Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd
The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) is excited to announce the addition of two members to our board of directors, leading international expert in weather and climate Dr. J. Marshall [...]
"Leadership on the climate challenge must now come from cities, states, the business community and organizations like ISC. We can no longer rely on the U.S. federal government." — Kevin Sheekey, Global Head of Communications, Government [...]
Our partners say it best—empowering community-based organizations and the residents they serve creates "an opportunity for monumental change."
The Partnership for Resilient Communities provides community-based [...]
Empowering residents to lead resilience efforts is critical to developing solutions that are responsive and relevant to all members of a community. That’s why we are partnering with community-based organizations like Eastside Community Network [...]
In 2016 alone, the community solar market quadrupled, with 101 community solar projects installing more than 108 megawatts of shared solar across the country. The next five years will see the addition of 1.8 gigawatts, helping expand the [...]
Monday was Resilience Day at the White House (which we think is almost as much fun as Big Block of Cheese Day) and we’re seeing a whole bunch of great action and information about the importance of resilience.
The White House has outlined [...]
This year, ISC is turning 25. In addition to holding celebrations in Washington DC, New York, Boston and Vermont, we're talking to organizations and people who have worked with ISC to transform communities around the world.In early December, at [...]
ISC China Communications Manager Huang Wei shared this great success story from our nonprofit partner in Xiaolan.The Zhongshan Xiaolan Low Carbon Development & Promotion Center has successfully implemented the first rooftop solar panel [...]
This post is by ISC's President George Hamilton.
Thanksgiving is a great time for reflecting on the people and institutions who have meant so much to myself and to ISC – like the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and its early leaders. Last [...]
For Immediate Release: April 7, 2015Creating “Smart Cities” Takes People PowerUSDN Releases Report Assessing Technology Opportunities and Challenges Washington, D.C. – April 7, 2015 – Today, the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) [...]
This post written by Stephanie Rust.
In my day-to-day work I rarely stop to think about what ISC was doing ten years ago, but I was prompted to do so last month when Andriy Skipalskyi, a former ISC staff member from the Ukraine [...]