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Green is Good
WRLDCTY 2021: vancouver

In 2010, Vancouver set a goal to become the world’s greenest city by 2020. A decade later, Vancouver learned how green goals were both good for the planet and for urban economies. Find out what’s worked, what hasn’t, and what’s next for the city leading the way to a sustainable future.

About The Speakers
Director, Canadian Climate Law Initiative, UBC

Juvarya Veltkamp is the Director of the Canada Climate Law Initiative. She helps organizations account for people and planet in decision-making, from how to understand and prepare for climate risk, to how to identify business opportunities arising from government’s clean and green policies.

Director, Economic Transformation & Climate Action, Vancouver Economic Commission

Bryan is a senior executive with more than three decades of experience as a leader in entrepreneurship and economic development. In his role as Director, he leads teams in charge of projects and programs aimed at supporting the Vancouver business ecosystem’s transition towards a knowledge-based, low-carbon, circular economy.