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The Sustainable Future Section supports sustainability within the Oregon legal profession and the practice of law through (1) educational programs, (2) examination of the integration of law and sustainability, and (3) dialogue about the needs and interests of future generations.

What’s New

Join Oregon Law School’s Green Business Initiative on April 18 in Eugene for its 2014 Symposium, Constructing the Green Future. This year’s symposium features a welcoming address by Eugene Mayor, Kitty Piercy, Keynote Speakers Martin Tull, Executive Director of Green Sports Alliance, and Mark Edlen, CEO of Gerding Edlen.  Click here for more details.

The next meeting of the Executive Committee of the Section will take place on April 3, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM at Landye Bennett, 1300 SW 5th Ave Ste 3500, Portland.  The agenda, call-in information and ADA access will be available soon.

The Section is highlighted in blog about what several state bar associations are doing to advance sustainable business practices among their memberships.  See the GreenworksGov.org blog.

The Winter 2013 edition of The Long View, the Section’s newsletter, is now available.  Read articles on the effects of climate change in the Northwest and Multnomah County’s plans to address those effects.  Click here!

Congratulations Dick Roy!  Dick Roy was selected as one of 40 semi-finalists and was invited to be a 2013 Purpose Prize Fellow.  Here is a link to the write-up posted on the web site, which mentions the Section.

The Section is now on LinkedIn!  Join the Sustainable Future Section on LinkedIn to get the latest updates and participate in conversations about sustainability and the law.

The Sustainable Future section welcomes new members of the Oregon State Bar with a discounted membership offer.  If you joined the Bar in 2013, you will receive a 2013 Sustainable Future section membership for free .  This is the link to the form for 2013 members to join for free: http://www.osbar.org/_docs/forms/NewMemberSectionComp.pdf or email to OSBSustainableFuture@gmail.com to sign-up.

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