By Karmen Clark and Jason Robinson

Aquaponics – How Integrated Fish and Plant husbandry can be Used to Supplement your Diet and Perhaps Feed the World

Innovation in Industry™ takes us from the board room to heavy industry locations all over the world. Each episode will feature our partners "triple bottom line" leadership in their industry and and exciting stories of success in honouring people, the planet, and profits.

LOCATION: Calgary, Alta
DATE: June 27, 2013

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FP&A Innovation Summit

DATE: February 20th and 21st
LOCATION: San Diego.

Over 20 speakers are confirmed for the event including senior finance executives from Intel, Microsoft, DIRECTV and Etsy. Attendees may be eligible for 14.5 hours CPE credit.

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CCS Innovation Hub for Social Ventures Launched at ISIS

Looking for some serious mentorship for your Social Venture?

Then perhaps you should consider the CCS Innovation Hub for Social Ventures - an incubator program recently launched by ISIS (ISIS Research Centre - part of the Sauder School of Business, at the University of British Columbia) and their community partner Coast Capital Savings (one of the largest credit unions in Canada, with almost $12 billion in assets and close to half a million members).

UW_NRG will be attending the Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC) in Toronto this year! We will be participating in the Tech expo during lunch time on Saturday so be sure to check it out!

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Last summer, OgilvyEarth released Mainstream Green,  a significant study on why mainstream consumers weren’t buying into the green movement.

Mainstream Green noted that the majority of consumers were ‘light green’ and willing to act sustainably, but the incentives simply weren’t motivating.

I had an interesting conversation on innovation with John Viera, Global Director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters for Ford. Viera was in town speaking at the GLOBE 2012 Conference.

The company has long embraced sustainability in its operations, consistently innovating greater and greater efficiencies – the sort of initiatives Viera describes as ‘blocking and tackling’.

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