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Membership Luncheons

May Luncheon: Fun, Profit and Saving the Earth

Friday, May 18, 2018
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

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SOLD OUT – to be put on a waiting list please call Valeska at 204-944-8484

Everyone is invited to the most exciting and urgent opportunity of our generation – transitioning to a green economy so Winnipeg can weather climate change. It’s not even a hard shift with a guide like the world-renowned International Institute for Sustainable Development, who bring evidence and passion to the sustainability switch.
?Their President and CEO Scott Vaughan – trusted advisor to the UN, NAFTA, World Trade Organization and Government of Canada – shares what policies and practices we can adopt to become entrepreneurs of endurance.
About our Keynote Speaker


Scott Vaughan is IISD President and CEO. He has been Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development; Director, Department of Sustainable Development, Organization of American States (OAS); Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Head of Economics, NAFTA Environment Commission; and Counsellor, World Trade Organization (WTO).

At the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Vaughan initiated the UNEP Finance Initiative and UNEP’s work on trade and environment. Early in his career, he worked at the head office of the Royal Bank Financial Group. Vaughan holds post-graduate degrees from the London School of Economics, University of Edinburgh and Dalhousie University, and an undergraduate degree from Mount Allison University.
Recent and current affiliations include member of the China Eco-Forum Global International Advisory Council; Associate Editor, Chinese Journal of Urban and Environment Studies; UNEP International Advisory Council for the Advancement of Justice; Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability; Environmental Leadership Council; and Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce. 


*Exclusive to Chamber members

Starting at only $730


Sponsorship benefits include:

  • 10 seats at the luncheon
  • Premium seating
  • Logo recognition on event screens
  • Table signage with your corporate logo


For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jon Goodspeed, Director of Investor Relations at 204-944-3312 or [email protected].

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Winnipeg, MB

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