Meet the six GCC teams in our 2014/2015 Pilot Year...

At the Board of Change we're becoming known for our great parties, and our summer social is no exception! Join us on July 22nd on the Garden Terrace at the Westin Grand, for great food, drinks, music and fun. This is a great opportunity to connect with other Board of Change members, local change makers, innovators and social entrepreneurs involved in building a more sustainable community in Vancouver.

We all know LUSH, but did you know they built their business on activism, charitable giving, ethical buying and sustainability. Join us for the first of our Sustainable Business Tours, with a visit to the LUSH offices.

About the Evening

What is the role and responsibility of media to report accurately the context of the world in a media-skewed and media-opinionated society dominated by few media owners? Why does television news continue to rely on the format of news, sports and weather as their primary pillars when the world has changed? Where do stories of sustainability fit in the equation?

Panelists include: Andree Lau, The Huntington Post; Geoff Dembicki, The Tyee; Jim Jennings, The Globe and Mail; Linda Solomon Wood, Vancouver Observer. Moderated by Robb Lucy

More and more people are affected by allergies, food intolerances and other dietary restrictions. This makes it challenging to satisfy everyone happy at your events and conferences.

Industry experts suggest to keep the following points in mind when ordering food for your events and conferences:

Drs Denyse Julien and Marko Bastl outline the project and present initial findings. Sustainability is increasingly seen as an integral part of the business agenda and collaboration is a key driver for its success. Measuring sustainability and performance through metrics offers the most important sustainability improvement opportunity for the future.

In this video I explain what our ecological footprint is and how it can help us understand how we fit our planet or not.

Global Footprint Network:

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(Fresno, Calif.) – For the fourth year, the International Green Industry Hall of Fame (IGIHOF), a nonprofit founded by Sam Geil in 2008, will honor organizations and individuals across the world that are recognized pioneers, innovators and utilize best practices in the green industry.

ACSEE2014 - The Fourth Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 

LOCATION: Osaka, Japan
DATE:  June 12-15, 2014
For more information and to register:

“Engineers Without Borders-Iran” held a seminar on "Research Week" ( Dec. 14 - 20, 2013) at Fasa University to introduce and highlight the importance of solar cookers. In this seminar EWB-Iran tried to inform students and professors of different types of solar-cookers and their efficiency.