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Closing the Hunger Gap 2017
Location: Portland, OR
In September 2015, the Oregon Food Bank hosted an incredible gathering of over 500 representatives from food banks, farms, and organizations focused on health, education, and food justice gathered together for three days of critical discussion and action planning towards ending hunger and cultivating a more just food system.
We’re gearing up for the next conference! We are looking for interested organizations to submit proposals to host the 2017 Closing the Hunger Gap conference.
Thirteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability
Date: 19-21 January 2017
Location: Niterói, Greater Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Thirteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability features research addressing topics pertinent to a sustainable future, including Environmental Sustainability, Sustainability in Economics, Social and Cultural Context, Sustainability Policy and Practice, Sustainability Education and the 2017 Special Focus: “Pathways to Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for State and Society.”
ICSCHEJ 2017: 19th International Conference on Sustainable Communities, Health and Environmental Justice
Date: April 20th-21st, 2017
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
The ICSCHEJ 2017: 19th International Conference on Sustainable Communities, Health and Environmental Justice aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sustainable Communities, Health and Environmental Justice. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Sustainable Communities, Health and Environmental Justice.
Sustainable Food Summit
Date:18-20 Jan 2017
Location: San Francisco
With agriculture linked to some of the major ecological and social issues the planet faces, what solutions are provided by sustainable food systems? How can sustainable ingredients reduce environmental and / or health impacts of food products? What are best-practices in addressing food waste and packaging impacts? What can be done to improve supply chains and mitigate food fraud risks? Such questions will be addressed in a high-level forum.
Since 2009, the Sustainable Foods Summit has been discussing leading issues the food industry faces concerning sustainability and eco-labels, such as Organic, Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance, etc. This international series of summits now takes place in the major geographic regions of the world.
Our nation’s toxic chemicals policy has been broken for 39 years. Now, there are two competing bills in the Senate to update it: one that protects you (introduced by Sens. Boxer and Markey), and one that protects the chemical industry (introduced by Sens. Udall and Vitter).
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