Public · By MUS Sustainability Network
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
6:00pm until 7:30pm in EDT
Bronfman room 245
Interested in sustainability but not sure where that can lead you after graduation?
The MUS Sustainability Network together with Net Impact are bringing you a professional panel with a unique focus on sustainable careers. Speakers from various companies will be coming out to talk about their jobs and career paths as well as giving advice on how to get into the industry.
The organizations that will be represented are: - Four Green Steps (http:// www.fourgreensteps.com/)
- The SWAP Team (http://theswapteam.org/)
- McGill Office of Sustainability (http://www.mcgill.ca/ sustainability/)
- Cascades Fine Papers Group (http://www.cascades.com/ papers/)
The event is free for everyone.
Included are a panel discussion, followed by refreshments, food provided by Green Panther Montreal and some time for networking.
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Hope to see you there!
Speakers and Organizations:
- Aleece Germano, founder and board chair of The SWAP team
A multidisciplinary thinker with over 15 years of experience in digital. She has overseen the launch of many successful, innovative marketing and commerce initiatives for Fortune 500 companies, startups and nonprofits in various markets worldwide. She has a proven and consistent track record and expertise in e-commerce development and social marketing. She is the founder of The SWAP Team, which is a non-profit social enterprise run entirely by volunteers. It is the creator of “Take Off Your Clothes” – a giant clothing swap for charity.
Founded in 2007, The SWAP Team has formed chapters in Montreal, Boston, NYC, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Halifax, Winnipeg, Northampton (MA) and Quebec City, and is ever-expanding.
Learn more at http://theswapteam.org/ - Billy Yarrow and Jaye Yarrow, founder and president of Four Green Steps!
Four Green Steps is a one-stop online destination for all things green. As the largest green marketplace in the world, they offer over 50,000 products from sustainable vendors across North America. Check them out!
Learn more at http:// www.fourgreensteps.com/
- Valérie Cusson, Paper Specialist for paper users in Quebec, Ottawa, and Atlantic Canada at Cascades Fine Papers Group.
Cascades Fine Papers Group is a leader in the manufacturing of ecological fine papers and security papers in Canada. The Group uses 50% and 100% post-consumer fiber to manufacture its commercial papers and uses renewable and local biogas energy that is produced from the decomposition of waste buried in landfills.
Learn more at http://www.cascades.com/ papers/index.php
- Lilith Wyatt, Sustainability Projects Fund Administrator at the McGill University Office of Sustainability.
The Office of Sustainability supports McGill's mission to be a leader in on-campus sustainability initiatives and research. Their mission is to create a culture of sustainability at McGill - to encourage and unite the efforts of students, faculty, staff and administrators to incorporate principles of sustainability in university operations, campus living and learning and in its relations with the broader community.
Learn more at http://www.mcgill.ca/ sustainability/about/ office-sustainability