Thank you to our partners for partaking in the activities of the Coalition.
Since its inception in 2007, Biodiversity Matters chooses one Biodiversity Youth Initiative to focus on annually. In 2009, it proudly hosted the Second International Youth Symposium for Biodiversity, in Ottawa, Canada. In 2011, it has been developing youth and biodiversity networks with teams all over the world, in the hope that they will share their successes and that they can learn from each other.
Since its inception in 2007, Biodiversity Matters chooses one Biodiversity Youth Initiative to focus on annually. In 2009, it proudly hosted the Second International Youth Symposium for Biodiversity, in Ottawa, Canada. In 2011 it has been developing youth and biodiversity networks with teams all over the world, in the hope that they will share their successes and that they can learn from each other.
Founded in 1970, the Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy (CIELAP) is an independent, not-for-profit think tank. CIELAP’s mission is to inform legislative, policy and regulatory outcomes for Sustainability at the national and provincial/territorial levels of government in Canada.
Certificate in Sustainability Program – Ryerson University has demonstrated commitment to values such as equity, accessibility, and sustainability. As Canada’s leading provider of university-based adult education, Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education offers a unique six-course Certificate in Sustainability to help address social, environmental, and economic concerns.
Social change to protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life. Our vision is that within a generation, Canadians act on the understanding that we are all interconnected and interdependent with nature.
Earthsave Canada educates, inspires and empowers people to shift toward a plant based diet centered on fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes – healthy for humans and or the planet. We are a large dedicated group of volunteers involved in a wide variety of educational and outreach activities in our community.
Greenpeace is an independent, campaigning organization which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and to force the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future. Founded in Vancouver in 1971, Greenpeace has grown to become the world’s largest, independent environmental organization with over 2.9 million supporters worldwide.
A NYC-based organization that fosters healthy community development and sustainable human impacts on ecosystems, the Human Impacts Institute programs include experiential education, collaborative partnerships, participatory research, and creative expression. Program participants commit to conscious environmental decision-making, take responsibility for their environmental impacts and are dedicated to long-term solutions.
Institut EDS serves as the impetus, catalyst, and meeting place for coordinating Laval University’s sustainable development activities and for promoting research and interdisciplinary dialogue on natural, economic and social systems. It comprises, in a decentralized manner, over 50 regular professors and nearly 200 students, as well as chairs and research groups.
A growing number of artists, working with diverse communities around the world, are creating positive and profound social change through the process of art-making, helping to create insight, social cohesion, political engagement…and hope.
A distinguished group of planners, academics and concerned citizens founded the New City Institute in 1996. The New City Institute examines how cities are developed and how this affects the health and sustainability of ecological and social relationships. It also examines ways of involving citizens more closely in the decisions that affect their lives. The Institute has been involved in academic and action research aimed at advancing the theory and practice of sustainability. The New City Institute undertakes research and public education on: Structuring the built environment to minimize impacts on the natural environment; Creating healthy, sustainable communities; Improving planning theory and practice; Fostering public participation and a culture of civic engagement.
The Rivers Institute at BCIT is a leader in the protection and restoration of waterways in British Columbia and beyond by initiating public awareness activities, conducting applied research, developing best practices in river management, and mentoring the next generation of environmental stewards.
Sawa World works to support and replicate the locally designed and proven projects of unsung leaders in the world’s poorest countries. These individuals live on less than one dollar per day, but have found innovative solutions to champion their communities out of extreme poverty. Sawa’s vision is a world free of extreme poverty, led by those living in it.
The SFU Centre for Sustainable Community Development (CSCD) was founded in 1989. The Centre’s mission is to support the sustainable development of communities through research, education, and community mobilization; it provides research, training and advisory services. The CSCD offers an undergraduate certificate and post-baccalaureate diploma, graduate support, and a non-credit professional program.
Is an organization run by youth and for youth, serving as the youth arm of the Sierra Club of Canada. SYC is a nation-wide network, with thousands of dedicated volunteers, operating in 80 colleges and universities and in 50 high schools. SYC aims to address unsustainable practices through a solution and education based approach.</>
Students on Ice is an award-winning organization that offers unique educational expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic. They provide students, educators and scientists from around the world with inspiring educational opportunities in the polar regions, and, in doing so, help them foster a new understanding and respect for the planet.
Village Vancouver is the official Transition Initiative for the city of Vancouver and a hub for communities throughout the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Village Vancouver coordinates, organizes and facilitates individuals, neighborhoods and organizations to collaborate in taking actions that build sustainable and resilient communities, cities and bioregions.
The CSCS reaches beyond the UBC campus to offer innovative courses and programs that have a positive impact on society and its institutions. We leverage academic expertise within UBC and collaborates with other academic institutions, government agencies, businesses and community groups to develop and deliver sustainability education to lifelong learners.
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) seeks to create a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty has ended. Active in more than 50 countries, we work directly with animals and with the people and organizations that can ensure animals are treated with respect and compassion.