Green Economy Conference

April 7, 2009
Roundhouse Community Center, Vancouver, BC
This one day dialogue in Vancouver brings members of the public together with opinion leaders, decision makers, leading academics, and journalists for a rigorous, frank and engaging dialogue on building a low carbon green economy in British Columbia

Sign up and PowerUP

Sign up with SVIer Tzeporah Berman's initiative, PowerUP Canada, to urge federal government to enact stronger global warming laws and policies. Check out for the latest news about the fight against global warming.

Utne's 50 Visionaries

Utne Reader's 50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World is a great read with links to biographies and video interviews, speaches, and other footage. 

Exciting Lunchtime Lecture Series Announced

Want to make a difference but don’t know how? Explore the tactics, creativity, pitfalls, and challenges of what it takes to create change in the world.  A potent mix of storytelling and skill sharing, this series brings together leaders who used creative thinking and courage to change the world.  Speakers come from the worlds of activism, business, the arts and many others.  With this series you’ll learn new ways to make change in your community and beyond, by hearing their personal struggles and what they did to overcome the odds.

Changing Corporate America - How Hitting the Wallet Can Make Big Business Behave with Tzeporah Berman

October 28, 2008
UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, BC

When local conservation group Forest Ethics found out that Limited Brands, owner of Victoria Secret, were using paper made from old growth forests to print their 365 million catalogues, they saw red. This led to an effective and revolutionary anti-brand campaign that included full page ads of chainsaw-wielding Victoria Secret models, causing the $10 billion dollar company to rethink its practices. 

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