ReNewable Now Becomes Premier Media Partner of International Society of Sustainability Professional

February 11, 2015

ReNewable Now is a Providence, Rhode Island-based media network whose mission is to educate, promote, and report on the positive growth that results when moving towards a more sustainable future, both economically and socially.

A video crew from ReNewable Now attended ISSP Conference 2014 last fall to film a series of interviews with conference attendees. Entitled ISSP Profiles in Excellence, the video series profiles leaders in sustainability who share their experience and talk about who inspired them, where they think the sustainability field is headed and what aspiring sustainability professionals should be doing to make sustainability standard practice. The entire series was made possible by the Arpin Group who is identified in the beginning of each episode.

The Profiles in Excellence video series kicks off this week with an interview with Bob Willard, speaker and author of The New Sustainability Advantage and The Sustainability Champion's Handbook. Willard is a leading expert on quantifying and selling the business value of corporate sustainability strategies and has given hundreds of keynote presentations to corporate, government, university and NGO audiences.

Commenting on the strategic partnership, ISSP Executive Director Maureen Hart says, “We're very excited to have entered into our partnership with the team at ReNewable Now. They're a great group of professionals from the business, educational and media communities who have come together to focus on what they believe to be the next economy, the Green Economy.”

Peter Arpin, host and Executive Producer of ReNewable Now’s Business Side of Green, had this to say about the partnership. “ReNewable Now is honored to be working with our new partners at ISSP. We firmly believe that this organization is going to help to shape the future of the profession through their certification program, and on-going educational outreach initiatives. Rarely do you find organizations with such intellectual depth that are complimented with so many passionate, and committed individuals that are working for a common good.”

The ReNewable Now video crew filmed interviews with almost two dozen sustainability leaders who attended ISSP Conference 2014. A new interview will be posted each week and will be promoted by ISSP and ReNewable Now through their respective Websites and social media channels.  Here's a look at schedule for the first several interviews to be posted in the weeks ahead:

  • Bob Willard, Speaker and author of The Sustainability Advantage
  • KJ McCorry, Founder of eco-officiency and former ISSP Board Member
  • Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor of GreenBiz Group Inc.
  • Maureen Hart, Executive Director of ISSP
  • Jeffrey Hollender, Founder and CEO of Hollender Sustainable Brands 
  • Susan Burns, CEO of Global Footprint Network
  • Steve Levitsky, Director of Corporate Sustainability, American Sugar Refining and ISSP Board Member
  • Marsha Willard, ISSP Founder and CEO of Axis Performance Advisors

Many of the people featured in the video series are members of the ISSP Sustainability Hall of Fame™,which formally recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to sustainability and to the professionals who dedicate their careers to the field of sustainability.

About ReNewable Now
ReNewable Now is the one network that is totally dedicated to the business side of green. The founders of ReNewable Now believe that there are tremendous business opportunities when it comes to the green economy, opportunities that will result in creating millions of new jobs and providing a environmentally responsible manner in which to grow from.  For more information, visit


About Arpin Group
Arpin Group is the parent-holding company of Arpin Van Lines, Arpin International Group, Creative Storage Solutions, Arpin Associates and Arpin Renewable Energy. Headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island (USA), the Arpin Group of companies is an industry leader in full-service household goods moving and storage for corporate, private residential, government and military customers. Arpin Group is the first company in the moving and transportation industry to utilize the S-CORE™multi-purpose sustainability assessment tool that was introduced into the public domain last year by ISSP.  For more information about Arpin Group, visit


About  ISSP
The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is the world's leading professional association for sustainability professionals. ISSP is a member-driven association committed to moving the profession of sustainability forward through building strong networks and communities of practice.  Webinars, online courses, a sustainability educational certificate, sustainability professional’s body of knowledge, special reports, resource directories, salary surveys and development of a certification program for sustainability professionals are just a sampling of the rich content offered to members. Formed in 2007, ISSP boasts almost 1000 members from every region of the world. Members share resources and best practices, and develop themselves professionally. For more information about ISSP and its offerings, please visit