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City of Burnaby Seeking Input From Business on EV Recharging Stations

June 14, 2019 Burnaby EV charging stations Burnaby sustainability
The City of Burnaby is seeking feedback from the business community on the installation of EV charging stations. In 2018  the City adopted requirements for new *residential* developments, and, although…

Karen Storry on Tackling Clothing Waste

June 7, 2019 apparel waste in metro vancouver clothes aren't garbage textile waste
Karen Storry will be one of seven presenters at the "Business Innovation and Sustainability" event hosted at the Element Hotel on June 27th. Karen is a Senior Project Engineer for…

BBOT Successfully Lobbies for Two Environmental Policy Resolutions at BC Chamber AGM

June 5, 2019 BBOT sustainability Burnaby Board of Trade advocacy
The Burnaby Board of Trade, under it's Pledge for a Sustainable Community initiative, advocates on behalf of our membership and Pledge community on issues of environmental and sustainable importance. Here are some…

Adam Corneil and Unbuilders at BBOT Business Innovation and Sustainability Talks!

May 31, 2019 Adam Corneil Unbuilders
Unbuilders is Canada’s foremost deconstruction company. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, they unbuild homes by hand and salvage almost everything, including irreplaceable old growth lumber, windows, doors, cabinets, fixtures and…

Business Innovation and Sustainability Talks: June 27th

May 31, 2019
  As part of The Pledge for a Sustainable Community initiative join the Burnaby Board of Trade for Business Innovation & Sustainability Talks, our annual sustainability forum! Enjoy a light breakfast and great networking with business…

Bike to Work Week 2019 | May 27th to June 2nd

May 27, 2019 BBOT Pledge for a Sustainable Community Bike to Work Week 2019
Be part of the change and help make Metro Vancouver a happier, healthier place to live, work and play! Register for Bike to Work week today. Already taken part before?…

BBOT Earth Day Report: Sustainable Purchasing

April 23, 2019
Sustainable And Ethical Procurement (def.) Meeting the social, environmental and economic needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Over the past year…

How the BCIT Seed Library is helping preserve local biodiversity

April 17, 2019 #BBYEarthDay BCIT Seed Library
In a display in the corner of the BCIT Library is a special collection of information: drawers filled with dozens of varieties of seeds. And it’s one of the library’s…

Eight Ideas To Get Beyond Ideological Agreement on Sustainability To Ensure Positive Change and Create a Competitive Advantage

April 16, 2019
Reposted with permission from BBOT Member and Pledge Member, Minto Roy, Co-founder of Sugar Sheet Paper & Managing Partner, Social Print Paper ltd. More and more businesses today are marketing…

Burnaby’s Parkland Fuels Transitioning to Green Refining

April 11, 2019
BBOT member Parkland Fuels shares news about their commitment to transitioning to green refining and their plan to invest more than $300 million in improvements over the next five years.…