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Return-it Podcast | Canada Plastics Pact: Together we can have a world without plastic waste

February 26, 2021
Welcome to Closing the Loop! A conversation about recycling, sustainability and the circular economy, brought to you by Return-It, an industry owned, not-for-profit product stewardship agency with beverage container management as its core business. Join Return-It President & CEO Allen Langdon…
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Best foot forward: Could the fashion industry be the next big thing in corporate social purpose?

February 26, 2021
In today’s – and even more importantly tomorrow’s – world, businesses that succeed will need to re-engineer their operating models, reinvent strategies, and engage in disruptive innovation. Foresighted businesses are developing…
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Simon Fraser University | Climate Leadership Education

February 26, 2021
As the world faces a growing climate emergency, how can we ensure that climate action and adaptation become a priority in our own communities and organizations? Strategic Dialogue and Engagement…
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Sustainability 101 Workshop: Carbon Accounting with KPMG

February 16, 2021
What is carbon accounting and how are organizations quantifying their greenhouse gas emissions as a way to measure their carbon impacts. With growing pressure from boards, investors and regulators this…
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SFU phases out single-use plastic water bottles

February 2, 2021
https://www.youtube.com/embed/gzqbt-soxt4 As 2020 ended, so too did the prevalence of single-use plastic water bottles on Simon Fraser University’s campuses. Now, the SFU Re-use for Good initiative wants you to bring your reusable…
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BBOT Task Force Encourages Greater Environmental Incentives and Green Procurement from Province

January 28, 2021
Following a review by a special member task force comprised of local businesses and professionals, the Burnaby Board of Trade is urging the provincial government and Environment Minister George Heyman…
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CANADA PLASTICS PACT LAUNCHES TO TACKLE PLASTICS POLLUTION WITH INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS

January 27, 2021
Leading businesses, NGOs, and government unite behind 2025 targets to make packaging waste a thing of the past OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Canada’s relationship to plastic…
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Metro Vancouver Climate Action Webinar Series

January 26, 2021
Local governments have been active on climate change for twenty years, but we all need to do more. There are climate action initiatives underway across this region, and this 6-part…
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Putting People and Planet first- how to build a sustainable business- presented by Vancity

January 25, 2021
  BC Food & Beverage and  Vancity are collaborating to bring content targeted to food businesses who are interested in embedding sustainability into their operations. Registration is free and open to all.…
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Vancity sets ambitious climate commitments with aim to achieve net-zero by 2040

January 19, 2021
Commitments tackle emissions and address social and economic inequity tied to the climate crisis Building on decades of leadership on environmental sustainability and issues of social and economic inclusion, Vancity…
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