Workshops and Calendar
The Center for Green Industries And Sustainable Business Growth regularly offers training seminars. Some are offered free-of-charge, and some require a small registration fee. All events are on a first come, first served basis.
May 15th--17th Annual Entrepreneur's Growth Conference. Offered by the Duquesne Small Business Development Center, this event is a great opportunity to learn how to start and grow a business. Each year, the Green Center incorporates more and more sustainability themed break-out sessions into the conference so stay tuned for more information!
May 27th, June 3rd and June 10th--Green Business Certificate Series. This three part series will, respectively, cover the topics of: sustainable operations, marketing, & green financing, as well as sustaining business trends.
May 27th--Green Business Strategies. Topics covered: energy and water conservation, waste and pollution reduction, designing, buying and selling green products, green building, environmental laws and regulations, organizing a green team
June 3rd--Green Market Essentials. Topics covered: market opportunities, target audiences, content and reach, certifications and seals, partnerships and initiatives, international markets, barriers to green buying
June 10th--Financing Green Growth. Topics covered: funding sources and opportunites, grants and awards, rebates and incentives, life cycle analysis and costing, purchasing renewables, attracting investment.
TBA--Certified Energy Manager Training and other workshops and seminars.
*Please stay tuned for updates to the 2015 workshop and training schedule. We're very excited about the programs we're developing and we know you will be as well.