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February 2017 Sustainability Newsletter

Brown Bag Webinar Series on February 14 at 1:00pm ESTGlobal Guidance for Life Cycle Impact Assessment Indicators
Join Us February 14, 2017 — Tuesday at 1 PM, EST

"UNEP/SETAC Global Guidance for Life Cycle Impact Assessment Indicators (LCIA) – Uncertainty and Beyond"

Most LCIA results lack any quantitative uncertainty information. Reporting uncertainties along with characterization results facilitates a proper interpretation as basis for sound decisions and helps pinpointing uncertainty hot-spots, which defines the research agenda for further improving LCIA methods and tools across impact categories.

Within the UNEP/SETAC LCIA global guidance project, we...      Read More

Register Now! for February 14 Webinar


A water drop sending ripples is similar to the effects of decisions we make.

FREE 1-hour Class!  
Feb. 15, at 1:00 P.M., EST
Learn About Sustainable-ROI
From One of Its Pioneers,
Lise Laurin, and the EarthShift Global Team


An introduction to basics of S-ROI and its ability to help decision-makers reduce risk and make projects more successful through rigorous, quantitative, financially oriented modeling of environmental, social and economic issues on stakeholders.

Lise Laurin will explain the S-ROI approach and the types of situations when it can best be applied, and share her experience using S-ROI to identify opportunities and uncover risk factors on behalf of companies, organizations and government agencies in the US, Asia, South America and Africa.

Next class:  February 15, 2017, 1PM EST
Download our Registration Form (PDF) today to Register for This FREE Online Class:

Register for Feb. 15


New!  More S-ROI Training Options for You:

Whether you want a FREE 1-hour introduction, a 3-hour hands-on session, or a full-day master class, EarthShift Global is the ideal source for training in S-ROI – today’s hottest topic in strategic sustainability thinking.

sustainability-representedby-green-boots Spring Boot Camp is Back!

Dates:  April 11 - 13, 2017
Downtown Portsmouth, NH

Join Us for Our 3-Day Interactive Sustainability Training Program

Pricing:  All 3 Days - $1,400 or $500 Per Day

We designed this 3-day interactive training program to provide you with tools and knowledge that will help you effect substantial change in your organization—and your footprint. Many of our clients . . .  Read more



Image of an invoice of the futureWhat Does the Invoice of the Future Look Like? — Major Shift Happening  


. . .What is needed is this kind of traceability – a paper trail - for the environmental and social cost of the goods we purchase as well.  Where is the environmental invoice that travels with goods as they move up the chain? . . . Read more



New!  Sustainability-ROI Quarterly Newsletter

EarthShift Global and Impact Infrastructure bring you the latest sustainability research, analysis and developments in their newsletter, SROI Vision for a Sustainable World.

It will be co-authored with our Partners at Impact Infrastructure (II). Together we will bring you the latest research, analysis and developments in this important area that may affect the work you are doing today.

Sign-up for S-ROI Vision today, so you don't miss the first edition in February 2017.



Upcoming Classes

FREE Impact Assessment Course (PDF)


Online Training

February 15, 2017:  S-ROI — FREE One-Hour Introductory Session1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST (13:00-14:00 UTC)

February 21, 2017 - Handling Recycling in Life Cycle Assesment 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST (17:00-20:00 UTC)  

March 1-2, 2017 - Sustainable Package Design1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST (13:00-16:00 UTC)

April 18, 2017  -  S-ROI — Three-Hour Survey Class with Hands-On 3Pillars Section1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST (13:00-16:00 UTC)

April 25, 2017 - Impact Assessment Methods - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT (10:00-13:00 UTC)


On Site Training

April 11 - 13, 2017 - Spring 2017 Sustainability Bootcamp for the three days or as individual classes

     > Intro LCA, Focus on Sustainability Assessment

     > Social Impact Assessment and Sustainable ROI - Interactive Training

     > Integrating Sustainability into the Organization

April 12, 2017 — Full-Day Master Class:
Social Impact Assessment, Sustainable ROI–Interactive Training

June 4 to June 8, 2017 — New! Biomimicry and Resilience Course from Biomimicry New England
Follow the above link for complete details, Register by February 15 to ensure attendance.


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