Green Events

I don't flush – October 15, 2014

I don't flushNotable Ontarians Step Up To Support the I Don’t Flush Campaign To Save Our Clean Water: Urging consumers to take a closer look at their water use habits, the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) and the Clean Water Foundation (CWF) – in conjunction with The Regional Municipality of York Region, the Region of Peel and the Health Product Stewardship Association, launch the I Don’t Flush public awareness campaign.The campaign asks the public to return their unused/unwanted medications back to the pharmacy as opposed to flushing them down the toilet or drain, or throwing them in the garbage.

To see the full list of participating supporters, visit www.idontflush.ca. In addition to the website, more information can be found on Facebook and you can join the conversation on Twitter (#idontflush).

 

Gluten Free Garage 4th edition – November 9, 2014

Gluten Free GarageTwo of the hottest trends come together for Gluten Free Garage—a farmers' market with a gluten-free twist—on Sunday, November 9. At its 4th pop-up at Artscape Wychwood Barns, Toronto's go-to gluten-free event features more than 60 handpicked vendors showcasing the city's best in gluten-free eats and lifestyle, including food trucks, guest speakers and for the first time, beer and cider tasting.

Date: Sunday November 9, 2014
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street
Admission: $10 for adults, free for kids 12 years and under
Tickets available at the door or online. Photos and video from the fall 2013 GFG.

 

CBSR for our 12th Annual Summit - The Transformational Company: Embedded and ECR Awards – November 26, 2014

CBSR 12th Annual SummitCBSR will be building on last year's Summit where they introduced the Transformational Company Framework and how it is applied. This year, CBSR will look more closely at how Corporate Responsibility teams are aligning with Human Resources, Finance, Communications and Brand Managers to drive business value while scaling up their efforts to address systemic societal risks and challenges.

ECR AwardsThe Excellence in Corporate Responsibility (ECR) Awards was developed to honour and celebrate corporate Canadians for outstanding work and dedication towards creating sustainable and ethical practices within the business framework.