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San Francisco EcoTuesday :: Featuring Johanna Partin from SF Government

EcoTuesday, a unique structured monthly networking event for sustainable business leaders held concurrently in nine cities across the country, is happy to have Johanna Partin, Director of Climate Protection Initiatives in SF as our guest speaker. EcoTuesday will be held this month at the beautiful W Hotel in SF.

THIS MONTH'S SPEAKER: Johanna Partin, SF Government.

In 2011, San Francisco was named the Greenest City in North America by Siemens and the Economist Intelligence Unit. Learn how this was accomplished with a special behind the scenes discussion from our guest speaker. 


Johanna Gregory Partin serves as Director of Climate Protection Initiatives in the office of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, where she advises on citywide sustainable energy, climate, transportation, green building and other programs promoting sustainability.

Partin has over 17 years' experience in the fields of renewable energy, microfinance, gender equity and sustainable development, and has worked both locally and in more than 15 countries around the world. 

Johanna will discuss...

Sustainability on the local government level

  • Carbon Emission Goals-What does the future hold?
  • Green Transportation
  • SF Composting-Where does our garbage really go?


This month's venue

W Hotel

181 Third Street, San Francisco, CA

The four-diamond W San Francisco hotel has made history by earning the first LEED certification for an existing building belonging to a major hotel brand.



EcoTuesday is a networking event for sustainable business. Every event features a 20 minute keynote by an industry thought-leader, followed by the hallmark "Introduction Circle" where all participants have an opportunity to share about their about passion and find like-minded collaborators. Events take place nationwide on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Come and introduce yourself to a roomful of professionals! Please sign up for our twice-monthly newsletter at

Please RSVP, price is $10 with online registration ($15 at the door).

We hope you can join us for our first event of 2012!

See you there.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Really great speaker! Most informative about current state of green applications.
    I made a couple of good business contacts.

    January 30, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    My first meetup, I was impressed and delighted with the quality of the event from the speakers to all that attended and participated. I made wonderful connections and look forward to the next event. Cheers, all!
    Mark Nicholas, Graphic Designer

    January 25, 2012

  • Melissa T.

    Great speaker and group! As always!

    January 25, 2012

  • Bridgett L.

    I thought Johanna was great as always. What was the $10 for? If W is giving the space and you have a sponsor then I think you should at least offer a bowl of pretzels or one free drink.

    January 25, 2012

  • Shera S.

    a lot of information .. would have liked it to be a bit more interactive ..
    For example:
    Did you know .. and then present info or initiative
    . .or How many of you .. .
    More young job seekers and students attending that my experience in the past when I have met more high level business owners/CEOs

    January 25, 2012

  • Juli C.

    Johanna's presentation was exceptionally informative, inspiring, encouraging, and down-to-earth. I also thought the circle went surprisingly quickly, given 50-60 people attending -- that's a good thing.

    January 25, 2012

  • Allison C.

    Great event with a great speaker!

    January 25, 2012

  • Bethany B.

    Excellent speaker! Enjoyed hearing from the W Hotel and Dominican GreenMBA as well. Great circle.

    January 25, 2012

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