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  • 2016 SEMINARS - Sustainable Path Sustainable Path
    Pollution Ensuring safe shipping through Washington s waterways is critical to maintaining our region s economy culture and environment With multiple projects proposed that will expand coal and oil exports from ports in British Columbia and Washington oil spill risks are escalating rapidly Evidence shows that ocean noise caused by people is doubling every decade and the effects of this increased noise on sea creatures are not well understood PANELISTS Stephanie Buffum Friends of the San Juans Executive Director Fred Felleman Friends of the Earth Commissioner Port of Seattle Rob Williams Oceans Initiative marine conservation scientist a 2015 Marine PEW Fellow VIDEO OF SEMINAR COMING SOON SEMINARS IN 2015 TOPIC Extraordinary Tales From the Salish Sea Presenters Joe Gaydos Chief Scientist for the SeaDoc Society Audrey DeLalla Benedict Director of Cloud Ridge Naturalists TOPIC Putting a Price on Climate Pollution in Washington State SPEAKERS Yoram Bauman environmental economist Founder of CarbonWA KC Golden Senior Policy Advisor at Climate Solutions and Board Chair of 350 org Nicole Vallestero Keenan Policy Director Puget Sound SAGE Todd Myers Director Center for the Environment WA Policy Center Moderator Steve Scher Our state has taken a regional leadership position on climate change The panel of experts and leaders on climate change will explore the future of climate policy in our state and the challenges ahead Collective Giving Collective Impact Sustainable Path is a non profit community based organization that believes to improve the sustainability of our region we must recognize the broader interconnected nature of our world At the heart of our work is the belief that the principles of science can help us find solutions to some of the most significant and interconnected challenges facing our region We re a community of like minded people who care about making our region more sustainable We

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  • The Myth of Climate Change Apathy Seminar - Sustainable Path Sustainable Path
    Are Our Staff Our Board Our Story News Contact The Myth of Climate Change Apathy Seminar Video is now available Held on Sept 16 2015 at Town Hall Do personal anxieties and emotional responses to ecological problems hinder our ability to act effectively According to Royal Roads University s Renee Lertzman tackling climate change takes more than behavioral changes it also requires an underlying shift in human emotions She argues that rather than being apathetic to global environmental issues people care deeply they just don t know how to reframe their thinking She ll discuss the psychology of climate change outline strategies for fixing our so called apathy and explain why it s important to mobilize for change now before it s too late Renee Lertzman PhD author of Environmental Melancholia teaches Psychology of Environmental Education and Communication in the MA programme at Royal Roads University British Columbia Canada and is an applied researcher and communications consultant She has a PhD in Psychosocial Studies from Cardiff University UK a MA in Communication Studies from UNC Chapel Hill and actively consults speaks and teaches internationally across governmental private public and educational sectors Contact Us Sustainable Path Foundation Holyoke Building 107 Spring

    Original URL path: http://sustainablepath.org/save-the-date/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Previous Seminar - Sustainable Path Sustainable Path
    April 14 at Town Hall Extraordinary Tales from the Salish Sea We partnered with Town Hall for this event that drew over 200 to hear this fascinating talk You can listen to the presentation on Town Hall s website PRESENTERS Joe Gaydos Chief Scientist for the SeaDoc Society Audrey DeLella Benedict director of Cloud Ridge Naturalists Joe has been studying the fish and wildlife of the Salish Sea for over

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  • Save the Date, Oct. 28 Seminar, Climate Change-It's Alll About Us Sustainable Path
    Involved WHAT IS COLLECTIVE GIVING About Us Who We Are Our Staff Our Board Our Story News Contact 2014 Seminars Oct 28 Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest With last summer s large wildfires global warming s likely effects in the Northwest are becoming increasingly discussed This panel discussion will analyze local climate change trends in our region and give insight into how these will shape the Pacific Northwestern lifestyle Hear about current local efforts underway to prepare for these changes and learn more about what actions to take to make a difference in the future of regional climate change SPEAKERS Dr Amy Snover University of Washington Director Climate Impacts Group Dr Crystal Raymond Seattle City Light Strategic Advisor Climate Change Adaptation Rhys Roth Director Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Evergreen State College May 13 Old MacDonald s Farm Ain t What It Used To Be Categories 2004 Seminars 2005 Seminars 2006 Seminars 2007 Seminars 2008 Seminars 2009 Seminars 2010 Seminars 2011 Seminars 2012 Seminars 2013 2014 Grantees Articles Collective Impact Circles Events Seminars Grant Cycle Grantees New Grant Awards Pathways Newsletters Contact Us Sustainable Path Foundation Holyoke Building 107 Spring St Seattle WA 98104 Telephone 206 914 7131 E mail

