Making sustainability add up economically– new SFU course

Please join me at this Sustainable Economics workshop at Simon Fraser University:

Alterrus rooftop nov 2012

Sustainable Economics for the Real World
Nov 1-2, 2013
Instructor/speakers: Alexis Morgan, Global Water Roundtable, WWF; Peter Ladner, author (The Urban Food Revolution); Mark Pezarro, Earth Voice Strategies; Basil Stumborg, BC Hydro; Coro Strandberg, Strandberg Consulting; Bruce Irvine, Dillon Consulting Ltd.

Sustainability requires us to integrate economic considerations with environmental and social factors in the short and long term. Unfortunately, traditional financial and economic techniques are often poorly equipped to do this.

This course provides an overview of key concepts in sustainable economics and finance. You’ll discuss practical tools and techniques that will aid planning and decision making in your sustainability projects. You’ll also learn new financial and economic concepts and techniques that will help you build a business case for programs with sustainability goals.

More registration/info here.

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