News and Events

The following is a list of upcoming seminars and workshops to help Maryland Green Registry members maintain their commitment to strong, proactive environmental management. 

To promote upcoming environmental events in this space, e-mail green.registry@maryland.gov or post the information directly to the Maryland Green Registry Members LinkedIn Group.

Maryland Green Registry Member Newsletters:  Stay up to date with events and technical assitance offerings here​.

October 12, 2022, 1-2 pm.  Tips and Resources for Sustainable Environmental Management:  A project close-out call for Greening Your Business participants on using their sustainability assessments to reinvigorate their green teams, set goals, implement and share their success.  The information is relevant to all Maryland businesses and organizations and we welcome your participation!​

1.     Welcome and Introductions - Laura Armstrong, MDE
2.     RMI Program Update – Mike Galiazzo, RMI  
3.     Energy Incentives​
        a. MEA Programs​ – Garry Aime, MEA
        b. EmPower Maryland utility rebates -​ ​Nandini Mouli, eSAI
4.     Elements of Sustainable Environmental Management
         a.     Green Teams: ​Melissa Schulte, Black Ankle Vineyards
         b.     Assessments/Goals/Timelines/Project Implementation - Laura
                 Armstrong​
         c.     Environmental Certification Programs: Alex Elisio, C-Care 
​                 (EcoVadis​)
         d.     Sharing your success  - Laura Armstrong
5.     Closing remarks/questions​

No registration is required, just ​click here to join the webinar:​ meet.google.com/zvb-yysa-asj

or email us at green.registry@maryland.gov if you'd like to receive a calendar invite with the Google Meet invite.

Related Resources for October 12 call​:​

Steps on the Path to Sustainability​​​​

Sample Environmental Policy Statement​

Five Tips to Building a Strong Green Team​

Sample Worksheet for Reviewing and Ranking Environmental Impacts

Environmental Objectives and Targets Worksheet

Environmental Certification Programs


Tuesdays, September 13 - October 25​, 202​2, 10​:30 a.m. - noon: Maryland Clean Energy Speaker Serie​s.   ​​Free Zoom seminars. Register here​.


​9/13: Macro Meets Micro in the Grid of the Future 

9/20: Hardening Operations of Critical Infrastructure: Energy Storage & Renewable Generation for Resilience 

9/27: Shifting to a Zero Emissions Fleet: Infrastructure Planning, Financing & Management 

10/4: Solar Technologies & Removing Roadblocks to Implementation

10/11: Environmental Justice in the Energy Sector 

10/18: Carbon Reduction Strategies and the Potential for Net Zero Emission Credits 

10/25: Solutions to Achieve Building Energy Performance Standards ​

10/25, 2:30 a.m - 4 p.m.: Master Energy Plan Design & Implementation for Facility Maintenance & Operation ​



ENERGY STAR Webinars (Ongoing): 

Learn more about ENERGY STAR and Portfolio Manager programs through these webinars.  They are free, but registration is required.

To register, go to: 

https://esbuildings.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=esbuildings​​

For archived webinars:

https://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=bldrs_lenders_raters.webinars_presentations

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Green Events Baltimore:  This site tracks events around Baltimore aiming to keep the green community connected, educated and inspired.
 

Annapolis Green: This organization also keeps a calendar of local and statewide events.

 

U.S. Green Building Council Maryland: This organization offers educational and networking events, as well as training for credential maintenance. See upcoming events here.​

 

Sustainable Business Webinar Series

 

This four-part webinar series for commercial and industrial facilities was developed to help build the business case for environmental sustainability and turn ideas into outcomes. See archived webinars​ on Practical Approaches to Source Reduction, Basics of Energy Management, and Influence of the Corporate Culture​

 

 

Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund

 

This fund will invest $250,000 annually over a three-year period in Maryland-based startup companies with innovative technologies that may help improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay area. For more information, go to http://www.mtech.umd.edu/funding/cbsc/index.html

 


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