Happenings: GRID's Daily Round-up of Local Events

Van Jones, courtesy treehugger.com

Monday, March 14, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Energy Audits - Your Building’s Return on Investments: Everybody's talking about reducing their energy costs, but where does a condo or co-op building start the process? This Academy of Natural Sciences, Town Square event will tell you how. Register here.

Tuesday, March 15, 5:30 p.m.

Green - The New Black: On Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 900AM-WURD, Philadelphia’s only African-American talk radio station, will present: “Green — The New Black.” This event will feature a landmark conversation between John Francis, Ph.D. and Van Jones — two of the most renowned thought leaders on social activism and environmental justice. Register here.

Tuesday, March 15, 5 - 7:15 p.m.

The Future of Sustainable Healthcare - From Global to Local: The evening will include an opportunity to network over appetizers and beverages and to meet hospital leaders engaged in moving hospitals toward more sustainable practices. Register here.

Wednesday, March 16, 6 - 8 p.m.

Sustainable Fashions Entrepreneurs Circle: The goal of the event is to bring together entrepreneurs that are interested in creating social change and/or being more sustainable in their fashion businesses. This month's topic is: Behind the Seams with Kristin Haskins Simms, Best Strangefruit. Register here.