Fwd: WiserEarth and the Green Century Institute welcome you!
- People may find this a worthwhile resource; I didn't know anything about it until just now, but there are many people and organizations listed.
WiserEarth and the Green Century Institute welcome you!
As members of the WiserEarth community and Sustainable Cities and Design Portal (SCDP), you now have the ability to connect to hundreds of thousands of organizations from around the world that share your interest in creating a sustainable civil society. As the stewards of this specific area of focus, the Green Century Institute invites you to become an active participant within the portal, through which valuable information, resources and tools can be exchanged freely and openly.
To support WiserEarth, go to <http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=moa87ccab.0.pqp67ccab.l96tm6aab.4229&ts=S0266&p=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wiserearth.org%2F>http://www.wiserearth.org, create a personal login for yourself, and then update and enhance your organization's profile in the community directory. Continue to add value by uploading your green urbanism and sustainable communities resources to the portal or tapping into the wealth of the network and its 12,000+ sustainable community groups worldwide. A more complete instruction manual is included as an attachment along with this mailer.
As the founding stewards of the Sustainable Cities and Design Portal, we would like to highlight some upcoming events that may be of interest to you:
Green Urban Design Competition
<http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=moa87ccab.0.g5uupccab.l96tm6aab.4229&ts=S0266&p=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.greencenturyinstitute.org%2Fsketchbook.html>Register to enter GCI's first design competition and start designing today, for the Califia Sketchbook: The Green City of Tomorrow. Califia is envisioned as a world-class real estate development and model ecocity, the first of its kind in North America. As a comprehensive, mixed-use model, the project will combine a variety of residential configurations with a full complement of civic, retail, and commercial spaces. Califia will synergize leading-edge green building design, advanced energy and technology systems, innovative social frameworks and exquisite natural environments.
Ecocity World Summit
<http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?t=moa87ccab.0.qqp67ccab.l96tm6aab.4229&ts=S0266&p=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ecocityworldsummit.org%2F>Register now or submit papers for Ecocity Builder's seventh installment in the leading ecocity conference series in the world. Throughout Earth Day Week, April 22-26, 2008 in San Francisco, California, the Ecocity World Summit will be convening an international community of inspired change-makers; courageous individuals who are addressing problems of the world's environment with thoughtful long-range solutions that are truly sustainable, ecologically healthy and socially just.
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