Business & the Environment

REAP Down to Earth Week: Business, society and the journey to sustainability

Apr 6 2010 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm

Presentations begin at noon

No cost to attend, advance registration not required

Join Rob Abbott, author of "Conscious Endeavours", for a discussion about the best practices of sustainable businesses. Read more about REAP Down to Earth Week: Business, society and the journey to sustainability

Location

Third Floor, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB

Sustainability for Breakfast: Sustainability for SMEs

Feb 26 2010 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
REAP Business Association is on the agenda for the February breakfast.

Thanks to Green City Motors for providing the venue and Community Natural Foods for the coffee and muffins.

Ryan Kloster from Green City Motors, Frank Sarro and Bruce Martin from Community Natural Foods, and Dean Halstead from Calgary Mattress Factory will speak briefly about the importance of sustainability in their business strategy. Read more about Sustainability for Breakfast: Sustainability for SMEs

Location

Green City Motors
Unit B, 333 36 Avenue SE
Calgary , AB

REAP Business Workshop: Renewable energy options for small business

Feb 24 2010 - 12:00am to 1:30am

If you're an owner or operator of a small or medium sized business, and you're looking for options for greener power, you don't want to miss this event.

  • Theresa Howland, VP Western Region for Bullfrog Power,
  • David Kelly, President of Sedmek Inc., and
  • Koen van der Maaten, Co-Founder and CFO of Thermal Creek Ltd.

will present wind, solar, and geothermal solutions (respectively) for small and medium sized businesses.

Refreshments and networking will follow. Read more about REAP Business Workshop: Renewable energy options for small business

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW (upstairs)
Calgary , AB

REAP First Thursday: Green Business Networking Event

Feb 4 2010 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm

Are you looking to meet green business leaders in the Calgary area?

Then join us on the first Thursday of each month for our green business networking event.

It’s an informal gathering where people running environmentally and socially responsible businesses can come to have a drink, meet new people and share ideas about sustainable business.

Come learn how collectively we are building a green local economy.

There is no cost to attend — just show up, participate, and buy your own drinks. Read more about REAP First Thursday: Green Business Networking Event

Location

Cafe Koi
1011 1 Street SW
Calgary , AB

Make it Good presents Managing a Responsible Supply Chain

Nov 26 2009 - 8:00pm to 11:30pm

Find out more about what both big and small companies are doing to increase the sustainability of their supply chain and gain competitive advantage at the same time.

Special Guest Panel to include: Read more about Make it Good presents Managing a Responsible Supply Chain

Location

Hotel Alma
169 University Gate NW (west of Rosza Centre, south of Kinesiology building)
Calgary , AB

Carbon Credit Exchange Seminar

Jun 25 2009 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm

Guest Speakers: Blue Source and Climate Change Central

Audience: Oil & gas Companies, alternate energy companies, farmers and ranchers, manufacturing companies, high emitters and anyone using environmentally friendly practices in their operations. Anyone interested in finding out more about the Carbon Credit Exchange is welcome.

Cost: $15.00 (includes refreshments & Snacks) Read more about Carbon Credit Exchange Seminar

Location

Various locations
(see http://www.ecosolar.ca/open_houses.html for details)
Edmonton , AB

REAP First Thursday: Meet Green Business Leaders

Apr 2 2009 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Looking to meet green business leaders in the Calgary area?

Join REAP Members and other business owners/operators on the first Thursday of each month for a green business networking event. It's an informal gathering where people running environmentally and socially responsible businesses can come to have a drink, meet new people and share ideas about sustainable business.

There is no cost to attend. Just show up, participate and buy your own drinks. Read more about REAP First Thursday: Meet Green Business Leaders

Location

Café Koi
100 - 1011 1 Street SW
Calgary , AB

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