Editors' Blog

Green Living editors dish on the latest trends and happenings in sustainability.

Leapfrog Sustainability – Sustainability Boot Camp – February 22, 2012

Leapfrog Sustainability Inc. presents the ‘Sustainability Boot Camp for Business Leaders’ at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Business. The boot camp will deliver the core knowledge business leaders need to assess sustainability as an opportunity for innovation, competitive differentiation, and profitable growth. If you’re interested in developing a sustainability strategy for your company, click to learn more or register.


International Green Vehicle Congress – February 26-29, 2012

The International Green Vehicle Congress will be held February 26-28, 2012, in Hong Kong, with a post-event site tour to Shenzhen in mainland China on Feb. 29. Reducing mounting CO2 emissions is a growing challenge for the transport sector. The congress will focus on leading green vehicle technologies, global market and policy, and regulation and understanding. Learn more about this innovative conference or register to take part.


Building SustainAble Communities Conference – February 27-March 1, 2012

The Fresh Outlook Foundation is hosting its fifth ‘Building SustainAble Communities Conference’ at the Delta Grand Resort in Kelowna, B.C. The program – inspired by 75 industry experts on 11 planning committees – features a variety of plenaries, breakouts, panels, workshops, debates and interactive sessions to provide opportunities for enhanced communication and collaboration. Be a part of the sustainability discourse – click to learn more or register.


ECOexecutives: Environment 101 – February 29th

ECOexecutives 2012 offers high impact lessons in sustainability. Through exclusive behind the scenes tours and interactive content sessions participants see the link between sustainable business choices and biodiversity protection. A fantastic opportunity to meet other business professionals with the same goals in mind, and pat a rhino!


Climate Leadership Conference – February 29-March 1, 2012

The first annual Climate Leadership Conference will be held February 29–March 1, 2012, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The conference will bring together leaders from businesses, government and academic institutions, and the non-profit community interested in exchanging ideas on how to address climate change, while simultaneously running their operations more competitively and sustainably. Learn more about how the conference will offer climate related solutions, or register to attend.


Toronto International Bicycle Show – March 2-4, 2012

The Toronto International Bicycle Show is the best place to shop for bicycles and accessories, preview the newest trends in cycling from the top manufacturers and distributors plus enjoy thrilling action-packed events. The show is celebrating its 26th year in production and is one of the largest exclusive bicycle consumer shows in North America. Click here to learn more.


Fireside Chat: Leadership from the top in the Green Economy – March 7, 2012

A part of the Toronto Sustainability Speaker Series, this chat offers the rare opportunity to hear directly from two distinguished leaders who have seized upon a special mix of culture and entrepreneurship to propel their companies forward in the green economy. Join Dani Reiss, president and CEO of Canada Goose, and Tom Heintzman, co-founder and president of Bullfrog Power Inc., in this discussion about the emerging green economy.


Human Rights Watch Film Festival – The Island President – March 9, 2012

Winner of the 2011 Toronto Film Festival’s Cadillac People’s Choice Documentary Award, this essential documentary offers both an inspiring personal story and an insider’s look at the dirty business of political deal-making during the 2009 climate change summit at Copenhagen. Learn more about this moving film, or purchase tickets.


Globe 2012 – 12th Biennial Conference & Trade Fair on Business and the Environment – March 14-16, 2012

Over the past 20 years, the GLOBE™ Series has become the nexus for global networking and leadership on the business of the environment. Taking place in Vancouver, Canada, every two years since 1990, the GLOBE conference has served as a major world platform to transform environmental challenges into business opportunities. Click to learn more about how you can register and participate in unparalleled global networking.


National Home Show & Canada Blooms – March 16-25, 2012

This year, Canada Blooms and the National Home Show bring you a fantastic display of innovative products and ideas, for all things home and garden. Prepare for spring gardening with over 200 hours of free lectures, demonstrations, and talks. The show also features the 2012 Dream Home, which is an energy efficient home offering sustainable luxury. Find out more about the Canada Blooms and National Home Show, or buy a ticket to get you into both great events.

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Yoga Conference and Show – March 29-April 1, 2012

Spend time shopping amongst 140+ conscious minded organizations and companies offering products and services in-line with your mindful attitudes. See continuous yoga classes in the yoga garden, continuous demonstrations, workshops and lectures. Click here to learn more.