Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.

Join us for a provocative evening of discussion on the future of climate action as we gather some of UBC’s finest academics who are setting a precedent of climate leadership locally and internationally.

Putting Science in Fiction - Panel event

Fri, March 1, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). NOTE: This...

Future Of Food Global Dialogue with Harriet Friedmann

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM LIU INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ISSUES. Free. The Future of Food...

The Effect of Vineyard Groundcover Vegetation on Soil Fungi

Fri, March 1, 2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM University Centre. Free. Doctoral Dissertation Oral...

UBC Reads Sustainability

Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.

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Past Events

Tue, October 2, 2012 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. FREE. Please join us in the Land and Food Systems Orchard Garden for our 3rd Annual Harvest Celebration! Learn about our educational initiatives and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. Enjoy garden-inspried snacks and...
Sat, September 29, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM See description. With consumers demanding higher standards of ethically and sustainably sourced products, and governments looking for carbon offset projects, we have an exciting opportunity to contribute to sustainable land use by combining trees with...
Thu, September 27, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $395. Gain an understanding of today’s green marketing practices in Canada and the world’s leading sustainable products and services. Develop a toolkit of techniques, including how to avoid greenwash and consumer cynicism by building a...
Wed, September 26, 2012 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM DAVID LAM MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CENTRE. FREE. Look before you eat! Meet the people behind the food, FREE samples and tasting. DATE: September 26, Wednesday TIME: 11am to 1:30pm LOCATION: outside Triple-O's patio Chef Demo by Chef Steve Golob. 11:00am - 1:...
Tue, September 25, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $990. Designed by the Canada Green Building Council, this course provides comprehensive preparation for the LEED Green Associate Exam, a first step towards becoming a green building practitioner. Using a wide range of examples and case...
Tue, September 25, 2012 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM See description. Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) SFU UBC Fall 2012 Public Lecture Series: Food Sovereignty models for "feeding the world and cooling the planet" Join us for a special free Vancouver public lecture by Drs. Hannah Wittman and...
Tue, September 25, 2012 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM HENRY ANGUS BUILDING. Social Enterprise Club's first event of the year! It's an introduction to social enterprise, featuring inspiring speakers who each have their own insider's perspective to share with you. MARK BRAND Mark Brand, a Vancouver icon/...
Tue, September 25, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Are you interested in learning to save seeds from your favourite fruits and vegetables? Our resident seed saving expert, Mel Selvestre will be leading hands-on workshops at the UBC Farm that include an overview of techniques, equipment...
Mon, September 24, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Title: Reducing the ‘Energy-at-Risk’ as a means of achieving sustainability Speaker: Markus Zeller, PEng, CEM, CMVP,Manager, Industrial Sector, Technology & Innovation, BC Hydro Power Smart Location: 310-6245 Agronomy Road,...
Mon, September 24, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). Free. Come to the 2012 Program Completion Workshop to hear firsthand from the program participants and city representatives. The Greenest City Scholars summer internship program sponsors 10 UBC...

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