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San Francisco Hosts 7th Annual Green Festival

GOOD is happily taking part in this year's Green Festival, the nation's largest green consumer living expo, happening in San Francisco on...

GOOD is happily taking part in this year's Green Festival, the nation's largest green consumer living expo, happening in San Francisco on November 14, 15, & 16.The festival will highlight economic and environmental sustainability issues, while offering attainable goals for navigating these uncertain times.Join us--along with more than 125 authors, leaders and educators--for great how-to workshops, cutting-edge films, fun activities for kids, organic beer and wine, delicious vegetarian cuisine, and a diverse lineup of live music that includes a Friday night Kick-Off Party featuring hip-hop pioneer Chuck D!Register online today and be sure to sign up for The GOOD Pass, which gives you 2-for-1 admission to the Green Festival, plus a one-year subscription to GOOD. (One hundred percent of the money benefits the Green Festival, Co-op America, and Global Exchange!)Event Details:San Francisco Green FestivalNovember 14 to 16, 2008Friday – 12pm to 7pmSaturday – 10am to 7pmSunday – 11am to 6pmSan Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center635 8th St (at Brannan St)San Francisco, CA 94103Giftcenter Pavillion Theater888 Brannan StreetSan Francisco, CA 94103

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Opportunity Green 2008

In November, 500 entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, and designers will gather in Los Angeles for "Opportunity Green," an annual conference focused on building socially responsible, sustainable enterprises. The speakers-all of whom have experience in business, sustainability, or, often, both-will..

In November, 500 entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, and designers will gather in Los Angeles for "Opportunity Green," an annual conference focused on building socially responsible, sustainable enterprises. The speakers-all of whom have experience in business, sustainability, or, often, both-will include GOOD's very own CEO Jonathan Greenblatt, Rick Ridgeway, a vice president at Patagonia, and representatives from Nike Considered, Dwell, Pangea Organics, IDEO, Whole Foods, and Reverb, just to name a few.More information and registration details are at www.opportunitygreen.comGOOD readers use can use this code for a discount: GOODz1L

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GOOD and Case Foundation Are Co-hosting a Reception at SoCap '08

From October 13-15, hundreds of leading social entrepreneurs and investors from around the world will gather in San Francisco at the debut SoCap Conference. The three days of panels, discussions, and elbow-rubbing will focus on ways to expand the "social capital ecosystem" and direct cash to worthy social..

From October 13-15, hundreds of leading social entrepreneurs and investors from around the world will gather in San Francisco at the debut SoCap Conference. The three days of panels, discussions, and elbow-rubbing will focus on ways to expand the "social capital ecosystem" and direct cash to worthy social causes. We think this is pretty cool.Visit http://www.socialcapitalmarkets.net/register.php and enter "GD15" for a 15% discount on conference passes.On Tuesday, October 14, GOOD and Case Foundation are co-hosting a reception for conference attendees. DJ Manny of Beat Dynasties will be on turntables and we'll be sampling delicious, ecologically responsible cocktails courtesy of VeeV Açaí Spirit, Parducci Wines, SoBe Life Water and food provided by Alter Eco.

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Want to soak in some sun (and knowledge) on your lunch break this week? You're in luck. GOOD has joined forces with MINI to bring you a roundtable discussion on The Art of Living Well and Doing Good in NYC this Wednesday at the MINI Rooftop NYC. It's free and open to everyone with RSVP.The panel, moderated by GOOD's Peter Alsop, includes designer Susan Cianciolo, author Anna Lappe, Sarma Melngailis, co-founder of Pure Food and Wine, and Dan Wood. It'll be an interesting group to hear from: "Cianciolo has been using environmentally friendly materials since the nineties after working with Kim Gordon on X-Girl. Amongst many other green activities, Lappe recently wrote Grub; Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen and was named an 'Eco-Who's Who,' by Time. Dan Wood is co founder of WORKac, a radical New York based architecture agency who recently built the Public farm at PS1." Details below:Panel/Roundtable: The Art of Living Well and Doing Good in NYCPeter Alsop from GOOD is moderatingWhen: Wednesday, Sept 10Time: 12:30 to 2pmWhere: The MINI Rooftop NYC465 10th AveNew York, NY 10018http://www.minispace.com/Food for purchase from Pure Food & Wine.RSVP: http://www.minispace.com/en_us/projects/mini-rooftop-nyc/program/10/

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