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Dec 01, 2017
Climate Leadership in Changing Times

Ten years ago, CBSR released a Climate Change Guide for Business, which was a call to action for Canadian companies to prioritize climate change as a key strategic business risk.  Today that goes without saying as the increased international attention, scientific evidence and pace of policy developments have reached a fever pitch. CBSR is now […]

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Nov 30, 2017
Energy Forum 2017

Canada’s energy sector is undergoing a major transformation. In addition to responding to a fluctuating price environment, it is actively engaged in the changing federal and provincial policy landscape, regulatory setting and practices around Indigenous and community consultation. Against this backdrop, it has become even more important to successfully manage complex stakeholder, rights holder and […]

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Nov 28, 2017
Port 2050: Are we heading for a great transition, or will we miss the boat?

In 2010, Port of Vancouver stakeholders came together to map out possible futures for the region and its port and they refreshed them in 2015. The future scenarios were framed by the questions: Will the world transform to a post-carbon economy? And will the Port of Vancouver – and the regional economy – be prepared […]

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Nov 15, 2017
The Psychology of Climate Change

Are you interested in the psychology of climate action, advocacy and business? Are you looking for ways to scale up the impact of your sustainability and climate change action initiatives while connecting with great people that want to make a difference? We have the event for you! IdeasXChange is excited to present The Pyschology of Climate […]

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Nov 09, 2017
Commercial Sector Retrofit Workshops

The City of Vancouver is inviting commercial sector building owners, property managers and building operators to a series of two workshops. Learn more about commercial green building retrofit opportunities that can save your business money, improve your properties’ real estate value and enhance your portfolio’s marketability. Be part of interactive discussions and provide input on […]

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Nov 07, 2017
Coastal Connection Vancouver

Coastal Connection Vancouver is an initiative that unites professionals involved with research, assessment, management, and conservation of marine and freshwater environments. We invite you to join us for an informal evening of networking in the spectacular waterfront setting of Science World’s Eureka gallery. We will have a series of short talks on the topic of […]

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Oct 26, 2017
Commercial Sector Retrofit Workshops

The City of Vancouver is inviting commercial sector building owners, property managers and building operators to a series of two workshops. Learn more about commercial green building retrofit opportunities that can save your business money, improve your properties’ real estate value and enhance your portfolio’s marketability. Be part of interactive discussions and provide input on […]

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Oct 25, 2017
Shaping Resiliency: A Summit on Resilience and Vancouver’s Future

On October 25, 2017, the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC), in collaboration with the City of Vancouver, 100 Resilient Cities, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), and Simon Fraser University’s Public Square,will host a high-level invitational summit on resilience and the future of our city. We are holding this invitational event to encourage dialogue among thought leaders, experts and influencers from the public, […]

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Oct 18, 2017
Getting to dot.eco

Did you know the world’s registrar for the .eco domain is located in Vancouver and run by Vancouverites? Indeed it is. Join Jacob Malthouse, co-founder of .eco as he takes us on an entrepreneurial journey to securing the .eco opportunity and why .eco is important in today’s world. How did they do it? How did […]

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Oct 17, 2017
Radical Generosity with SheEO

Join The University Women’s Club Vancouver and SheEO for an evening of Radical Generosity at Hycroft! In honour of Radical Generosity Week, the UWCV has partnered with SheEO to celebrate local female entrepreneurs and inspire women within the community to activate and help transform the way we support women-led Ventures. At this event, you’ll have the opportunity […]