Sustainability

Event

Student Sustainability Summit

Jan 24 2014 - 11:30pm to Jan 25 2014 - 3:00am
Jan 25 2014 - 3:30pm to Jan 26 2014 - 12:00am

This event is open only to current students attending an Albertan post-secondary institution. There are two free keynote presentations that are open to the general public: Turning up the empowerment dial: Community engagement in addressing climate disruption and Engaging communities in energy strategy development: A decision science perspective. From the Office of Sustainability website:

Calling all students! Don't miss the fourth annual Student Sustainability Summit, taking place January 24 and 25, 2014 at the University of Alberta. This conference strives to provide students with the tools and resources needed to accomplish sustainable change by providing opportunities to develop relevant leadership and employability skills. The summit is hosted by the Office of SustainabilitySustain SU and the Students' Umbrella for Social Justice.

This year's theme is “Power & Prosperity: The relationship between energy systems and communities.” This theme looks at the varied and complex opportunities and challenges that result from energy production and consumption, and provides for an in depth exploration of the environmental, economic and socio-political consequences of fossil fuels in our province and beyond.

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Location

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (University of Alberta)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Sustainability Awareness Week

Oct 21 2013 - 6:00am to Oct 25 2013 - 6:00am

4 campuses. 5 days. 56 events.

The University of Alberta is gearing up to celebrate sustainability with its sixth annual Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW), running October 21 to 25, 2013Read more about Sustainability Awareness Week

Location

various locations
University of Alberta (Main Campus, Enterprise Square, Augustana Campus, Campus Saint-Jean)
Edmonton , AB
Event

CSR for the Bluer Good: Moving Towards a Sustainable Economy

Nov 22 2012 - 7:00am to Nov 24 2012 - 7:00am

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute and be a part of this growing conversation with business and thought leaders in the water and CSR space!

Waterlution is seeking diverse, outstanding leaders to attend as participants—please encourage those in your network to download the complete invitation here and register TODAY! Read more about CSR for the Bluer Good: Moving Towards a Sustainable Economy

Location

Easter Seals Camp Horizon (Hwy 66 10 KM Southwest of Bragg Creek)
Bragg Creek , AB
Event

EcoLiving Tour

Jun 9 2012 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

This is a great opportunity for home buyers to see the technology installed and working; ask questions about costs; and ask questions about successes and challenges.

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Location

Calgary , AB
Event

Dialogues and Action for Earth Summit 2012: We Canada Tour

Mar 15 2012 - 12:00am to 2:00am

Starting in Corner Brooke, Newfoundland, and touring all the way to Vancouver, British Columbia, youth leaders and sustainability veterans will bring the community together to discuss the role of Canadians at the Earth Summit 2012 (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20).

In each city, interactive lectures will be held in universities, elementary schools, middle schools and high schools. This a unique opportunity to learn about the Earth Summit 2012, Canadian participation in and contributions to the global initiatives, and Canadian civil society's submission to the official United Nations' Zero Draft for the conference. The participants will have an opportunity to participate in dialogues, and take action to ensure proper representation of Canadians at the global stage.

The goal of the tour is to empower civil society by offering an analysis of current trends in sustainable development and to hold the microphone to Canadian voices as the world accelerates to the Earth Summit 2012. Read more about Dialogues and Action for Earth Summit 2012: We Canada Tour

Location

The Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS) Building, 1-440
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
Event

REAP Down to Earth Week: Naturally - Mother Nature's Trade Fair

Mar 18 2012 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Naturally is a fun filled day for the whole family! With over 7,000 ft2 and over 60 local businesses everyone in the family (including Dad) is sure to find something new and interesting. Features include:

  • REAP Lane
  • Kidseat Recyclers - bring in your used or expired carseats for recycling!
  • Private Mother's Nursing/ Changing Area
  • Fabulous Raffle and Door Prizes
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Location

Carriage House Inn
9030 Macleod Trail S
Calgary , AB
Event

Rio+20 Summit Civil Society Workshop

Jun 4 2011 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

The RCEN has been invited by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) and Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future (SF) to select 10 ENGO leads representing the different regions of Canada to host and facilitate civil society consultations in preparation for the Rio +20 Earth Summit (UNCSD) 2012. Read more about Rio+20 Summit Civil Society Workshop

Location

FCJ Centre
219 19 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

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