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  • For Grant Seekers - Sustainable Path Sustainable Path
    Sound region of Washington State At the heart of our work is the recognition of the interconnectedness of natural systems and human activity and the vital need to work together on our path to a sustainable future Our work is based on the belief that evidence based solutions can help us address some of our region s most significant challenges A common thread connecting our grant awards is an interest in action oriented projects that enhance the sustainability of our region while benefiting and directly engaging citizens We seek to invest in innovative practical and cost effective solutions particularly those that identify emerging trends or pilot innovative solutions to tough environmental problems We are interested in projects that can be replicated Download the complete RFP Download the 2016 Grant Application Form Please note if you use Mozilla the application form will be in your download file the word document will not directly open DEADLINE Tuesday March 1 2016 Please contact Lee Benner Director of Operations if you have any questions Email lee at sustainablepath dot org Our Vision Sustainable Path Foundation envisions a sustainable future based on scientific understanding and respect for the interconnected nature of our world Our Values

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  • WHAT IS COLLECTIVE GIVING? - Sustainable Path Sustainable Path
    networking and learning opportunities or simply use Sustainable Path to make a highly leveraged gift If you value and enjoy learning supporting innovative work and making a difference in our community then join today PARTNER BENEFITS Proactive Giving You have the chance to be directly and personally involved with applicants and learn exactly what your pooled dollars will fund Enjoyable Work Perhaps the biggest draw you meet others with similar interests and learn from one another through your involvement in grant making activities Tangible Impact You will strategically leverage your individual contribution and make a tangible difference in advancing solutions to some of the most significant and interconnected challenges facing our region Democratic Structure Each Impact Circle Partner has an equal say in decision making and collective votes determine the funding recipients Continual Learning You will have a number of opportunities to deepen your knowledge on various topics e g brown bag lunches site visits Annual Gathering Sustainable Path will host a gathering of grantees and partners across all the Impact Circles This will be an educational opportunity to further learn about the issues the strategies to find solutions and hear about the work that has been accomplished with the grant funds You will be invited to share your experience and help evaluate the overall Impact Circle process A Partner makes an annual minimum contribution of 250 To join or to learn more please contact Lee Benner Director of Operations at lee at sustainablepath org or call 206 914 7131 Collective Giving Collective Impact Sustainable Path is a non profit community based organization that believes to improve the sustainability of our region we must recognize the broader interconnected nature of our world At the heart of our work is the belief that the principles of science can help us find

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  • Who We Are - Sustainable Path Sustainable Path
    Who We Are In 2002 a group of colleagues at Immunex a local biotechnology company decided to start a foundation focused on the Puget Sound region and built on the company s flourishing culture of interdisciplinary expertise creativity and collaboration It was set up as a Collaborative Funding Model It s a new order of business best described as philanthropy with wide rather than deep pockets capturing the smaller donations of many individuals and leveraging them into larger more transformative grants 10 years and two name changes later Sustainable Path is a successful 501 c 3 non profit organization At the heart of our mission is the recognition of the interconnected nature of systems in our world and the vital need to work together on our path into the future Read our 10th Anniversary Decade Report Linda Park SPF VimeoMaster from Sustainable Path Foundation on Vimeo Our Vision Sustainable Path Foundation envisions a sustainable future based on scientific understanding and respect for the interconnected nature of our world Our Values We are hopeful and courageous We see the interconnected nature of the world We seek evidence based solutions to complex problems We embrace diverse perspectives and ideas We work in

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  • Our Staff - Sustainable Path Sustainable Path
    Benner is our Director of Operations She has worked for a variety of non profits whose primary work centered on education the environment and civic engagement Prior to joining Sustainable Path she served as the Development Director for The Next Fifty Seattle Center Foundation Technology Access Foundation TAF and the Seattle Waldorf School She started her career working for the MO State Energy Office on energy conservation and next worked for the WA State Energy Extension Service Lee has a Master s in Public Administration from the University of MO Columbia She enjoys gardening exploring beaches and trying out new recipes on family and friends You can reach her at Lee at sustainablepath org Become a Volunteer Our volunteers care deeply about sustainability in our region and want to get personally and intellectual involved in finding solutions to some of the most pressing sustainability issues We will work with you to craft a unique volunteer opportunity that matches your skills and interests By volunteering with us you will have your world view honored while working in a collaborative environment with some of the brightest minds thinking about sustainability in our region Learn more about ways in which you can help move society toward a healthy and sustainable future If you would like to volunteer please contact email us at info at sustainablepath org WHAT DO OUR VOLUNTEERS VALUE MOST ABOUT THE FOUNDATION I get to meet great people who do great work From my perspective the dialogue Like minded spirits they are my friends There is a very strong volunteer culture with smart people so it becomes a learning experience The Foundation really wants to work with volunteers to find a way for them to be involved that is satisfying to them There is flexibility to really hone in on

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