Parking permits are required to park on campus.
|GBC mascot, Patrick the Tiny Turtle gives|
Online registration for the keynote address is encouraged.
Chicago Greenbricks LLC: http://
Partake in the "Meatless Monday" themed Vegetarian Foods & Refreshments.
To the 2nd Annual ”Green Business Conference”.
Doors open to public. Coffee & Juice will be served.
University of Illinois Extension Office
Conservation@Home Cook County recognizes and certifies properties that demonstrate environmentally sound landscape practices. Partners involved are Forest Preserves of Cook County, University of Illinois Extension and Conservation Foundation. In addition to a beautiful landscape, the biggest reward for integrating sustainable practices on properties is knowing that property owners’ are contributing to clean water, rich soil and resilient ecosystems that support people and wildlife. Come learn how the Conservation@Home certificate recognizes green spaces that are conscientiously improving their area for the environment and humanity.
Green Community Connections was founded in the Oak Park and River Forest area that works collaboratively to build a resilient, environmentally sustainable community locally and to be an environmental leader in the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Come learn how we implement our mission to develop a deeper understanding of natural systems, build community, and inspire change that promotes sustainability at the family, organizational and public policy levels.
Top capital provider for property assessed clean energy
The Inland Green Capital PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program is an innovative land-secured assessment innovative platform that property owners can voluntarily undertake in order to secure 100% upfront financing for assorted property improvements, including: (1) energy efficiency (e.g., HVAC), (2) renewable energy (e.g., solar water heaters and solar PV), (3) storm resilience (e.g., roofs, doors, windows, hurricane shutters), and (4) water conservation projects. Come learn how we help advance the energy-efficiency sustainable movement sweeping the nation.
Empowers various type of industries with their strategies to implement more sustainable food systems resources.
From diners to event planners, members of the public want to support restaurants and businesses who share their values and commitments. It influences their dining decisions as much as menus or prices. But restaurateurs don’t always know what first steps to take or the cost savings they could enjoy by taking them. The public doesn't always know how to identify these restaurants. Both need a partner—for resources, support and education. Examine how Next Bites role shifted and extended beyond both the food service industry and the city of Chicago over time to incorporate sustainable measures into their operations and reduce our collective footprint, bolstering the health of our planet and its people.
“Since 1977, Niles Illinois-based Solar Service has been the Midwest leader in providing affordable solar solutions for business, municipalities, schools, charitable organizations, and residences.”
Last year in the United States 500,000 solar panels were installed each day making solar energy the fastest growing new energy source available today. Property and business owners seeking to lower and control energy costs are increasingly choosing environmentally reliable solar power for its outstanding financial incentives and easy-to-harness energy. Solar Service is a design/build full-service installation contractor specializing in new construction and retro-fit installations. Their staff has over 100 years of combined experience and employs in-house certified installers to ensure the highest quality installation. Come learn how it is determined if solar is a good investment for a homeowner or business owner and why one should consider joining this exciting and growing industry.
has been co-sponsored by the:
”Green Conservation Group”
"NEIU Alumni Association"
Radio vignette informing, inspiring, and educating listeners on the challenges and changes happening on Planet Earth.
"Earth Matters" focuses on the issues of climate change and the ripple effect that human impact has on water, land, air and species.
National engineering, design, project management and construction firm in the fields of civil, structural, hydraulic, environmental, geotechnical and electrical engineering, geology, surveying, construction management, process control and GIS.
Patrick Engineering uses GIS in wind farm siting and development utilizing an ESRI Story Map format. The Story Map format lets you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content. Come learn how Story Maps make it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell a story that is valuable tool for academics, government agencies, industry and businesses.
"Green Schools, Businesses, Lives, Earth: It All Matters"
The career panel will help students discuss and examine how to evolve and transform their degree into a pragmatic, green sustainable career.