The Emerging Environmental Leaders Forum
On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, Leading Change Canada, a partnership between the Delphi Group and Connecting Environmental Professionals (CEP), will deliver the Emerging Environmental Leaders Forum (EELF) in Vancouver, BC. Leading Change Canada is a national movement connecting the next generation of corporate leaders, policy thinkers, entrepreneurs and community members interested in sustainability who are working to catalyze action and influence positive change locally, regionally and internationally. This year’s theme is, “Meeting the Essential Needs of Tomorrow: Rethinking the Energy, Food and Water Nexus.” In addition to the full day EELF program, EELF delegates will have opportunities to attend various GLOBE 2014 conference sessions and social functions March 26 – 29. Visit the Leading Change website at leadingchangecanada.com
The Three Pillars of the Emerging Environmental Leaders Forum:
- Engage: Connect and convene young leaders across diverse professional, academic, social environmental networks to develop innovative connections, collaborations and partnerships addressing existing and emerging problems related to sustainability and environmental protection.
- Empower: Inspire, motivate and prepare young leaders by providing professional development workshops, mentoring sessions, and skill building opportunities that will enable them to realize their potential on an individual level, on a social innovation level, and in any business ventures they are involved with.
- Educate: Inform, teach and enlighten young leaders by exploring different ways of being change-makers, both personally and professionally, by learning about current topics, trends and opportunities, as well as other issues of interest in the environment and sustainability communities.
For speaking and mentorship opportunities for EELF, please contact Jillian Kelly: email@example.com
For opportunities to support or sponsor EELF, please contact Rachel Ward: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Groups at GLOBE 2014
The GLOBE 2014 Trade Fair and Exposition will be a hot bed of new technologies, international pavilions and advanced environmental solutions – all aimed at industrial buyers. However, GLOBE also represents a unique opportunity for BC students to experience a world-class event that draws international luminaries working in the business of the environment from all over the world. We understand that supporting youth is a key component in building community, enabling education and sustaining a robust economy. To do so, we offer a limited number of modest-sized ‘student groups’ to attend the Trade Fair and Exposition free of charge.
To coordinate a student group tour, please send the following information in an Excel Spreadsheet to email@example.com no later than March 14, 2014. This date is the absolute cut-off for applications. A maximum of six groups will be allowed to attend through this program.
- Name and contact information of school or institution
- Name of specific program or course (as applicable)
- Name(s) and contact information of a “Lead Chaperone/Instructor” plus names and contacts of other adult supervisors
- First and last name of each student:
- The Company Name printed on badges will be the institution
- The contact information associated with badge barcodes will be the lead chaperone’s
- Any initiative, project or venture the students or the institute has undertaken that exemplifies environmental protection. This can be sent in the body of an email or Word document.
Essential Details – Please Read Carefully
- Student Group Tours must be scheduled to arrive Friday, March 28 between 12:00 noon and 4:00 PM. Wednesday and Thursday, March 26 and 27 are exclusively for industrial buyers, delegates and people directly involved in business transactions
- Tour Groups must not exceed 20 people: 3 chaperones and up to 17 students, 2 chaperone and 18 students etc.
- While attending the event, students are not permitted to hand out resumes or perform other job seeking activities. They are allowed to take business cards, notes and other information to follow up afterwards.
- Tour participants are required to dress in ‘business casual’ to ‘business formal’ attire. Jeans, sneakers and general street wear is not acceptable.
- Tour participants should seek to maximize their time and experience on the Expo Floor:
- Put away mobile devices
- Break out into pairs instead of moving around in large groups of 4 – 6
- Look at the GLOBE 2014 website and conduct light research on specific companies of interest
- Refrain from entering contests, business card draws or participating in surveys
We look forward to once again welcoming BC’s best and brightest students to our event!