A Matriarchal Movement: The Vital Role of Indigenous Women in the Energy Transition

Indigenous women’s values, skills, and roles as Traditional Knowledge Keepers make them invaluable to creating a more sustainable future. However, when it comes to the energy transition, their voices are often overlooked. Join this session to learn from inspiring female and Two-spirit Indigenous leaders on how their knowledge, values, and voices can lead the way to a sustainable, prosperous, and balanced energy transition for all.

Leaders and Shakers: Intergenerational Networking with CBSR and Leading Change (Invite-only)

CBSR members and Leading Change delegates will gather to foster intergenerational conversations and collaboration, bridging the gap to further advance collective climate action at this pivotal moment.

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Leading Change Forum 2024

Leading Change Forum 2024 will bring together young leaders (ages 19-35) who are ready to have tough conversations about climate and sustainability. It’ll take a diversity of perspectives to identify and implement the solutions needed to address our biggest environmental, social, and economic challenges.  Over a full day of interactive workshops, networking opportunities, and capacity building activities, Leading Change youth delegates will focus on accelerating net-positive solutions that achieve climate resiliency and restore our natural environment.  

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Addressing the Health and Well-being Challenges of Climate Change and Social Injustice

To ensure we are building resilient communities, we must safeguard our physical and mental well-being against the extreme health risks associated with environmental change and social injustice. This interactive session will explore the evolving landscape of human health as it relates to challenges associated with the sustainability crises. With a focus on community health and local adaptation, we’ll identify the key actions and next steps needed to support healthy communities.

Justice at the Crossroads: The Role of Intersectional Environmentalism

Intersectional environmentalism (IE) aims to protect both people and the planet, while recognizing how environmental issues affect different groups in different ways, and inherently impacts marginalized and oppressed groups more. This session is for everyone who wants to learn more about IE, how to navigate the crossroads between environmental and social justice, and how to apply it to your work to create a more inclusive and regenerative future for all.

From Conflict to Collaboration: Working Across Difference to Advance Sustainability

Sustainability often involves competing priorities and diverse perspectives. This session explores how we can be guided by nature and work across differences to create a regenerative future together. Join this armchair dialogue to learn how to navigate uncomfortable ‘‘tough conversations,” how critical diversity in thought is to advancing sustainability goals, and how we can feel empowered to champion these conversations in this space and beyond.