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News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2020

 

Pacific Salmon Foundation partners with Board of Trade on new Sustainability Series

 

Sustainability is the focus for the newly launched Greater Vancouver Board of Trade breakfast series. Increasing environmental concerns and growing consumer demand are top of mind for local business owners. The series will highlight how local business leaders are tapping into new technologies, exploring business models and implementing processes to unlock opportunities and take the lead on sustainability.

 

- Climate Action and Business: Greater Vancouver Businesses as Champions for the Environment, Monday, March 2, 2020. Opening remarks by the Hon. Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change

- Industry and Oceans: Tackling pollution, protecting marine habitat & the future of our oceans, Wednesday, April 1, 2020

- Technology: A catalyst for improving environmental performance and bottom-lines, Thursday, April 30, 2020

 

“Partnering with the Pacific Salmon Foundation for this series is a great step in the sustainable direction. Corporate interest in sustainability is greater than ever before,” said Bridgette Anderson, President and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. “Our goal with this new event series is to equip our Members with the information they need to implement sustainable business practices without sacrificing their bottom lines.”

 

“The Pacific Salmon Foundation is inclusive and works with diverse groups and interests across British Columbia, including hundreds of businesses that support Pacific salmon conservation, because we recognize the unique contributions that the private sector brings to environmental sustainability,” said Michael Meneer, President and CEO, Pacific Salmon Foundation. “PSF is delighted that the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade is starting a “Sustainability Series”, and welcomes the opportunity to be a part of the conversation about opportunities for businesses to contribute to sustainability.”

 

Contact:
Jollean Willington
Pacific Salmon Foundation
Manager, Media & Public Relations
O 604.664.7664 ext.129
C 778.881.7792
jwillington@psf.ca

 

About the Pacific Salmon Foundation:
Pacific Salmon Foundation was created in 1987 as an independent, non-governmental, charitable organization to protect, conserve and rebuild Pacific Salmon populations in British Columbia and the Yukon. The Foundation’s mission is to be the trusted voice for conservation and restoration of wild Pacific Salmon and their ecosystems and works to bring salmon back stream by stream through the strategic use of resources and by supporting local communities. www.psf.ca