In recognition of the importance of supporting innovation and innovators, on July 9th, 2014, Vancouver City Council unanimously passed the motion to allow technology entrepreneurs from a variety of sectors, including cleantech and digital, to leverage City-owned assets and infrastructure for the purposes of testing, piloting or demonstrating proof-of-concepts.
Climate Smart’s New Industry Brief on Food: How to Cut Costs & Cut Carbon
On July 17, 2014, Climate Smart released a new Industry Brief on the benefits of reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the food and beverages sector. This Industry Brief is the third in a series released by Climate Smart with the inaugural one on office space and the second on construction & real estate.
VEC CEO Keynote Speaker at Canada-China Executive Forum
Today, Monday, July 14th, the Vancouver Economic Commission is attending the Canada-China Executive Forum hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. The event welcomes a delegation of members of the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) China Business Council.
Grand Opening of the GreenHUB in the False Creek Flats
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new greenHUB in the False Creek Flats took place today. The greenHUB is the product of collaboration between Recycling Alternative and United We Can to create a centralized trash-busting facility that improves the efficiency of both operations through shared space and resources.
Open Call for EOIs: CCEMC $65 Million Cleantech Fund
The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) has just announced an open call for expressions of interest (EOI) for projects from around the world that have a strong potential to result in significant, verifiable and sustainable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Collateral Films: From Italian Couture to Vancouver Advertising
The Italian production company, Collateral Films, has officially opened its first North American office in Vancouver. The company’s background is in producing video and marketing materials for some of Italy’s most iconic couture brands, such as Armani, Gucci....