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SFU Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue

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580 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC Canada

November 2018

Climate Change in the Urban Environment: Essential Steps to Enabling Resiliency

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SFU Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$225

Climate change is a global issue, requiring national and international collaboration and agreements to act, with actions generally delegated to the provincial and territorial level for implementation at the urban/community level, providing new and unique challenges and opportunities. In Canada, 7 out of 10 Canadians live in urban areas – areas that serve as economic, social and cultural hubs. The importance of urban centres in the everyday lives of most Canadians is further heightened by the task of addressing climate…

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The Circular Economy—A Pathway to a Sustainable Organization

November 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SFU Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$225

The circular economy is seen by many in the sustainability field as a practical solution to the planet's finite resources, to the transition to a low carbon economy, and an alternative to a traditional linear economy (i.e., make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them while in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of their use. It is also a route to…

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