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Webinar: 2016-2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy

May 9 2016 - 10:30am

The Government of Canada is consulting on the draft 2016-2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (Strategy) and we would like to hear from you.  The draft Strategy provides Canadians with a whole-of-government view of federal environmental priorities.

Please join us for at a free webinar to learn about the Strategy, and make suggestions to improve it.
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Posted May 3, 2016 by AEN

Edmonton Resilience Festival 2016

Apr 29 2016 (All day) - May 1 2016 (All day)

Skill Sharing Workshops • Conversation Cafes • Community Connections Fair

The 2nd annual Edmonton Resilience Festival consists of hands-on practical workshops, guided Conversation Cafés and a fair showcasing the work of community organizations called the Community Connections Fair. We will also have family and kid friendly indoor and outdoor activities and film screenings.

A collaboration between The Local Good and the Edmonton Permaculture Guild Read more »

Location

Boyle Street Plaza
9538 103A Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 4, 2016 by AEN

Down to Earth Week 2016—Awakened Company: Connecting Community & Prosperity

Apr 15 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Tickets: $50 + taxes & fees

Join REAP Business Association for an inspiring evening showcasing what it means to be an Awakened Company. Support and connect with social entrepreneurs and Alberta business leaders of all industries who are looking to take the next step in their journey towards sustainability, shape our local community and make a positive impact upon people and the planet. Read more »

Location

Civic On Third
130 3 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0B7

Posted March 15, 2016 by AEN

Down to Earth Week 2016—Capital for Cause: Views on Impact Investing

Apr 13 2016 - 8:00am - 1:30pm

Tickets: $80Capital for a Cause Image

Join REAP Business Association for a half-day summit on The How and Why of Social Impact Investing. Hosted by Dexterity Consulting, participants will learn from experienced investment leaders what separates successful and unsuccessful ventures. Read more »

Location

Eighth Avenue Place, Conference Rooms A&B
525 8 Avenue SW (4th Floor)
Calgary, AB

Posted March 15, 2016 by AEN

Down to Earth Week 2016—Sustainable Style YYC

Apr 12 2016 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Sustainable Style PosterEver wondered, “Who made my clothes?” Spend the evening with Calgary's leaders in sustainable fashion and cosmetics. Learn how they're collaborating to create beautiful, ethical fashion and personal care products that are making Calgary a more interesting and stylish place.  Read more »

Location

Civic On Third
130 3 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB

Posted March 15, 2016 by AEN

Alberta Impact Fund Info Session

Apr 4 2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Are you an Alberta-based entrepreneur or small to medium sized business?

Do you want to learn business strategies that will make your business more resilient and adaptive to changing economic and environmental conditions?

Do you have plans to expand your business and need an investment of capital to make it happen?  Read more »

Location

2100-10020 100 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 0N3

Posted March 15, 2016 by AEN

NGO Sustainability Champions Workshop Series

Mar 22 2016 - 8:00am - Mar 23 2016 - 5:00pm
Jun 22 2016 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Non-profit organizations create positive social, environmental and economic impacts for their communities. At the same time, they are expected to be role models whose own staff and operations “walk the talk” in terms of sustainability. This can be a challenge given limited time, support and funding

The Natural Step Canada and Edmonton Community Foundation are excited to offer the NGO Sustainability Champions Workshop Series to help NGO’s address this need with two key outcomes:

  • To build the capacity of staff to develop and deliver a sustainability action plan, based on the award-winning approached pioneered by The Natural Step.
  • To develop an action plan to improve sustainability performance.
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Location

Edmonton Community Foundation
9910 103 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 5, 2016 by AEN

International Week 2016: For a Better World

Jan 25 2016 (All day) - Jan 31 2016 (All day)

Explore global issues and celebrate cultural diversity during International Week: For a Better World 2016! Read more »

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 18, 2016 by AEN

NEW DATES 1st Annual Environmental Gathering: Changing the Climate

Feb 25 2016 - 6:00pm - Feb 27 2016 - 4:00pm

Register Now with Early Bird Rates!

Alberta Ecotrust is proud to announce our first annual Environmental Gathering in Alberta: Change the Climate. Alberta’s environmental community is incredibly diverse. From ensuring safe and available water, to preserving and restoring valuable land and habitat, to building a sustainable future, Albertans across the province are continually working to protect the ecosystems that provide all of us with life and prosperity. Read more »

Location

Mount Royal University
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB T3E 6K6

Posted October 14, 2015 by AEN

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