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The End of Ice: A meeting with Dahr Jamail

Jun 07, 2019
We did not go expecting to hear words of hope, or to be rallied to take action, or even to receive advice on how we can “make a difference”. We went because here was a person who was willing to speak the truth.

Reflections from Cutting Edge Capital, John Katovich - Grunin Prize

Jun 06, 2019
Reflections from Cutting Edge Founder, John Katovich, on the NYU Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship Conference I recently attended the NYU Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship’s Annual Conference on Legal

The Naming of the Salish Sea - by Dr. Bert Webber

Jun 04, 2019
The Salish Sea has been formally named:   TWICE.  The first by First Nations and Tribal governments in 2007 and the second by the US and Canada in late 2009 and early 2010.

Beautiful Business with Sophie Wisbrun

Mar 12, 2019
Sophie Wisbrun is a Sustainable Business Catalyst. She is on a mission to help business make a positive impact in the world.

Impact Investing

May 29, 2018
“What we invest in today will determine the world we live in tomorrow.” The GreenAngels website highlights investments that have Triple Bottom Line purpose at their core. Our planet has its physical limits and we are testing them. Measuring success takes on new meaning.

Mercy Ships

Jan 25, 2019
Mercy Ships bring hospital facilities and free surgeries to regions where clean water, electricity, medical facilities and personnel are limited or nonexistent.

Kiribati: Anote's Ark

Jan 25, 2019
What if your country was swallowed by the sea?

SIMRES

Dec 13, 2018
Capt Larry Peck and his fellow directors, all residents of Saturna, created SIMRES in 2012 when an economic development conference was held on the island. It quickly became an enthusiastic initiative, not only as an economic stimulus, but as an environmental advocacy group for Saturna Island and the marine ecosystem.

OBVS - Hands-on Help in Oak Bay

May 15, 2018
Oak Bay Volunteer Services (OBVS) provides direct volunteer services to Oak Bay residents on a one-to-one basis. Clients can be of any age, and are individuals in need of volunteer help because of health, financial or other needs.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Sep 05, 2018
"The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that we achieve each Goal and target by 2030. Click on any specific Goal below to learn more about each issue." (United Nations Website)