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'Tis the Season

Jun 30, 2019
This is Farmers’ Markets season! We’re out there with our reusable bags, filling them full with fresh vegetables and homemade goodies. Bright orange carrots and deep red beets, tender heads of lettuce and luscious strawberries. It’s the beginning of the season of plenty and we are thankful to live in a part of the world that offers such bounty.

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 ~ Dr. Bert Webber

Jun 04, 2019
The Salish Sea has been formally named...TWICE. Initially by First Nations and Tribal governments in 2007 and then 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.

The Heart of the Salish Sea

Feb 26, 2019
Where on Earth is the Salish Sea? According to a recent report published by The SeaDoc Society, less than half of the people in Washington and British Columbia have heard of the Salish Sea, even though they live alongside it.

Zero Waste Emporium Tightens the Noose on Single Use

Nov 13, 2019 | submitted by Patti Copeland
Paula and Nairn McPhee, owners of Zero Waste Emporium, at their store in downtown Victoria. Photograph By ADRIAN LAM, TIMES COLONIST

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?