UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability & Energy

About SISE The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is usually described as an annual two-week "boot camp" on energy and sustainability — but it’s much more. SISE is a “we,” a community invested in broad issues related to energy, the environment, and sustainability, and a space that values diverse people, disciplines, perspectives, and experiences. Within this […]

Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) – Certification for Sustainable Infrastructure

The Envision Framework is a globally recognized approach to sustainable infrastructure and certification process. The ENV SP designation is becoming an increasingly important credential for any professional involved in urban planning, sustainability planning, civil infrastructure, and many more fields. Since its inception, more than 8,000 professionals have obtained their ENV SP credential, which has equipped them […]

LARC Member Meeting “Democratizing Information on the Energy Transition”

Democratizing Information on the Energy Transition by Felicia Federico, Executive Director for UCLA's California Center for Sustainable Communities The enormous complexity of California’s energy system (both its structure and governance) remains a significant barrier to full engagement of non-specialist stakeholders in advancing an equitable energy transition. Through State-funded grants and in collaboration with community-based organizations, […]

Our Thirsty State Series Part 1: Where Our Water Comes From

An overview of the primary sources of water in California, how it is delivered, what issues limit water supply, and how communities are planning for sustainable sources of water to get through this year and for the future. REGISTER HERE.

11th Annual Women In Green Forum

Luxe Sunset 11461 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

The 11th Annual Women in Green Forum will convene pioneers in the environmental movement, drawing an international audience of sustainability experts including academic researchers, CSR executives, energy analysts, and technology developers. Join us in Los Angeles to connect one-on-one with the world's leading environmental trailblazers. Please click on the number of registration passes you wish to order above […]

LA Eco-Village In Person Tour

Join us and founder Lois Arkin for an IN-PERSON tour of the LA Eco-Village. The Eco-Village was founded in 1993 as an intentional community that strove to lower environmental impacts while raising the quality of community life. Now 20 years later, the village encompasses two blocks in North Koreatown and has expansion plans for the […]

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Conversation to Action

Join the USGBC-LA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee as they present Capri Maddox's session, "Build With Equity: Paving the Way for a More Just Los Angeles." The committee will then lead a discussion with attendees focused on actionable and intersectional solutions to combat climate change. REGISTER HERE.

The Indoor Air Quality Plan – “Cleaning Up Our Act”

Indoor Air Quality measures have long been a key credit within LEED and a focus for occupant well-being. Our construction trade partners can be exposed to far more than the end-users and we believe there are opportunities to go beyond industry standard practice. In bringing together a host of subject matter experts and practitioners we […]

LEED for Cities and Communities Advisor Certificate – Training 2

LEED for Cities and Communities (LfC) rating system was launched in December 2016. More than 240 city and community projects are registered and 126 have been certified, improving sustainability and quality of life of more than 65 million people across 18 countries! USGBC has established LEED for Communities rating system to help leaders plan, design, […]

Net Zero Conference 2021

FREE REGISTRATION using code NZEDU2021 The Net Zero Conference is back in 2021 as a hybrid event: Tuesday 9/14 + Wednesday 9/15 | Virtual Educational Sessions, Keynotes, and Expo Thursday 9/16 | The Terrace at L.A. LIVE Limited capacity in-person Expo + Trailblazer Gala The 8th annual Net Zero Conference on net zero, zero carbon, […]

Greenbuild International Conference + Expo

San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA

The Greenbuild International Conference + Expo will take place September 21-23, 2021 at the San Diego Convention Center. With the option to attend both in-person or virtually, you have the opportunity to learn anywhere you choose. Attend a Greenbuild virtual or in-person event to develop your career, learn cutting edge insights and make a foothold […]

Green Careers: A Path to the Future

On Wednesday September 22, join three top speakers from the NGO, startup and digital media worlds to learn about their career paths, current roles, and how you can also forge a career that makes a difference. From helping revolutionize the plant-based meat market, to founding and leading an upstart climate NGO, to becoming a environment-focused […]

Environmental Student Network (ESN) First General Meeting

Haines Hall - Room A25

All students are welcome to join ESN's first general meeting of the 2021-2022 academic year. This meeting's purpose is to introduce the club, talk about plans for the year, and meet everyone in the community. Environmental Student Network is a community of people who care about the environment. We foster environmental stewardship through our mentorship […]

The People Facing the Sun

Join Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians President Rudy Ortega, Jr. and Pamela Villaseñor, Director of the Tribe’s Health and Social Wellness Department, in conversation with journalist and environmental historian Jon Christensen, from KCET and UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, to learn how the local tribe is working with allies in our broader […]

Sustainival

Sunset Village

UCLA's largest sustainability fair is back in person for its 11th annual year! Learn how you can live more sustainably and interact with all the sustainable organizations on campus. Come down to Sunset Village and discover what UCLA is doing to be more sustainable and find out how you can get involved.  

The Most Overlooked Birds in America: Females

Female birds are typically more drab and inconspicuous than males, leading over time to an unconscious bias towards male birds in birdwatching, photography, and even in our ornithology knowledge. This talk explores the history of focus on male birds, female vocalizations, conservation implications of overlooking female birds, and female bird identification tips. Joanna Wu is […]

Sustainable Transportation Fair

Bruin Plaza UCLA

Every October, UCLA Transportation celebrates the many benefits of sustainable transportation. Commute with confidence when you take a greener way to go during Sustainable Transportation Month!   Take the pledge to walk, ride a bike, share the ride, or take public transit for a chance to win an assortment of exciting prizes, including gift cards from the UCLA Store and businesses in Westwood Village. Also, join us for events on campus, including our […]