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Learn more about past events focused on advancing sustainable cities and lifestyles.

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Webinar: The Role of Cities in Advancing Sustainable Lifestyles

June 22, 2023

This fourth webinar for the Ecocity Peer Network was held May 30, 2023 and explored how local governments and their...

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BCIT at the Ecocity World Summit in London

June 12, 2023

Faculty and staff from BCIT presented to sustainable city practitioners from around the world at the Ecocity World Summit in...

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Leveraging the SDGs for Safe, Inclusive, Resilient & Sustainable Urban Housing Policy

May 1, 2023

UN-Habitat webinar for the CMHC Expert Group on Housing The SDG Cities Global Initiative is an UN-Habitat flagship programme “designed...

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Encouraging Canadian cities to consider their consumption-based emissions

March 17, 2023

Cora Hallsworth delivered a presentation on Consumption-Based Emissions Inventories (CBEI) to the Climate Caucus on March 2, 2023. The Climate...

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Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education

September 23, 2022

October 18, 26 & November 3, 2022. The Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education brings together sustainability leaders from...

The Barbican Centre in London England where the 2023 Ecocity World Summit will be held.

Ecocity World Summit London

September 9, 2022

June 6 – 8, 2023. Christina Olsen of the Centre for Ecocities is on the Summit’s Academic Advisory Committee and...

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Livable Cities Forum – Victoria

September 1, 2022

October 3 – 5, 2022. The Livable Cities Forum is ICLEI Canada’s annual event to bring communities together. This forum...

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Ecocity World Summit 2022

March 1, 2022

The Ecocity World Summit 2022 took place February 22 – 24, 2022. It is the longest running event on ecocities...

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Ecocity Peer Network and Climate Changemakers at Innovate4Cities

November 4, 2021

Urban October is a global initiative started by UN-Habitat, the United Nations agency dedicated to human settlements and sustainable urban...

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Youth Climate Leaders Prepare to Make Change for our Collective Future

August 25, 2021

The Centre for Ecocities, in collaboration with UN-Habitat, delivered its first international Climate Changemakers Youth Leadership Training on August 12th,...

Webinar: Engaging Stakeholders on Consumption-Based Sustainability Metrics.

Webinar: Engaging Stakeholders on Consumption-Based Sustainability Metrics

May 15, 2021

We are focused on helping to create socially just cities that are in balance with nature. Key metrics that we...

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Virtual Forum: Modern Ecocities in the Cascadia Innovation Corridor

May 13, 2021

As the Cascadia region anticipates welcoming as many as 4 million more people in the coming decades, cities, businesses and post-secondary institutions...

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Webinar: Exploring Buildings’ Embodied Emissions

February 24, 2021

Learn more about the importance of Life Cycle Assessment and the embodied emissions of buildings. On Februrary 23, we were...

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Dr. Jennie Moore at TEDxAbbotsford

November 20, 2020

Did you miss Dr. Jennie Moore talking about Getting to One-Planet Living at the TEDxAbbotsford: Perception virtual conference on November...

BC Municipalities workshop at the 2019 Ecocity World Summit.

Did you miss our Webinar on the ecoCity Footprint Tool Pilot Testing Results?

November 6, 2020

We have good news – the webinar was recorded and you can watch it here. You will learn about the...

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International Youth Day 2020

August 11, 2020

Youth and Informal Settlements: Engagement for Global Action Online Summit Please join our Dr. Jennie Moore and UN-Habitat Youth for...

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Join us at GLOBE 2020

January 9, 2020

Ecocities Emerging: Exploring the Role of Business in Transforming Cities Please join us on Wednesday February 12th from 10:45 –...