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Green Eggs

    • 04 Feb 2015
    • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Maine Audubon, Gilsland Farm Education Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth, ME
    Speaker: Mark Orlowski of the Sustainable Endowment Institute

    Description: Founded in 2005 as a special project of Rockefeller Financial Advisors, the Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) has pioneered research, education and outreach to advance resilient institutional responses to the climate crisis.  Responsible for developing The Billion Dollar Green Challenge, The Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS), the Leadership in Energy Efficiency Financing (LEEF) Network and the College Sustainability Report Card as well as supporting fossil fuel divestment campaigns in consultative roles, the Sustainable Endowment Institute and its founder, Mark Orlowski, have become vital resources to colleges, universities, municipalities and non-profits in rethinking financing strategies for energy efficiency and sustainability. Mr. Orlowski will present at the Maine USGBC Green Eggs on February 4th on the topic of Green Revolving Loan Funds and the GRITS tool and LEEF Network developed to support the work of institutions trying to balance their fiduciary responsibilities, energy challenges and sustainability aspirations.

    About Green Eggs and to Register

    Green Eggs is the Chapter’s monthly breakfast forum featuring a speaker and topic relevant to green buildings. Networking and breakfast, featuring a full breakfast – local, organic, creative – prepared by Local Sprouts Cooperative, will take place from 7:30 – 8:00 followed by a 45 minute presentation and a 15 minute question, answer & discussion period. Attendance is limited and pre-registration with payment is recommended. Attendance is $15 for members and $20 for non members. To register for the event, register here or e-mail to reserve your spot.

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