SDSN Canada announces a collaboration with Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) and l’Université Laval to co-host Together|Ensemble, Canada’s national conference devoted to tracking progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Join us from May 20-22 in Quebec City to address Canada’s toughest sustainable development challenges. Read More
Dr. Mark Jaccard, professor of sustainable energy in the School of Resource and Environmental Management from Simon Fraser University, has partnered with SDSN Canada to develop net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions scenarios in Canada by 2050. These scenarios aim to simulate various policy, technology and energy choices that can achieve Canada’s 2050 net-zero target. Read More
Six SDG Campus Coordinators have joined SDSN Canada on a mission to spearhead SDG action on their campuses! Find out which member campuses our coordinators represent and read their vision for mobilising students and faculty around the SDGs. Read More
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The SDG Academy has launched a free online course showcasing Conversations with Global Leaders Leading on Sustainable Development. Enroll today to hear from sustainable development pioneers like Juan Manuel Santos (former president of Columbia) and Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland (who popularized and defined ‘sustainable development’) on how they make policy decisions that impact people and planet!
BlackRock (the world's largest asset manager) challenged CEOs around the world to embrace 'corporate purpose' in fighting the world’s biggest challenges. They warn that in order to achieve this goal, there will be a significant reallocation of capital (sooner than most realize) towards tackling issues like climate change. Read BlackRock's message to CEOs.
Cities in Canada are pioneering the SDGs. Take a look at the "2019 City Report" where the city of Winnipeg addresses the progress it has made on the SDGs and outlines urgent actions to resolve challenges that still persist.
Would you like to be a part of building a more gender equal world? Apply to become a young advocate in the Young Leaders Program with Women Deliver and get connected to all the platforms, mentors, and resources you need to take a stand for gender equality.
Are you looking for an event idea that engages students and faculty on campus around the SDGs? Check out Brock University's amazing SDG Training Day initiative where they introduced the 17 SDGs on their campus and highlighted how to address them in interconnected ways at the global and local level.
If you represent an academic institution, research group, think tank, or civil society organization working in sustainable development, consider joining SDSN Canada. Membership is free and has many benefits.
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