Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium

The annual Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium is a free event organized by the Certificate in Sustainability Management program at Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education. The symposium promotes awareness of the most recent advances in “systems-thinking” – that is, the interconnection between the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability – as identified by respected thinkers in the field of sustainable development.

Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium 2013

Speakers

Leading experts, Professor Alex Ferworn, CD, PhDDr. Mark Gorgolewski, BSc, MSc, PhD, DIP ARCH, LEED APDr. Kernaghan Webb, LL.B., LL.M., LL.D.

Presentations

View the presentations given by Professor Alex Ferworn, CD, PhD, Dr. Mark Gorgolewski, BSc, MSc, PhD, DIP ARCH, LEED AP, Dr. Kernaghan Webb, LL.B., LL.M., LL.D.

Event Details

Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium 2013

Topic: Environmental, Social, and Economic Sustainability in Challenging Times – Exploring the Options

View the video of the Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium 2013.

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Time: 7:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Location: The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education
Ryerson University
Heaslip House, Peter Bronfman Learning Centre, 7th Floor
297 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON M5B 1W1

The Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium is organized the Certificate in Sustainability Management program. The Ryerson Institute for the Study of Corporate Social Responsibility is pleased to be a co-sponsor of this event (www.ryerson.ca/csrinstitute). For more information about the symposium or the Certificate in Sustainability Management please visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/sustain.

Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium 2012

The Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium 2012 was organized as a major capstone project by a group of postgraduate learners who were enrolled in the Certificate in Sustainability. The symposium featured discussions on the following topics: the environmental dimension of sustainability in the context of business; how sustainability is linked to social justice; and the quantified potential bottom-line benefits of sustainable development.

View the video of the Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium 2012.

Speakers

Leading experts, Yasmin Glanville, Uzma Shakir, and Dr. Bob Willard, discussed the three bottom lines of sustainability: the social, economic, and environmental dimensions.

Presentations

View the presentations given by Yasmin Glanville and Dr. Bob Willard.

Event Details

Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium 2012: If You’re Not In, We’re Out – Toronto 2050: Envisioning Our Future.

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Location:
The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education
Ryerson University
Heaslip House, 7th Floor
297 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON M5B 1W1

The following members worked together to organize and launch the Sustainability Thought-Leaders Symposium 2012 at The Chang School:

  • Sudhir Bagde
  • Yaser Barghi
  • June Dung TK Vu
  • Tom Esakin (course instructor/project supervisor)
  • Samjhana Lamichhane
  • Indra Maharjan
  • Zahra Majlesi
  • Umesh Pradhan
  • Lamya Salem