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Sustainable Futures: Project Showcase and Community Networking Event

May 31 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm PDT

Sustainable Futures Project Showcase and Community Networking Event

Join us for an evening of inspiration and collaboration at the 2nd annual Sustainable Futures: Project Showcase and Community Networking Event, in support of the Sustainable Business Leadership Program* at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Set against the backdrop of the stunning TELUS Garden Offices in downtown Vancouver, this event promises to be a highlight on Vancouver’s sustainability calendar.

Date & Time: May 31, 2024, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: TELUS Garden Offices, Vancouver, British Columbia

Event Overview

Join us to connect with Vancouver’s sustainability and impact community and learn about local businesses tackling sustainability challenges with the support of BCIT Sustainable Business Leadership students. This event is all about showcasing innovative projects that tackle pressing sustainability challenges head-on, aiming to spark real change in our communities.

But that’s not all – it’s also your chance to connect with a diverse range of individuals passionate about sustainability, from emerging professionals eager to make their mark to seasoned veterans with years of experience in Vancouver’s vibrant sustainability community. Don’t miss out on this invaluable opportunity to network, exchange ideas, and collaborate with like-minded individuals committed to driving progress forward.

Featured Real World Projects

SVX: Scaling For-Profit Social Enterprises

Dive into the world of social entrepreneurship and learn how more social enterprises can successfully scale their businesses through successive rounds of funding.

National Zero Waste Council: Circular Solutions to Wood Waste

Explore groundbreaking solutions for manufacturing and using construction products made from wood waste, contributing to a circular economy in British Columbia.

LGM Financial Services: United Nations Global Compact Network (UNGCN) Communication on Progress

Witness the production of LGM’s first Communication on Progress, aligning with the United Nations Global Compact Network (UNGCN) framework and showcasing their commitment to sustainable business practices.

Canada Games Council: Sustainable Sport Toolkit

Gain insights into the creation of a Sustainable Sport Toolkit designed to improve the environmental impact of sporting events across Canada, demonstrating the potential for sustainability in the world of sports.

Why Attend?

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of real change for good. Whether you’re a seasoned sustainability advocate or just starting on your journey, this event offers an opportunity to learn, connect, and contribute to building a more equitable and environmentally conscious future.

How to Get Involved?

Interested in supporting our event? We are currently seeking like-minded community partners to help make this event a success. Explore sponsorship opportunities outlined in our sponsorship deck, and let’s work together to create a meaningful impact.

*The BCIT Sustainable Business Leadership Advanced Certificate and Advanced Diploma programs provide job-skills training to support the transition to an inclusive, resilient, and regenerative economy. With an emphasis on action-oriented training, BCIT’s sustainable business programs support learners to find meaningful careers that contribute to the wellbeing of people and the planet.

Speed Mentorship Session

Join us from 5:30pm to 6:30pm for a speed mentorship session to try your hand at building these valuable relationships!

At this session, hosted by CEP Vancouver, you’ll get to chat with mentors and mentees working across various areas of sustainability to explore the role mentorship can have on your career. Spots for this session are limited, so if you’re planning to join us please RSVP using the registration form below.


TELUS Garden Offices
510 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 0M3 Canada