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February 20, 2008

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The RYERSON BUSINESS FORUM presents “BLINDED BY THE GREEN”

This year, our theme "Blinded by the Green" will focus on the green economy currently flooding several markets. Whether consumer or industrial, organic products, green processes and technology are everywhere. Are these initiatives intended to build goodwill or another avenue to generate a larger profit? Perhaps it is absolutely necessary to spend that extra dollar to cover these costs and we are starting to realize how important it is to protect the environment. You decide.

GUEST SPEAKERS:

DAVID FRUM – Former Speech writer to George W. Bush, Journalist

CHRIS TURNER – Author of the Geography of Hope, Journalist

WHEN: Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

WHERE: ARCADIAN COURT

401 BAY ST.
SIMPSON TOWER, 8th FLOOR
TORONTO, ON

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Trina Medd

Came across this paper after reading about it in the Canadian Travel Press for March 31, 2008. It is a fabulous start for creating direction for the Canadian Travel Industry.

It is important that we begin moving forward and creating mesurable/tangable goals that are easily obtainable.

One way to do this, in my mind, is to start making companies fiancially responsible for their carbon footprint (this of course could be paid for by the consumer).

Examples of this might be for every flight you purchase into or out of Canada, 1 tree is planted or a donation is made to www.solarimpulse.com towards his solar airplane, or a portion of the flight goes to the buidling of windmills in Southern Alberta or Ontario.

If the companies start showing the impact with carbon calculators on each website or listed on each airline ticket (like lables on cigaretts or food pkgs) and suggest how the consumer can begin to make a difference in their carbon footprint - the knowledge is being shared and something is being done about creating a positive impact (like supporting the windmill projects, etc).

Once knowledge is out there and people are held accountable, people will begin to make clearer and more responsible decisions - not just take the easy way out w/ their eyes closed.

The paper is fabulous. I've taken notes to share w/ my company & fellow colleagues and also have begun forwarding the link to those I know in the industry for them to view.

Well done.
Trina.

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