Media Coverage for a Sustainable Inner-city

The Strathcona Business Improvement Associations, Sustainability 2.0 Expo which was organized by the SBIA, local businesses, including several of the folks behind this blog, was a huge success.  We brought up Majora Carter to be the keynote speaker.  We brought together local green business leaders, we invited the whole community,  City Councillors and sponsors were pleased with the outcome, we even introduced Majora to Vancouver’s Mayor.  This blog and the Green Inner-city Cluster are part of the follow up on the momentum built on April 2nd.  So it was good to see we’re not the only people still motivated to make a positive and green change to Vancouver’s inner-city.

Majora Carter meets Mayor Robertson

Majora Carter meets Mayor Robertson

The folks over at Granville Online, including the second greenest person on the planet just wrote a nice follow up piece on the efforts of SBIA to become a green industrial zone.  There is still lots of work to be done, if you’re interested in greening your organization and working towards a greener inner-city, one that includes green businesses and green jobs, join us once again in Strathcona for the Green Inner-city Cluster Kickoff on June 10th.

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4 Comments

  1. muskie said,

    May 28, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    We’re still editing our video footage of Majora’s keynote, we hope to bring it to you soon.

  2. June 23, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    […] speakers listed on their webpage include: Anita Burke, Gregor Robertson, Bill Rees, and Majora Carter who we had give the keynote at Sustainability 2.0. Possibly related posts: (automatically generated)Green Inner-city Cluster Sucessfully […]

  3. October 2, 2009 at 12:48 am

    […] The Mayor and Majora Carter will both be speaking at Resilient Cities and the number of shoulder events continues to grow I just registered for the Board of Change one. We’ll see if this conference and these speeches have any effect in changing Hastings and Main. […]

  4. February 22, 2010 at 10:35 pm

    […] those of you interested in urban agriculture or urban renewal you should not miss this.  This blog was happy to be part of the effort to bring Majora Carter to town the first time and for people who missed her presentation should double endeavor to attend […]


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