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November 2018


November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Chop Shop & 1st Ward, 2033 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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$30 – $40

Social entrepreneurs with unique and innovative projects pitch their concepts to a live audience at BOOST. Audience members vote with their ticket contributions to determine the winner, who receives a BOOST grant. Grant funds are raised by the Delta Emerging Leaders through sponsorship and ticket sales. Cumulatively, BOOST has provided $45,000 to 12 innovative projects in Chicago over the past six…

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Greenbuild Tour – Innovative (Re)use of Building Materials

November 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rebuilding Exchange, 1740 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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This tour covers three examples of innovative use and reuse of building materials. It features the Rebuilding Exchange, a retail warehouse for recycled building materials. Also included are the offices of DIRTT Environmental Solutions and the Natural Resources Defense Council, certified under the Living Building Challenge and LEED Platinum for Commercial Interiors. Materials to be highlighted are reclaimed wood and…

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November 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Watch Delta Institute’s CEO, Bill Schleizer, discuss Delta’s environmental and economic impact on communities throughout the Midwest live on the Giving Tuesday Streamathon on Tuesday, November 27th at 6:30 PM CT! Your #GivingTuesday gift will be matched by two Delta Board Directors - up to $10,000! Please support Delta Institute on Giving Tuesday (11/27) and double your impact on communities…

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Midwest Coal Transition: What’s in Your Toolkit?

November 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The energy market in the United States is changing and with growing community and economic pressures, coal-fired power plants across the country are shutting down. In the Midwest, this has created both opportunities and challenges for communities as they plan for what comes next after a coal plant closure. Join us for a conversation about the state of coal in…

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January 2019

Resilient Farm and Food System Finance Webinar

January 15, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Clean Portfolio Project, Croatan Institute, and the Organic Agriculture Revitalization Strategy (OARS) for a webinar exploring models to finance resilient food systems and regenerative, organic agriculture across asset classes. This event will take place on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, from 12:30-2:00 pm EST / 9:30-11:00 am PST. The Clean Portfolio Project is developing total portfolio approaches to fossil-free investing in integrated climate…

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March 2019

2019 National Shared Mobility Summit

March 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Fairmont Chicago, 200 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601
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2019 National Shared Mobility Summit March 5 - 7, 2019 Fairmont Chicago Join us at the 2019 National Shared Mobility Summit in Chicago on March 5-7, 2019. This premier event gives cross-sector leaders, policymakers, innovators and researchers the chance discuss the latest developments in shared mobility (ridehailing, micromobility, autonomous and electric vehicles, public transit, etc.) and collaborate on solutions. Learn…

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ReGenerate Illinois Summit

March 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Epiphany Farms Restaurant, 220 E Front St
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Join ReGenerate Illinois and their partner organizations for the ReGenerate Illinois Summit: Small Grains + Agroforestry + Markets on Thursday, March 14, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Epiphany Farms Restaurant in Bloomington, Illinois. Farmers in the Middle Mackinaw Watershed and the IDEA Farm Network are encouraged to come together with value supply chain representatives and invest in a day…

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Climate Leadership Conference

March 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am - March 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Join us at the 8th annual Climate Leadership Conference March 20-22 in Baltimore! Save 15% on registration using Delta’s discount code: CLC-Delta-15% The CLC convenes around the prestigious Climate Leadership Awards and brings energy and sustainability professionals together to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions.

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April 2019

Delta Social

April 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lagunitas Brewery

Who’s attending? Midwesterners who love their home Sustainability professionals Beer aficionados  Those invested in the environment Us, and you! Four reasons why you should attend:  All you can eat food!  Your $10 ticket is the same price as two coffees, and helps Delta’s environmental and economic programs $5.44 of your $6 Lagunitas beer purchase goes directly to Delta We’ll have activities, games, and merriment for you and your…

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2nd Annual Illinois Energy Market Summit

April 30, 2019 - May 2, 2019
Chicago Marriott Naperville, 1801 North Naper Boulevard
Naperville, IL 60563 United States
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Save the date for the 2nd Annual Illinois Energy Market Summit from April 30 - May 2 in Chicago, IL. Program Director Kevin Dick will be speaking on a panel titled "Energy Usage Trends and the Sophisticated Consumer aka "Prosumer," which you don't want to miss. Early bird tickets end March 29! 

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