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GLOBE 2012 Updates & News

  • GLOBE Awards 2012 Winners - March 16, 2012
    Following two exciting days of environmental and corporate innovation and networking, the GLOBE Foundation has announced the winners of the 10th annual GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence at the Closing Luncheon for GLOBE 2012. The awards are presented annually to Canadian companies that excel in sustainable business practices and progressive development in technology and services.
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  • New: Spotlight on Dubai Forum - March 8, 2012
    Open to all GLOBE participants, hear from top government and business leaders the latest opportunities arising from the recently launched government strategy "Green Economy for Sustainable Development"...
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  • DuPont CSO Linda Fisher on how to motivate your colleagues & staff to be engaged in sustainability - February 21, 2012
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  • Hon. Terry Lake, BC Minister of Environment, confirmed to present at 10th Annual GLOBE Awards, March 16th in Vancouver - February 13, 2012
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  • Suncor President & COO Steven Williams to Speak in Opening Plenary - January 23, 2012
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  • Book Launch at GLOBE 2012 - January 23, 2012
    Bob Willard, author of 'The Sustainability Champion’s Guidebook', 'The Next Sustainability Wave', and the original edition of 'The Sustainability Advantage' will be speaking at the conference and signing copies of his most recent book “The New Sustainability Advantage”. This practical guide and accompanying free web-enabled Sustainability Advantage Simulator Dashboard enables executives to enter their own data and quickly identify high-leverage benefit areas for their organization. More detailed free and open source downloadable Sustainability Advantage Simulator Worksheets help to drill down into specific areas of interest and fine-tune the assumptions to their specific situation.
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  • CICA to sponsor networking breakfast - January 20, 2012
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  • Two New Dessert Receptions Added for Delegates - January 20, 2012
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  • New Dialogue: The Pipeline Debate - January 20, 2012
    Energy Infrastructure: The Pipeline Debate Energy resources are a huge competitive advantage and major economic driver for Canada. Getting these energy resources to markets requires pipelines and transmission infrastructure that often traverse sensitive ecosystems and remote Aboriginal communities. Whether it's Keystone or Gateway, developing energy infrastructure in an environmentally and socially responsible manner is critical to business. This new special dialogue will provide an opportunity to hear from key players engaged in this increasingly complex activity of North American development.
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  • Participating Companies Now Available - January 19, 2012
    Check out which companies have registered to date for the GLOBE 2012 Conference (as of Jan 19).
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  • World’s Top Companies Gathering in Vancouver; Business and Action Top Items on GLOBE 2012 Agenda - January 18, 2012
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  • Use Star Alliance to fly and get 20% off your flight to GLOBE - January 10, 2012
    The Star Alliance member airlines have been appointed the Official Airline Network for GLOBE 2012. To obtain discounts on your airfare to GLOBE and for booking information, please visit www.staralliance.com/conventionsplus and: * Choose "For delegates"; * Under "Delegates login", enter Conventions Code AC03S12; * Choose one of the participating airlines listed; * Call the respective reservation contact listed and quote Conventions Code AC03S12 when booking your ticket to GLOBE. Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked. Domestic flights: visit www.aircanada.com and use Promotion Code X46GXQG1.
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  • CEOs to discuss sustainability and corporate competitiveness at GLOBE 2012 - December 8, 2011
    From Jim Rogers of Duke Energy and Samir Brikho of AMEC, to Jean Oelwang of Virgin Unite, the speakers list for GLOBE 2012 is shaping up to be high-level and world class. CEOs from the across international business community will bring their unique experiences and perspectives on sustainable business strategies to GLOBE 2012, creating a tremendous platform to explore the emerging business opportunities on the road to a more sustainable economy for the 21st century.
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  • GLOBE supports call for sustainable financial sector resulting from UNEP-FI Roundtable - October 25, 2011
    GLOBE Group CEO John Wiebe was in Washington, D.C. last week for the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI) Global Roundtable, and is applauding the resulting call for a far-reaching reform of the global financial system.
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  • World’s top corporations confirmed to participate at GLOBE 2012 - October 14, 2011
    Top executives and sustainability experts from some of the world’s largest and most successful corporations including Microsoft, eBay Inc., Dow, Ford Motor Company, PepsiCo, Tetra Pak, Shell International, Suncor, Cenovus, Encana, RBC Royal Bank, Dole Food Company Inc., have now signed on to share their insights and experiences, and develop new concepts for managing sustainability initiatives in a new economy at the upcoming GLOBE 2012 Conference and Trade Fair.
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  • China to host major pavilion at GLOBE 2012 - September 20, 2011
    For the first time in its highly successful 22-year history, the GLOBE Conference and Trade Fair will include a large national pavilion by the People’s Republic of China. While present at the GLOBE Trade Fair in the past, China has expanded its footprint for 2012 as it looks to drive its emergence as a global leader in green technology. More than 100 highly-qualified representatives from the Chinese business and government communities will be present at GLOBE 2012 to showcase the country’s latest clean tech innovations and solutions as well as to seek out other new technologies to address their own environmental challenges.
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  • GLOBE CEO John Wiebe recognized as one of Canada’s top contributors to sustainability - September 19, 2011
    GLOBE Foundation President and CEO, Dr. John D. Wiebe, has been recognized as one of the top 16 individuals in Canada who have done the most to advance the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism as one of Canada's 2012 Clean16. For the complete list of Canada's 2012 Clean50, please visit http://www.clean50.ca/honourees.html
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