UBC Summer Institute in Sustainability Leadership

UBC SummerThis summer, spend a week at UBC to accelerate your leadership skills in sustainability

In partnership with the Liu Institute for Global Issues, on behalf of the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program, this summer institute is an intensive professional development program targeted to professionals in business, local and provincial governments, and universities and colleges who are committed to the development of sustainable practices and policies.

This week-long program provides you with an opportunity to engage in creative thinking about your role as a sustainability leader, and to develop the perspectives and practical tools needed to integrate sustainability as a core value in your organization.

Learn to develop strategies, plans, and procedures that are mindful of public policy, stakeholder interest, and the interrelationship between people, planet, and profits.

The UBC Summer Institute in Sustainability Leadership is an award winning, one-week professional development program designed to
help you accelerate the sustainability agenda in your organization or community.

You gain perspectives and practical strategies needed to develop policies, create plans, and manage sustainability projects.

July 20-24, 2015 Vancouver, British Columbia
Early Bird Discount: Register by June 12 to save $500

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 Hosted at the UBC Point Grey campus in partnership with the Liu Institute for Global Issues, on behalf of the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program, the institute facilitates the exchange of ideas across private and public sectors, and challenges you to consider new possibilities for positive change, both personally and professionally.


Institute Highlights

  • Leading sustainability consultants for Nike, Nordstrom, NASA and the US Army, Dr Brian Nattrass and Dr Mary Nattrass
    share strategies and methods for sustainability leadership.
  • Over 20 experts from corporate, non-profit, academia and government deliver insights and best practices, including Dr Bill Rees on ecological footprint analysis and Dr John Robinson on regenerative sustainability.
  • Applied case studies and guided field excursions showcase real-world examples of sustainability initiatives.
  • The program supports reflective practice on sustainability and conscious leadership though networking and knowledge sharing.



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