Sustainability 2.0: The Evolution of Green

Dear Friends, Neighbours & Colleagues,

The Strathcona Business Improvement Association is proud to present Sustainability 2.0 – the Evolution of Green, building on the success of the first Sustainability 1.0: the Upside of Greening your Business. Learn how collaboration can create new opportunities and build community to help you go green.

The event will featureĀ  keynote speaker Majora Carter, founder of Sustainable South Bronx, and a panel of local businesses that represent different stages of green. Learn from businesses that are taking their first green steps and others who have been incorporating green strategies for years. Discover how to collaborate with other businesses on sustainability initiatives and get access to resources on programs for waste/recycling management, transportation, material exchange network, and energy conservation.

Majora Carter is a visionary voice in city planning who views urban renewal through an environmental lens. Find out how this South Bronx native draws a direct connection between ecological, economic and social degradation. With her inspired ideas, fierce persistence, and her motto: Green the Ghetto she pushes both for eco-friendly practices, job training, and green-related economic development for her vibrant neighborhood in the South Bronx, N.Y. Majora Carter is a 2005 MacArthur Fellow; named in Essence Magazine’s 25 most influential African-Americans, one of the NY Post’s 50 Most Influential Women 2 years in a row.

Greening the Ghetto
a film of Majora Carter

Thursday April 2, 2009
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Chapel Arts
304 Dunlevy Ave.

The event is free but pre-registration is a must
Register today at www.strathconabia.com/expo2

Cathy Kwan, Executive Director
Strathcona Business Improvement Association
787 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, B. C.
strathconabia@telus.net, www.strathconabia.com

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