REAP Down to Earth Week: Best practices for sustainable businesses

April 3, 2009 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

REAP Business Lecture Series

Best practices for sustainable businesses

by Dr. Ellis Jones

Since receiving his doctoral degree in sociology from the University of Colorado, Boulder, Ellis Jones has focused all of his energies on bridging the gap between academics, activists and the average citizen. A scholar of social responsibility, global citizenship and everyday activism, Dr. Jones continues to teach and give presentations across the country on how to turn lofty ideals into practical actions. His works include The Better World Handbook, which won Spirituality & Health's Best Book of the Year Award for 2001 under the category of Hope, and The Better World Shopping Guide. He has won numerous awards for his work in the classroom and currently teaches in the department of sociology at University of California, Davis.

Presentation begins at noon. There is no cost to attend and advanced registration is not required.

This event is part of REAP Down To Earth Week 2009, a celebration of sustainable living.

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W. R. Castell Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB