Monthly Archives: October 2013

Onwards: An Update on SWR’s Search for a new Executive Director

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This past spring the SWR Board announced that SWR would begin recruiting a new Executive Director. Once the position was filled, Mike would then transition to lead Sustainability CoLab: a new network that will support interested communities with developing programs similar to SWR’s flagship, the Regional Carbon Initiative (RCI). For more details, see here for […]

Gamification: Not Just Fun and Games

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Challenge and competition have long been an impetus for action. Turn chores into a friendly competition between siblings – who can do it faster or better – and suddenly chores become a game, an outlet to claim prowess over big sister or little brother. A summer camp counsellor can silence a room of eight-year-olds by […]