for the third webinar in the Leadership in Our Time webinar series. Reinhard Bütikofer will be interviewed by diplomat András Simonyi. Mr. Bütikofer has been a Member of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA) since 2009. He was Co-Chair […]

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WEBINAR – Right of Way: How Racial and Class Disparities Created a Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America

August 17, 2020

Thursday – September 24th, 2020 – 1:15 to 2:45 PM EDT In the last ten years, there has been a 50 percent increase in pedestrian deaths. In 2018 alone more than 6,000 people were killed while walking in America. Yet, despite the increase in deaths, the tragedy of traffic violence has barely registered with the […]

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Environmental Justice Communities: Best Practices to Deal With Natural Disasters

August 7, 2020

Tue, Sep 15, 2020 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM EDT Vulnerable, overburdened, and undeserved communities have been disproportionately impacted by natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, major floods, wildfires, earthquakes, and other disasters. And, now from COVID 19. The webinar will convene some of the leaders in developing best practices and time-sensitive solutions for these […]

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A New Deal for Planetary Health

August 3, 2020

Wed, Sep 9, 2020 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM EDT In spite of lingering global public health problems, human well-being has never been better. In the past 65 years through scientific advancement, for example, the proportion of the world’s people living in extreme poverty has dropped from 63% to 10% in spite of a tripling […]

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Reducing the Impacts of Extreme Heat: A Global Perspective

August 3, 2020

Thu, Aug 27, 2020 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT Extreme heat has wide-ranging impacts on health, occupations, energy use, and the economy. Current and future conditions of extreme heat affect the livelihoods of communities and people globally, yet the impacts are unevenly distributed and novel strategies are needed to push beyond one-size-fits-all approaches to […]

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What are you doing to commemorate Earth Overshoot Day?

July 13, 2020

This August 22nd is Earth Overshoot Day. For those unfamiliar with this day, it was established some years ago by the Global Footprint Network (GFN) as a way to visualize that we’re now living off about 1.75 Earths of resources each year. Of course, for many that’s hard to understand. If we’re living off the planet, […]

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Visualization Tools to Mimic Nature and Promote Sustainability

July 10, 2020

Thu, Jul 30, 2020 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM EDT Biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems. Join SSF and biomimicry pioneer Hugo Araujo in a demonstration of visualization tools to empower people to learn and apply nature-inspired strategies in sustainable design. […]

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