Celebrating Business Sustainability Leaders
Join us on Wednesday, May 31st as we showcase and celebrate sustainability leaders and innovations at our first annual Evening of Recognition! Our special evening will be held at the brand new Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre in North York, a brand new showroom celebrating electric vehicle technologies in Toronto.
Network with industry leaders, test drive the latest electric vehicles, and share appetizers and drinks while listening to great speakers, including keynote speaker David Miller, President and CEO of WWF-Canada and Former Mayor of Toronto.
Our event is business casual and open to the public and members of the business community. All attendees will receive a copy of our 2016 ClimateWise Annual Report, highlighting the leadership taken in York Region by members of the ClimateWise Business Network.
About Keynote Speaker David Miller
David Miller is the President and CEO of WWF-Canada, an adjunct Professor at York University and a member of the Board of Governors for Centennial College. David Miller was Mayor of Toronto from 2003 to 2010 and Chair of the influential C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group from 2008 – 2010.
Under his leadership, Toronto became widely admired internationally for its environmental leadership, economic strength and social integration. He is a leading advocate for the creation of sustainable urban economies, and a strong and forceful champion for the next generation of jobs through sustainability.
David Miller is a Harvard-trained economist and professionally a lawyer. In his former capacity as Counsel, International Business &Sustainability at Aird & Berlis LLP, Mr. Miller advised companies and international organizations on issues surrounding the creation of sustainable urban economies.
Wednesday May 31, 2017 / 4:pm – 9:pm
Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre, 1126 Finch Avenue West, North York ON
|4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.||Early attendees can test drive electric vehicles around the EVDC|
|6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.||Registration, cocktails, appetizers and networking|
|6:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.||Welcome and opening remarks by Brent Kopperson, Executive Director of Windfall Ecology Centre|
|7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.||Keynote presentation from President and CEO of WWF-Canada David Miller|
|7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.||Cocktails, food and networking|
*Please contact ClimateWise for sponsorship opportunities.