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Nov 26, 2017
Generate 2017

Clean Energy BC’s goal is to develop a viable power generation and power management industry in British Columbia that serves the public interest by providing cost-effective electricity through the efficient and environmentally responsible development of the province’s generation and transmission resources and facilities We invite you to join the dialogue with Clean Energy BC as we […]

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Nov 23, 2017
Ocean Plastics & Single-Use Items Insights

Every week, 2.6 million disposable cups are thrown in the garbage. Take-out packagingmakes up 19% of large street litterin Vancouver and 80% of plastic in oceans comes from land based sources. At this session, you will hear from The Vancouver Aquarium and the City of Vancouver Zero Waste team. In their efforts to address and eliminate plastic in the waste […]

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Nov 21, 2017
CEP Speed Mentoring

Due to high demand after last year’s sold out event, our Speed Mentoring Night is scheduled for November 21 530-8PM (Location: Vancouver Economic Commission: 401 W Georgia St #1500, Vancouver, BC V6B 5A1). Note: Light refreshments will be provided!  Over the course of the evening you will meet with several environmental professionals in 10-minute time slots.  Share […]

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Nov 17, 2017
We For She

The 2017 WE FOR SHE Forum will be one of North America’s largest gatherings of women’s organizations, companies, experts, business leaders, advocates and young women. Our goal is to advance equality and grow the provincial economy by championing gender diversity in leadership as a business imperative. Now in its fourth year, this year’s forum will build on […]

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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
Feeding Growth Workshop Series

Register now for the 2017 Feeding Growth Workshop Series. This series connects values-based BC packaged food entrepreneurs with business sector leaders for advice and support in building brand, scaling manufacturing and distribution, and accessing financing. The series’ format includes interactive curriculum, tips and take-away worksheets, inspiring stories, networking and celebration over local food and craft beer. More […]

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Nov 09, 2017
Measure What Matters 101

BDC and Thriving Vancouver – a project of the Vancouver Economic Commission – are pleased to present the Measure What Matters 101 Workshop. This workshop is designed to help Vancouver businesses measure their impact by performing an audit of their business practices in areas related to: governance employee engagement social responsibility environmental footprint Participants will be given […]

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Nov 09, 2017
Webinar: Setting Sustainability Visions and Strategies

This webinar will describe the imperative of setting long-term sustainability strategies to steward the organization and society to a sustainable future. It will profile recent research into the approaches leading companies are taking to develop “sustainability vision stories,” that address the sustainability mega-forces that will affect companies and their operating environments, how the company can both […]

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Nov 07, 2017
Social Purpose Workshop

You and your business value community impact and meaningful work. That’s why we’d like to invite you to register, below, for a free half-day Workshop on Social Purpose in Business. United Way and City of Vancouver Project The United Way of the Lower Mainland and the City of Vancouver are collaborating on an initiative to support Vancouver companies […]

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Nov 06, 2017
15th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology

Join us in Vancouver this November and be part of CCBST 2017. Meet more than 500 of the world’s leading edge building science technicians, designers and construction professionals. Network with international and national leaders in residential building science research, design and construction. Find out the latest building research and be inspired by Canada’s top building science […]