LAW LIBRARIANS AS CHANGE AGENTS: IMPLEMENTING SUSTAINABILITY

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Free for AALL members; Non-AALL Members - $60
site registration is available $125 for members, $150 non-members

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DESCRIPTION

Law librarians have an opportunity to become organizational leaders in sustainability and justice. There is an opportunity to catalyze action to improve communities. Using AALL’s recent sustainability resolution as a guide, librarians will learn how to be change agents by increasing organizational management’s commitment to sustainability, health and wellness. Participants will learn effective strategies to integrate sustainability into an organization and how to leverage their research, communication, and project planning skills to facilitate an action plan. Hear from a sustainability expert and successful sustainability achievements within a law firm.

ATTENDEES WILL LEARN:

  • strategies and techniques to increase organizational commitment to sustainability actions 
  • best practices for instituting sustainability initiatives
  • how to apply key principles of planning and action and build a sustainability template

PANELIST INFORMATION

SPEAKER

Deby Stabler
Project Azul Verde

Deby is a management consultant with over 10 years of experience specializing in sustainability analysis, reporting, and strategy. Deby started her company, Project Azul Verde, to deliver sustainability consulting to clients of all needs, sizes, and funding levels by bringing efficient and accessible sustainability solutions to nonprofits, small business, public and private organizations. Her professional experience includes eco-certification development, carbon footprint/GHG accounting, GRI materiality assessments, CSR reporting, Environmental Management Systems, and sustainability strategy for Fortune 500, tourism, retail, municipal and nonprofit organizations. 


 MODERATOR/SPEAKER


David Selden 
Library Director
National Indian Law Library/Native American Rights Fund

David is the National Indian Law Library/Native American Rights Fund Library Director and chair of AALL SR-SIS Committee on Environmental Sustainability. David has been a presenter at AALL and SLA annual meetings. He recently presented on sustainability for the American Library Association.  David is also chair of his non-profit law firm’s Green Office Committee and has been successful in launching and leading sustainability initiatives at his firm. David was able to initiate a commitment to sustainability at the Native American Rights Fund/National Indian Law Library.