Canadian Business as a Global Citizen – October 26
You are invited to join CBSR, Green Living and Corporate Knights for two days of learning, discovering new ideas and best practices, and networking with peers and thought leaders!
CBSR’S 9TH ANNUAL SUMMIT: CANADIAN BUSINESS AS A GLOBAL CITIZEN
CBSR is gathering industry and thought leaders to explore the role, responsibilities and impact of Canadian business outside our borders. Discover opportunities that help drive innovation and new business models required for Canada to lead in the 21st century; learn how Canadian organizations are building capacity in developing nations for mutual benefit; and pinpoint where and how Canadian companies must rise to address complex social and environmental issues.
LEARN MORE AND REGISTER – www.cbsr.ca/summit
Immediately following the CBSR Summit is the inaugural
EXCELLENCE IN CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AWARDS
Celebrate your colleagues, the corporate Canadians who are transforming business practices to create sustainable social and environmental change. And join Green Living in honouring the lifetime contributions of the late Ray Anderson, CEO of Interface Flooring and an inspiring leader to many in the CSR field, as Ray’s daughter Mary Anne Lanier accepts the award on the family’s behalf. Enjoy live music and local food and drink next door at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
LEARN MORE AND PURCHASE DINNER TICKETS http://www.greenlivingenterprises.ca/ecr-awards/purchase-tickets/
Continue your learning at the Corporate Knights
GREEN GDP: COUNTING NATURAL CAPITAL ? DRIVING PROSPERITY CONFERENCE
Leading corporations are starting to integrate natural capital into their balance sheets, and over 20 countries are exploring how to update their GDP with green metrics, yet the natural capital advantage of Canada is largely left off the balance sheets that guide our corporate and public policy strategies. Join some of the most respected business and public policy leaders (including Rt Hon. Paul Martin and former World Bank President, James Wolfensohn), in determining how to account for and leverage our natural capital for it to maximize long-term prosperity.
LEARN MORE AND REGISTER* http://events.corporateknights.ca/home.html
- A Magnate’s Green Epiphany (green.blogs.nytimes.com)
- Canadian firms warming to climate-change measures (theglobeandmail.com)