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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 […]

Circular Economy Green economy Healthy City Metro Vancouver Zero waste /
Nov 01, 2017
2017 Zero Waste Conference

Eliminating waste and creating value are essential pillars in a new way of doing business and developing policy – a new norm of addressing waste in every sector of our lives. And no approach offers greater promise for realizing those goals than the principles of the Circular Economy. Forward-looking businesses, governments, and consumers are changing […]

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Oct 25, 2017
Building Sustainable Communities: Taking Action

Do you want want to help create a sustainable Vancouver? Are you looking for a place to meet community leaders, organizations, and fellow peers that want to make a difference? We have the event for you! IdeasXChange is excited to present Building Sustainable Communities: Taking Action. Come out and see how community organizations have approached sustainability […]

climate change Green economy Healthy City impact networking Resilience /
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 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 […]

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Oct 12, 2017
Supply Chain Transparency & “Kingdom of the Sun” Screening

BDC is proud to present the documentary Kingdom of the Sun with a follow up discussion on supply chain transparency. Have you ever wondered where your gold or chocolate comes from? Have you ever thought about how your salmon is caught and processed? How about who made the promotional water bottle you received at a conference? Ensuring that […]

BCorp changemakers corporate social responsibility education Green economy Healthy City impact Inspiration networking Success Stories training /
Oct 12, 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 […]

carbon Climate Smart energy energy efficiency Healthy City training /
Sep 26, 2017
ClimateSmart Climate Action Program

Vancouver Economic Commission invites industrial businesses or businesses occupying industrial spaces to join the ClimateSmart program to cut costs by cutting carbon. Why Inner city industrial areas are home to a large concentration of aging industrial buildings, large heating and cooling systems for food processing and distribution, as well as large building footprints and flat roofs. […]

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Sep 21, 2017
City Conversations: Market Day

City Conversations: Local Food, Food Security, and Saving Local Agriculture On Thursday, September 21, SFU City Conversations visits the Downtown Farmers Marketat the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza. This special edition of City Conversations takes place as part of SFU Market Day, an event to convene SFU students, staff, and the broader downtown community around a celebration of […]