Upcoming Events

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Peer Learning Session: Employee Engagement

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Time: 8:00-9:30

Location: House of Friendship, 71 Ann Street, Kitchener

Members Only

Who Should Attend

  • Representatives from RCI member and TravelWise member organizations

What to Expect:

  • Facilitated discussion with peers, no formal “expert” presentation
  • An opportunity to share interesting ideas your organization has had and challenges you have experienced while addressing employee engagement as it pertains to environmental sustainability
  • Coffee/tea and muffins

Behavioural Change: The Key to Sustainability Program Success

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Time: 7:00am - 10:00am

Location: Waterloo North Hydro

Having troubles getting colleagues to buy into sustainability?

At this event, led by Harbourfront Centre Sustainability Program Champion and recognized Management Consultant, Randy Sa’d as well as national speaker, author and professor, Joel Hilchey, will offer an interactive workshop that will help you create an organizational self-assessment and action plan that can change your behavior towards the way you address sustainability.

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals that are passionate about developing and coordinating a sustainability effort on behalf of their organization.
  • Individuals from organizations that are interested in helping shift the norms of their organization to becoming more sustainable.

What to Expect

  • Presentation on an the Harbourfront story and workshop to help develop action plans in becoming sustainable agents in your organization
  • Speed networking question session
  • Hot Breakfast

6th Annual Evening of Recognition

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Mark your calendar to join us in celebrating the sustainability-focused actions of local organizations! Further details to come early 2015.

About our Events

Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) hosts an event season focused on connecting our program members, and local organizations with the expertise and collaborative learning opportunities necessary to implement effective sustainability strategies. Our events provide the unique networks, direction, and inspiration for building environmental sustainability into an organization’s culture.

We welcome anyone interested in making advancements towards more sustainable operations to attend events that are not specified as member only.

Regional Carbon Initiative (RCI) members receive complementary admission passes to events. If they are unable to attend events or wish to review speaker presentations, all event presentations are made available through MemberLink, the RCI online community.