Bridging the Gap with Peter Robinson

Event Details

Date & Time November 26, 2008, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Location UBC Robson Square
Vancouver, BC
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Contact UBC Continuing Studies :: 604.822.1444
Website Hollyhock

Bringing Eco Values into Canadian Conciousness  

As the former CEO of Mountain Equipment Co-op,Canada’s most popular outdoor gear retailer, and now as CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation, Peter Robinson has often played the role of uniting environmental perspectives with business, government and the public interests. So what is effective in getting business and government to take heed of environmental priorities? What can all of us do to get environmental issues on the agenda? Peter will provide case studies and stories about what worked, what didn’t and what to keep in mind going forward.

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Leading For Change - Making Change Happen
Want to learn how to change the world? Explore the tactics, strategies, challenges and pitfalls four Canadians encountered in their quest to make positive change.

Lunchtime (12:00 - 1:30 pm) Organic coffee and tea provided
UBC Robson Square
Per Lecture: $15/12 for non-profits, seniors and students; 10% discount for signing up for more then one lecture

To register, call UBC Continuing Studies: 604.822.1444

Presented by Hollyhock Foundation and Hollyhock Leadership Institute in partnership with Vancity and University of British Columbia Continuing Studies