CEGN holds learning webinars and members’ briefings throughout the year. Through our Shared Learning Series, a partnership between CEGN and the Sustainability Network, a number of our webinars are open to all interested participants. Other webinars are for funders only. For more info and to register, contact Pegi_dover@cegn.org.
A Presentation by Julie Gelfand, Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development on her Fall 2018 Report- Tuesday December 11th at 1 PM Eastern
CEGN and the Sustainability Network are offering a shared webinar for The Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development, Julie Gelfand, to present her Fall 2018 Report. Multiple environmental topics will be discussed, including:
• Toxic Substances
• Protecting Marine Mammals
• Sustainable Development Strategies (specifically on strategic environmental assessment)
• Environmental Petitions (with a number of interesting case studies, e.g., Agenda 2030 and nuclear liability insurance)
Julie Gelfand was appointed as Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development in March 2014. Before joining the Office of the Auditor General, Ms. Gelfand held the positions of Chief Advisor at Rio Tinto Canada and of Vice-President of Environment and Social Responsibility at the Rio Tinto Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC). Prior to joining IOC, Ms. Gelfand was Vice-President, Sustainable Development at the Mining Association of Canada and co-chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Centre of Excellence, under the federal CSR Strategy for the Canadian International Extractive Sector. From 1992 to 2008, she served as President of Nature Canada. She also founded and chaired the Green Budget Coalition.
This webinar is open to funders and NGO staff.
Upcoming Member Gatherings:
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