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10 Amazing Things YOU Made Possible in 2018

Here at the Institute for Sustainable Communities, our motto is “what’s possible”. It represents our enduring belief that when the power of leaders like you is unleashed, sustainability is within reach. How we get there varies widely. There are [...]

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by ISC Staff | January 3, 2019
Here at the Institute for Sustainable Communities, our motto is “what’s possible”. It represents our enduring belief that when the power of leaders like you is unleashed, sustainability is within reach. How we get there varies widely. There are [...]
Why
by ISC Staff | December 20, 2018
As 2018 comes to a close, we sat down with ISC co-founders Madeleine Kunin and George Hamilton to talk about what inspired them to create ISC and how it has evolved over the years. https://youtu.be/PqZwryLyMKU
by Anna Marandi | December 12, 2018
The possibility that a large wildfire could occur in the forests on the highly urbanized west side of Washington State’s Cascade Mountains is currently a remote, but real, possibility that grows every year as the region’s population increases, [...]
by ISC Staff | December 6, 2018
By Senior Program Officer Jaime Love and Program Officer Nicole EnrightTransparency, trust, truth, trauma, and healing.That’s how our New Orleans-based partners, Healthy Community Services, described their approach to their resilience project, [...]
by ISC Staff | November 29, 2018
ISC recently launched the Clean Energy Accelerator component of our India EHS+ Center program. The EHS+ Center provides environment, health, safety, and energy efficiency training and technical support to factories. The accelerator initiative [...]
by ISC Staff | November 6, 2018
The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact Staff Steering Committee Southeast Florida sea-level rise compact a model for other regions The editorial board of the Miami Herald wrote a wonderful piece about the leadership [...]
by ISC Staff | October 30, 2018
Jan Blomstrann Stephen P. Groff ISC is excited to announce the addition of two members to our board of directors – NRG Systems co-founder and former CEO Jan Blomstrann, and Asian Development Bank Vice President Stephen P. [...]
by Lauren Ordway | October 16, 2018
Cape Hatteras, North Carolina I live in Miami – a few blocks from the bay, behind a small strip of mangroves. In recent years the city has become the poster-child for climate change and extreme weather events. I grew up, in-part, in Cape [...]
by ISC Staff | October 16, 2018
Photo Credit: Ben Sassani - Harvey Flooding - Sassani Photography A year after Hurricane Harvey dumped up to 60 inches of rainfall on the Houston area – taking over 80 lives and causing an estimated $180 billion of damage – ISC and the Houston [...]