Common Waters, Shared Visions: Indigenous Collaboration on B.C.’s Watershed Security Strategy
Long-term watershed security is critical for the future of British Columbia. First Nations and the Province have worked together to co-develop a Watershed Security Strategy. Join this session to learn about how the diversity of perspectives and approaches of First Nations and the Province came together to develop a Strategy that will realize better watershed outcomes for British Columbia.
Reforestation Reimagined: Fighting Climate Change with Drones
Cameron’s strategic vision and commitment to innovation have been key to Flash Forest’s success in scaling up reforestation initiatives. Through cutting-edge methods like drone planting, Cameron is driving Flash Forest towards a greener and healthier planet, exemplifying the intersection of passion and expertise in environmental conservation.
Invest Vancouver B2B Activity
Visit us to discuss what’s new with sustainability and resiliency in the Metro Vancouver region, what we are doing to amplify economic opportunity, and the key role circularity plays in a future-forward and transformational economy. Meet at the Hub in the Metro Vancouver lounge space.
Kinship Building with the Indigenous Youth Delegation from SevenGen
The Indigenous Youth delegation from SevenGen at GLOBE Forum is interested in building good relations with leaders and changemakers. Please join us for an informal gathering with the delegation to discuss project collaboration and career opportunities.
A Whole-of-Society Approach: Driving Transformational Change for Economy and Nature
Historically, economic growth and environmental conservation have often been at odds. Now, more than ever, we need to work together to generate a transformational shift in our ways of thinking and actions to protect and manage the health of ecosystems. Join this interactive session to discuss partnership-based approaches and frameworks to create pathways that mutually benefit our ecosystems and economy for current and future generations.
The Power of Partnership: How the PCC is Supporting the ZEV Transition
The Pacific Coast CollaborativePCC) is a vital partnership for advancing regional cooperation and climate action and is making strides in the decarbonization of the transportation industry, including sharing the ambitious goal of ending new sales of light-duty gas-powered vehicles by 2035. The PCC has successfully implemented the West Coast Electric Highway from Vancouver to San Diego, and is actively collaborating on interoperable charging technologies, a consistent user experience, and aligned infrastructure investments. Join us to hear from PCC partners on how cross-border collaboration is mitigating emissions, promoting economic growth, and driving action for a net-zero future.
Just Transition or Just Talk: Advancing an Equitable Transition in Canada’s Financial Sector
What does a just and equitable transition mean? Why is it important? And what challenges does Canada face when applying the concept to its own economy? Hear from cross-industry experts as they explore perspectives on how Canada’s financial sector can apply the concept of a just transition to help build a sustainable future.
The Future of Forests: Leveraging Technology, Partnerships and Canada’s Forests on the Path to Net Zero
Forests have long played a critical role in Canada’s environment and economy. However, they are currently under threat as unprecedented climate-induced wildfires sweep the nation. At this session, discover how partnerships, technology and Indigenous Ways of Knowing can be used to regenerate these critical ecosystems and how, when protected and managed sustainably, forests can help drive progress towards net zero.
Weaving Traditional & Modern Stewardship: The Legacy of Indigenous Coastal Marine Management
This interactive panel session will examine how Indigenous stewardship of waters has evolved over time, through the strategic weaving of traditional guardianship responsibility with modern methods and technology. Speakers will discuss how building partnerships across First Nations, governments, and philanthropy has been key to making impactful changes to conservation efforts of the Great Bear Sea and beyond. The session hopes to invoke thoughtful reflection and conversation on how to reimagine roles of marine conservation today, as we collaboratively build a shared legacy for tomorrow.
The Net-Zero Challenge: A Business Perspective on Net-Zero Commitments and Planning
Over 160 businesses in Canada have committed to net-zero by 2050 or earlier through Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Net-Zero Challenge. Together, they are spearheading Canada’s clean industrial advantage and the path toward a sustainable future. Join us for a dynamic discussion with participating companies to the Net-Zero Challenge who will speak to their motivations and experience, as well as the challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned in pursuing net-zero commitments and planning.