What: Each year the EcoDistricts Summit convenes leading municipal policymakers, developers, business leaders, planners, and community leaders – people with decision-making power – to share best practices and shape the growing EcoDistricts marketplace. Take a look behind development and neighborhood revitalization - for this can’t-miss event for leaders who are shaping and building the cities and urban neighborhoods of the future.
When: Tuesday, November 12th - Thursday, November 14th
Where: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
Register now here!!
Who: Renew Energy Initiative, New England Geothermal Professional Association and Wells Fargo
What: This workshop is presented by Renew Energy Initiative and the New England Geothermal Professional Association. Participants will learn about geothermal, a clean energy resource that can provide commercial, municipal, and residential building energy cost savings. This two-hour workshop covers the a broad range of topics, including: retrofit and new construction, an overview of the benefits of geothermal, a comprehensive look at how the technology works, working with and selecting a contractor, financing and post-installation support.
Speakers include: Martin Orio, president, New England Geothermal Association and vice president Water Energy Distributors; Edward Malloy, CEO, New England Renewable Energy Systems, and Eric Ross, vice president RENEW Energy Initiative.
When: November 21, 2013, 7:30 a.m. registration and breakfast; 8-10 a.m. workshop.
Where: Laurie Conference Room, Higgins Building, Clark University, 950 Main St., Worcester, MA
Cost: $35 per person. Registration required so sign up here!
Who: The Sustainable Business Network (SBN)
What: Come taste, explore, socialize, and network with local craft brewers, distillers, cideries, artisan beverage brewers, and food producers. While celebrating tastes of local brews, enjoy live music preformed by local musicians and the beautiful Boston Harbor view. 21+ only.
When: Friday, November 22nd, 6-9:30 PM
Where: Moakley U.S. Courthouse located on the Boston waterfront
Cost: $45 and can be purchased through EventBrite. All proceeds will go to the Boston Local Food Festival!
Who: Green Streets Initiative
What: Walk/Ride Days, which occur on the last Friday of every month, encourage and inspire people everywhere to go green by walking, bicycling, and using public transit as they travel to and from work, school, or other appointments. We partner with local retailers to offer special incentives, discounts, and raffle prizes to Walk/Ride Day participants. These monthly events celebrate green transportation, give people an opportunity to make community connections, and promote a festive local atmosphere.
When: Last Friday of every month. November 29th, December 27th, January 31st, February 28th.
Where: Your commute!
Who: Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts
What: SBN's WBUR Holdiay Fundraiser with local refreshments, live and silent auctions and an interview with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
When: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 6:30- 9:30 PM
Where: WBUR Offices, Boston University, 890 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215