Sustainable Waterloo Region hosts an event season focused on connecting members of both the Regional Carbon Initiative and the local business community with the expertise and collaborative learning opportunities necessary to move their organizations towards more sustainable operations.
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Technical Workshop: Exploring Sustainability Projects
Date: June 27, 2013
Time: 7:30 am to 10:00 am
Cost: Regional Carbon Initiative Members: no fee (with promotional code). Non-members: $35.00 (plus HST). Students and Environmental Non-Profits: 50% discount.
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This technical workshop will guide attendees in exploring a wide variety of electricity, heating and employee engagement projects that Regional Carbon Initiative members have implemented in the past year. Through presentations from local organizations, including THEMUSEUM and AET Consultants, as well as discussions with fellow attendees, individuals will learn about project selection, implementation and evaluation.
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During this technical workshop attendees will learn:
- How organizations are selecting projects that align with their sustainability strategies
- The implementation processes and best practices of a variety of projects
- The metrics that organizations are using to measure and communicate their project successes
Ben Dunbar- Associate, AET Group Inc.
Ben Dunbar is an Associate and leader of the Green Team at AET Consultants, a division of AET Group Inc, and will be sharing details of the employee commuting tracking system that AET Consultants has implemented.
Ben graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Environmental studies, completed a post-graduate certificate in Environmental Management and Assessment at Niagara College, is a Canadian Certified Environmental Professional (EP) and a LEED Accredited Professional. Joining AET in 2006, Ben has extensive experience coordinating and completing solid waste studies and developing waste management programs for all levels of government and IC&I sectors and has completed over 500 waste projects across Canada.
Caitlin White- Development Coordinator, THEMUSEUM
Caitlin White is the Development Coordinator for THEMUSEUM, supporting their annual giving campaign. Caitlin developed a love for the environment at an early age, spending 13 summers as a camper turned counselor at a YMCA outdoor skills camp in Muskoka where she led canoe trips across Ontario and spearheaded a 10-day hike across the coast of Lake Superior as a new component to the camp’s youth leadership program.
Caitlin has an Honours BA in Communications from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Fundraising and Volunteer Management from Humber College. Caitlin has combined her passions for arts and culture and the environment as the leader of THEMUSEUM’s Green Team. She gives back to the fundraising community as a volunteer with the Association of Fundraising Professionals.