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Green Jobs Forum - Pre-Register; Plan Your Visit; Volunteer; Enter Contests

September 17, 2012 in Toronto
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The Green Jobs Forum

The inaugural Green Jobs Forum offers new graduates, students, and the general public an in-depth exploration of careers in the ever-expanding Green Economy. Admission is FREE!

PRE-REGISTRATION

Pre-Register for the Green Jobs Forum and be among the first to choose your sessions!

Speaker and Schedule information will be available soon.

 

The Co-operators, an Industry Change Agent

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The Opportunity

The sustainability challenge, and most notably climate change, clearly presents a fundamental risk and opportunity for the insurance industry. In 2006, The Co-operators officially acknowledged these risks to their business and recognized an opportunity to play a crucial role in society’s transition to a sustainable future.

The Response

Communicating a Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy

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There are many carrots and sticks used to promote supply chain sustainability.

Blueprint for Sustainability: Green Manufacturing Webinar with Ford, 7/27

How Advancements in Operations and Design can Support Business Success
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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

ReportAlert.info - Export Development Canada (EDC) Publishes Eighth Annual Report on Corporate Social Responsibility

The report illustrates that, even during uncertain economic times, an effective CSR program can make a company more resilient
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(3BL Media) July 11, 2012 - Canada’s Export Credit Agency Releases CSR Report

Domtar Dévoile son Cadre D’indicateurs de Performance en Matiére de Développment Durable Jusqu’en 2020

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(3BL Media) Montréal - le 28 juin 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) a publié aujourd’hui son Rapport sur la croissance durable pour l’année 2011, dévoilant ainsi les 35 indicateurs clés de performance qui orienteront les efforts de l’entreprise en matière de développement durable jusqu’en 2020. Ce cadre de travail fondé sur le développement durable s’appuie sur des années de leadership dans l’industrie sur les plans de la certification forestière et de la performance environnementale au niveau des usines, et sur des collaborations de longue date avec des ONG. 

Domtar Unveils 2020 Sustainability Indicator Framework

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(3BL Media) Montreal - June 28, 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today released its 2011 Sustainable Growth Report, unveiling 35 key performance indicators that will shape the company’s sustainability efforts out to 2020.  This sustainability framework builds on years of industry leadership in forestry certification, mill-level environmental performance and longstanding ENGO collaborations. 

Why Sustainability Isn’t Just for Hippies Anymore

A new era of capitalism is dawning in which corporations are being challenged by investors and consumers to remain profitable while abiding to the laws of the natural environment.
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Although the idea of triple bottom line reporting on profit, people, and planet may still cause indigestion for purists of capitalism, the fact that it has become the norm over the exception can no longer be denied.   Earlier this year, Ernst & Young published a report indicating that environmental and social proposals made up 40 percent of corporate shareholder resolutions in 2011, up from 31 percent in 2010.   Suffice i

Make Green Consulting Your Green Career

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 14, 2010 - With more than 30 million businesses in America alone, the question is how these stressed businesses will have the time and resources to develop a Green plan for their operation. The answer is that there is no good plan to accomplish this task, and nearly every business is confused and frustrated by the process. There are energy audit, trash audits, carbon footprints to calculate, offsets to purchase, water and air pollution, Green purchasing, and a growing number of compliance issues coming.

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