It is widely recognized that the roots of so many of our most serious environmental problems are rooted in modern society's production and consumption practices, policies and systems. This understanding was not only officially acknowledged by heads of state in Johannesburg in 2002 at the World… Read More

One relatively new domain in the world of financial investment focuses on climate change; in particular, investing in low- or zero-carbon business ventures, technologies and practices that contribute to protecting our global climate, as opposed to adding to the problem.

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In the ongoing story of international efforts since 2002 to address the overarching objective of changing unsustainable consumption and production patterns, the UN recently announced the launch of the One Planet Network -- those organizations, agencies, businesses, policymakers and others… Read More

Silver Spring Civic Center

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Maryland— ISF, One Montgomery Green (OMG) and Poolesville Green (PG) will host local events addressing climate change in conjunction with the Global Climate Action Summit, September 12-14, 2018, in San Francisco.           … Read More

High Level Political Forum

New York, New York

The overall theme for this session is "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following, including Goal 17 (Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, that… Read More

UN reviews SDG 12 and other goals

NEW YORK, July 9, 2018 -- The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) opened today at the United Nations, where government delegations, policymakers, business leaders, NGOs and others will review global progress by countries in implementing six of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)… Read More

Eugene, Oregon

The International Association for Communication and Media Research will convene its annual conference at the Universty of Oregon in Eugen, Oregon, USA. This year's theme, Reimagining Sustainability: Communication and Media Research in a Changing World, is very pertinent to ISF's work. ISF… Read More

Brookside Gardens Visitors Center Reception Hall
1800 Glenallan Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20902

One Montgomery Green annual gala is a fundraiser for this local sustainability organization and ISF partner. The gala includes appetizers, local beer and wine, refreshments, entertainment, green vendors and door prizes.

Tickets:Early Bird $50 (by April 30) | Regular $60… Read More

World Environment Day is the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries.

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Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veteran Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Sign up for the 2018 Conservation Montgomery Green Forum. Don’t rely on endorsements alone. Hear from the candidates for County Executive first-hand as they discuss their positions on local environmental issues and take questions from the audience. The event is free but we ask that you RSVP so… Read More