Green Economy Perspectives: A Forum with Chris Ragan

On Wednesday January 11, from 5-6 pm, the Sustainability Network hosts Chris Ragan, Chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, as he shares his perspectives on the green economy.

An NRTEE Conspiracy?

Shared on May 17, 2012 by MsBeautifulRed on YouTube National Roundtable on the Environment CEO David McLaughlin talks about the government shutting down his organization. John Baird told the House of Commons that the Roundtable produced 10 reports calling for a carbon tax, but Mr. McLaughlin says that’s not true, stating the Roundtable produced 3 reports…

Canadian Business as a Global Citizen – October 26

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.

Video: What will a new green economy look like?

bigpictv  – John Elkington believes that social and environmental problems could cause a global economic crisis. Mainstream corporations are now looking to social entrepreneurs for business ideas that mitigate these risks and leverage market opportunities. This contributes to a green, sustainable economy. For more information about, visit: Related articles Social Entrepreneurs are Like Tolstoy…

Local Businesses Get Incentives to Save Energy

Small businesses in the capital region can now access financial incentives and free energy assessments to help them save money and reduce their energy consumption through the LiveSmart BC: Small Business Program thanks to a partnership between the Westshore Chamber of Commerce, the Capital Regional District, Livesmart BC, and City Green Solutions, a local non-profit organization.