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Economic Literacy for Environmental Leaders: Six Workshops this Fall at CSI-Spadina in Toronto

Toronto, Ontario
October to December 2015

The Economic Literacy Project (Enviro-ELP) is proud to bring you a series of six, half-day training workshops in Toronto at the Centre for Social Innovation that are designed to build the capacity of environmental leaders to understand economic concepts and their role in developing a greener economy.

  • October 6: Assessing the Promise and Perils of Markets
  • October 20: Valuing the Priced and Unpriced Environment
  • November 3: Rewarding Pro-Environmental Behaviour
  • November 17: Reconciling Trade-Offs for Better Decisions
  • December 1: Redefining Economic Progress and Sustainability
  • December 15: Reorienting the Economy for the 21st Century

The first set of workshops was delivered this past spring and participants included representatives of numerous key environmental organizations including WWF Canada, Global Forest Watch, Ivey Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, Ontario Nature, Environmental Defence, Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, Windfall Ecology Centre, Wildlife Conservation Canada and Sustainalytics. To get a sense of the great learning and networking opportunity we planned for this fall, check out this 3 minute video.

For a more detailed descriptions and to register, please visit http://sustainabilitynetwork.ca/economic-literacy-project/.