2020 Business & Environment Forum

Altabira City Tavern 1021 NE Grand Ave #600, Portland, OR, United States

Join us on January 28th as we discuss how the business sector can be part of the solution to our environmental challenges. Advancing transportation technologies and policies can provide multiple benefits, including health, climate and road congestion relief. A panel of Oregon-based businesses and agency speakers will highlight emerging transportation technologies, opportunities to reduce emissions from […]


Oregon Climate Emergency Day of Action

Oregon State Capitol 900 Court St NE, Salem, OR, United States

Show our strength by standing together. Send a message to state legislators and Governor Brown to stand up to the powerful oil industry and pass real climate action. If you show up for one action on climate legislation in 2020, make it this one. Register below: http://bit.ly/SignUp4DayofAction2020

The Current: ACT I: Task Force on Addressing Racial Disparities in Homeownership ACT II: Oregon Cap & Trade

Revolution Hall 1300 SE Stark St, Portland, United States

As a new Legislative Session is underway issues like Oregon's Cap & Trade and the new Task Force on Addressing Racial Disparities in Homeownership take the forefront of political conversation. Join us Oregon Environmental Council and City Club of Portland Featuring Guest Speakers: Representative Mark Meek A longtime Clackamas County resident, Representative Mark Meek is […]

Water Justice Seminar Series: Oregon Water Futures

Water Justice Seminar Series: Oregon Water Futures March 12 at 4:00pm Portland State University, Portland OR Come out and learn about Oregon Environmental Council's work to elevate voices from communities of color around the state in the Oregon 100-Year Water Vision. OEC is co-convening a collaborative project with Coalition of Communities of Color, Willamette Partnership, […]

Water is Life Film Festival

Water is Life Film Festival March 22 at 2:30pm Clinton Street Theater, Portland OR Oregon Environmental Council and Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians will screen the latest video from ATNI's Changing Currents Tribal Water Project on World Water Day at the Water is Life Film Festival. Changing Currents is an initiative to foster deeper, collective dialogue […]

2021 Business and Environment Forum – Less is More: a new mantra of water efficiency

Online Webinar

REGISTER NOW! This year for our Business and Environment Forum series we are hosting two online events, one in December 2021 and another in March 2022! The first event is coming up, offering insights and discussion into the state of water efficiency. To paraphrase Will Rogers, the trouble with water is that they aren’t making […]

If I had a billion dollars: how we can transform Oregon’s transportation future

Online Webinar

The federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is sending nearly a billion dollars to Oregon, with more on the table in the form of grants. If the Build Back Better Act passes, Oregon could see even more transportation dollars. Some of the federal funds are tied to specific kinds of projects, such as repair […]

Unlocking the Power of the Grid: Oregon’s Next Big Energy Opportunity

Online Webinar

Join us, and other business and community leaders, for the next Business and Environment forum event, Unlocking the Power of the Grid: Oregon’s Next Big Energy Opportunity!  REGISTER HERE   Oregon is committed to “100% Clean” Electricity for All by 2040. But how do we get there? Getting to 100% clean will require more solar […]

Elemental: Reimagine Wildfire Film Screening

Terrell Hall - PCC Cascades Campus 5624 N Borthwick Ave Portland OR, 97217, Portland, OR, United States

Tickets Here Join OEC’s Emerging Leaders Board, staff and Portland Community College Sustainability for a screening and panel discussion of Elemental: Reimagine Wildfire Film. Wednesday, December 13, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Doors at 6, Producer intro at 6:15, Film starts at 6:30 PM Room TH 122 in Terrell Hall on PCC Cascades Campus at 5624 N Borthwick Ave, […]


OEC Business Forum: Oregon’s Clean Technology Leadership


  The shift to a clean energy economy is happening and Oregon has an opportunity to drive economic growth, create good family-wage jobs, jumpstart and sustain new local businesses, and help ensure affordable access to life-saving clean technologies. The federal Inflation Reduction Act ($60 billion in incentives for manufacturing across the clean energy supply chain), […]