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Conversations on Conservation: Protecting BC's Coastal Waters
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Join host 1% for the Planet, its member companies, and the NGOs they support for a dialogue on Protecting BC’s Coastal Waters. From near shore logging, to industrial outflows and increasing tanker traffic, the pristine wilderness of BC’s coast is confronted by numerous environmental challenges. Join us for the first in our national series of Conversations on Conservation to learn about ongoing work to protect this global treasure.
Featuring business leaders and local NGO leaders:
- Marc St. Onge, CEO, Ascenta Health
- Christianne Wilhelmson, Executive Director, Georgia Strait Alliance
- Jeffery Young, Aquatic Biologist, David Suzuki Foundation
- Sabine Jessen, National Oceans Manager, CPAWS-BC
After brief addresses, the speakers will sit as a panel for
your questions and answers about this important topic, and a networking reception will follow the discussion
When & Where
1% for the Planet
Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, owner of Blue Ribbon Flies, 1% for the Planet is a growing global movement of over 1,350 member companies in 44 countries that donate one percent of their sales to environmental organizations worldwide. Each day, more than one new business joins the 1% for the Planet movement. As a network, the 1% community has become a frontrunner in funding the work of environmental groups around the world. For more information on 1% for the Planet visit our home page here