CityStudio is the first of its kind in Canada and is attracting attention from around the globe. The project is an innovative collaboration between the City of Vancouver and six post-secondary institutions, in support of the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan.
The City of Vancouver and CityStudio win the CAMA Award for Innovation
The City of Vancouver, BC, has received national recognition for CityStudio: The Greenest City is the Classroom from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA). Vancouver was presented with the 2013 Willis Award for Innovation, in over 100,000 population category, during CAMA’s national conference in Victoria, BC. Ravenhill Group Inc. is the presenting sponsor for CAMA’s Awards of Excellence.
VEC is a proud to participate in the 2013 CGA-BC Eco Forum, where Certified General Accountants learn how to reduce operating costs and save money, all while increasing productivity and boosting stakeholder confidence through environmental reporting.
On June 12, 2013, the VEC and various Vancouver-based companies will be attending the Canada China Business Council’s special luncheon with guest of honour Mr. Rick Savone, Consul General of the Canadian Consulate General in Shanghai.
The Power of Purchasing – a first of its kind in Canada
A new study, The Power of Purchasing, completed by LOCO BC, in cooperation with the Columbia Institute and ISIS at the Sauder School of Business, shows that sourcing from local suppliers has a significant economic impact.
Homegrown, Vancouver company, Switch United is no stranger to innovative storytelling.
In partnership with the Museum of Vancouver, Switch United launched a one of kind virtual exhibit and mobile app that guides users on a walking tour of historic Vancouver neighbourhoods. Cutting edge technology and community dialogue make this app an innovative way for the city and cultural institutions to connect with the public.