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Hazon Seal of Sustainability

The Hazon Seal of Sustainability is a 12-month program designed to support organizations and communities working to create a healthier, more equitable, and more sustainable world for all. We do this by linking Jewish values to substantive action toward sustainability and climate-centered goals.

Receiving the Hazon Seal of Sustainability means that your organization or community has committed to and taken substantial action on 2-3 projects focused on greening initiatives or sustainability projects over the last 12 months.

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Program Details

We invite your organization to journey forward with help from the Hazon Seal staff on a 12-month sustainability arch outlined here. Please note: you are welcome to join at any point during the calendar year; your 12 months start when you sign on. To that end, we recommend you create an organizational green team prior to signing on to the Hazon Seal. While it is not a requirement to have this in place before you begin, a green team is extremely useful in creating organizational change and you will need this group before making progress on your projects.

Program Structure and Timeline:

  • Optional – speak to a Hazon Seal staff person to learn more about the program
  • Form a green team at your organization
  • Apply to the Hazon Seal of Sustainability, sign the Letter of Agreement, and pay your participation fees
  • Get onboarded to the program by a Hazon Seal staff member in a welcome call
  • Establish your annual goals and let us know what they are
  • Optional – Schedule your free advising calls for programming or facilities support throughout the year
  • Optional – Attend online monthly learning sessions with the Hazon Seal community
  • Report your progress at the end of the year and receive your Hazon Seal of Sustainability Certificate

Along the way, we have hundreds of resources to help you reach your goals. From curricula to project ideas, from consultation calls to site visits, and everything in between, we have the tools to help you succeed. Check out our Resources page for more information.

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Hazon Seal Summit 2021

On October 21, 2021, we held our 2nd Annual Hazon Seal Summit, a virtual conference that brought together active Hazon Seal of Sustainability organizations, prospective sites, and any and all individuals passionate about environmental stewardship. During the Summit we engaged in deep learning, resource-sharing and community building! The theme this year was Climate Change and Mental Health: Building Resilience for Ourselves and Our Planet and together we unpacked how to take care of the earth as well as our mental and physical wellbeing.

If you, or someone you know, did not register for the Summit but would like to receive recordings of all the sessions, please use the registration link below.
 

register to receive the recordings

For more information and a complete look at the Hazon Seal of Sustainability visit

Seal.Hazon.org

 

Hazon Seal Site participants include:

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