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Women in Leadership Green Works Conference- Lessons Learned

On November 16, my colleague, Director of Communications Anouk Bertner, and I attended the Women in Leadership Green Works Conference held at the Crowne Plaza in Ottawa. This was an exciting opportunity for us to engage with other local women from various environmental sectors, government, non-government, private sector, corporation, and academia, in conversations relating to our field, exhibit information on The Natural Step, and for Anouk to provide insight on a panel of green professionals. 

Sustainability initiatives take off at Edmonton Airports!

On November 4th and 5th I, along with my colleague Pong Leung, had the pleasure of delivering a 1.5-day workshop with 20 staff from Edmonton Airports. After a few months of work on high level strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and research into best practices of leaders in sustainability in the airport industry, this workshop was the transition towards the creation of a ‘sustainability road map for Edmonton Airports’ ongoing sustainability initiative.

Ray Anderson Continues to Inspire

I had the pleasure of hearing Ray Anderson, Chairman of Interface Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of modular carpet, speak yesterday at the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility Annual Summit. I wish there were more role model organization’s like Interface. Interface’s goal is to be not only sustainable, but a truly restorative enterprise by the year 2020, that does no harm to the earth or its people. 


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