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The 7th annual GoGreen Portland conference brings together private and public sector leaders to share their work on the key components of a framework for a socially sustainable community. Our experts will discuss social equity advocacy, the development of new economic models, competitive city strategies, behavioral change, new innovations and corporate responsibility. GoGreen creates a platform for attendees to engage in interactive, peer-to-peer and solution-based learning to generate practical solutions to our region’s most pressing challenges.
Attendees will engage in a full day of hands-on operational workshops, big picture plenaries, solutions-centered deep dives into new ways of thinking, inspiring keynotes and a showcase of regional businesses. With a distinct platform of bringing people together across industries and sectors, GoGreen offers the opportunity to build viable networks and best practices throughout the regional community.
Charlie Hales | Mayor of Portland
Renee Lertzman, Ph.D. | Author, The Myth of Apathy
Adam Werbach | Co-Founder, yerdle
Outside the Box: Encouraging Innovation in the Workplace
Smart Strategies for Enhancing and Engaging a Vision for Competitive Cities
Panel Discussion Forums
Tools to Increase Internal Sustainability and Loyalty through Employee Engagement
Marketing Insights on the New Federal Trade Commission's Green Marketing Guidelines
The State of The Sharing Economy: New Power of Buying
What's Next? The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations
Applying Permaculture Practices to Improve Your Business
Catalyzing Transformative Engagement: Tools and Strategies from the Behavioral Sciences
No Compromise: Impact Investing and Shareholder Activism
Closing the Waste Loop: Top Trends in Diversion Strategies
Pre & Post Conference Event
Two days of special events have been added to the lineup and require separate registration.
October 15 – Providence Park, home of the Portland Timbers, Stadium Tours 1 & 2 p.m. & the EPA Executive Forum 3-5 p.m.
October 17 – GRI Certification Course – Full Day 9-5 p.m.
GoGreen Portland 2014, brought to you by the City of Portland, Multnomah County and METRO will take place on Thursday, October 16th at the Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Ballroom located at 777 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard. Tickets are available online at portland.gogreenconference.net or via phone at 503.226.2377. Early Bird rates are good through Tuesday, September 16th, 2014. Single Admission Early Bird Full Conference tickets are $175 and Group Rate Early Bird Tickets are $150 (groups of two or more). Student, government and non-profit registration rates are available.
About GoGreen Conference
The GoGreen Conference is a sustainability learning experience for organizational decision-makers. Featuring regionally targeted content and recognized leaders from the community, GoGreen works across industry silos to foster peer-to-peer learning and collaborative solutions. Our mission is to empower attendees with the sustainability strategies, tools, and connections to build resilient, profitable organizations while driving the development of sustainable cities and regions.
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Oregon-based Environments helps companies create inspired workspaces. “Simply put, we help companies future-proof their workspaces,” says Chris Corrado, president. Since 1988,Environments has witnessed firsthand the changing landscape of business. Native Portlander and Environments founder Corrado says, “We help our clients navigate the complex realities of the workplace today and plan for their future in a very mindful, strategic way. We think of ourselves as their partners in the process.”
One hundred years ago, the Willamette River might easily have been mistaken for a sewer. Unchecked industrial activity and decades of pollution made it unrecognizable compared to the clean river that now flows north for 187 miles from Eugene through the center of Portland.
Sussman Shank LLP served as lead counsel for both the sale of 9 assisted living, memory care, and independent living campuses in Washington, Oregon, and California to a publicly-traded REIT, and the acquisition of 11 single-tenant net lease properties. This transaction was unique because it included both the sale of licensed senior housing facilities and a complicated 1031 tax deferred exchange transaction.
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