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Featured Green Jobs – September 12, 2017

Below are featured green job opportunities for September 12, 2017.

Is your organization hiring? E-mail leonard [at] or call 510-768-7011 for information on how your job can be listed.

* Project Coordinator, Future of Fish (Portland, OR)
* Communications Director, Sailors for the Sea (Newport, RI)
* Traceability Project Manager, Future of Fish (Location Flexible)
* Associate Director, The Cornucopia Institute (Location Flexible)
* Executive Director, Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust (Rangeley, ME)
* Head of Blended Finance Initiative, Rare (Asia; extensive travel required)
* Field Technician, Watershed Conservation Resource Center (Fayetteville, AR)
* Farmer Training Program Manager, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project (Lowell, MA)
* Environment and Sustainability – Strategic Advisor, Seattle Parks and Recreation (Seattle, WA)
* Deputy Director, US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (Washington, DC)

Featured Green Jobs – July 13, 2017

Below are featured green job opportunities for July 13, 2017.

Is your organization hiring? E-mail leonard [at] or call 510-768-7011 for information on how your job can be listed.

Cleantech Job Fair in SF on February 10

The Cleantech Open will be hosting a job fair on Friday, February 10, 2017. This event is part of Cleantech Week, a weeklong program which will spotlight global cleantech innovation and entrepreneurship at over 10 events during five days in San Francisco.

The Cleantech job fair will be at the PG&E Energy Center (851 Howard Street) and is free for job seekers, but advance registration is required. The fair will include career-related workshops and events throughout the day.

Employers interested in participating in the job fair should contact Anna Casas at

[cross-posted from Green Collar Blog]

2016 Women in Green Forum to Take Place in Los Angeles on August 31

The 7th Annual Women In Green Forum (WIGF) will convene leaders in the environmental movement, drawing an international audience of sustainability experts including academic researchers, CSR executives, energy analysts, and technology developers.

This year's event will take place will take place in Los Angeles on August 31 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel. Complete event information is available here.

SVForum to Present “Tech Women Forum – What’s Next in Clean Tech?” on July 23

SVForumOn July 23, SVForum will present a program entitled Tech Women Forum: What’s Next in Clean Tech? A summary of this program is:

Join some prominent experts in clean technology to find out where we are going over the next 20 years. Solar, wind, and wave energy are all considered clean tech. What about nuclear and ethanol, which have been considered clean by some, but raise other concerns? Is water the new oil? Saving energy may be more important than generating it. What about clean air, energy efficiency, and storage? How will the Internet of Things play into this space, in terms of facilitating and making clean tech more mainstream?

This program will include the following panelists:

  • Moderator: Lisa Ann Pinkerton, Founder of San Francisco’s Women in Cleantech and Sustainability
  • Neha Ruikar,  Senior Product Development Controls Engineer at Bloom Energy
  • Teresa Zhang, Sr Manager, Global Design and Engineering at SunEdison
  • Karen Zelmar, Director of Energy Efficiency Programs at PG&E

This program will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304. Registration information is available here.

Silicon Valley Energy Summit is June 25 at Stanford

VC Taskforce

Stanford University’s Precourt Energy efficiency Center is partnering with Sustainable Silicon Valley to produce Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2015. This event will focus on sustainable energy and feature dynamic speakers, facilitated Conversations for Action on targeted topics, and a Solutions Showcase. Other highlights include

  • Engage with more than 400 leaders from the world's largest IT companies, Silicon Valley startups, investment funds, utilities, government, environmental organizations, and research institutions; 

  • Gain insights on the latest energy technologies, corporate practices, market trends, and emerging government policies.

You can view a program agenda here and learn more (including how to register) here.

VC Taskforce Presents “The Energy Solutions VC Pitch” on June 11

VC Taskforce VC Taskforce will present an Energy Solutions VC Pitch program on June 11, 2015.  This event will provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs seeking start-up funding to deliver a pitch to a panel of investors whose investment focus is energy solutions, energy efficiency, and cleantech. Participants at this event will able to observe the pitches and hear feedback from the panel.

The moderaor for this program is Asaf Kharal (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati) and the investor panel is:

  • Curtis Feeney, Voyager Capital
  • Tammi Smorynski, Intel Capital
  • Heather Richman, US Navy Excelerator and GreenLight Strategies

This event will take place from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA. To register use one of the following links:

To register to pitch (select Affiliate option to receive a discount)

To register without pitching (select Affiliate option to receive a discount)

Save 15% on 2015 Wall Street Green Summit (March 23)

Thanks to our friends at the Wall Street Green Summit, readers of Green VC can save 15% on registration for their 2015 event. This event will take place on March 23 at the Columbia University Club, 15 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036.

Topics that will be covered at this event include:

  • Renewable Energy Finance
  • New Corporate Sustainability Initiatives
  • Impact Investing
  • Crowdfunding for Renewables
  • Smart Grid Opportunities
  • Financing Greening the Built Environment
  • Insights into Carbon Trading & Finance
  • Green Hedge Fund Strategies
  • Cleantech Investment Today
  • Corporate Sustainability Today
  • PACE Commercial for Efficiency & Solar Finance

Enter code "GVC" (without the quotes) when registering online to receive your savings.

Free Online Event on January 21: “Funding Your Startup Pt. 1: Crowdfunding, Seed Funding and Accelerators”

On Wednesday, January 21st at 9:00 AM Pacific time there will be a free online event entitled “Funding Your Startup Pt. 1: Crowdfunding, Seed Funding and Accelerators.”

This event will feature the following panelists:

  • Adora Cheung – Founder, Homejoy
  • Dave McClure – Founder, 500 Startups
  • Danae Ringelmann – Founder, IndieGoGo

You can attend this event (and submit questions in advance) here.

This event is being presented by Google for Entrepreneurs.

Reminder: Echoing Green Deadline is January 5, 2015

Echoing Green

A brief reminder — January 5, 2015 is the deadline for applying for the 2015 Echoing Green Fellowship. Echoing Green provides seed funding for social entreprenuers to launch new organizations.  Thusfar, Echoing Green has invested more than $36 million in seed funding to more than 600 social entrepreneurs and their organizations. 

Here are some helpful links for those considering applying:

* Learn more about the Echoing Green Fellowship Programs:

* Sign up to receive information and application support:

* Visit the Echoing Green Application Guidance page to prepare:

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