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Adams Sustainability Celebration

You're invited to participate in the tri-campus “Adams Sustainability Celebration.” This event series, hosted by the Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability (CECCS), aims to strengthen campus involvement with sustainability. This 4-month event series, starting September 22, 2020, to January 21, 2021, will feature asynchronous exhibitions and online panel discussions. Registered students are also eligible to compete for grants and other fun prizes!

The Green Team is also looking forward to seeing you at the first live panel session: “The SDGs Paradigm at U of T: An Exploration of SDGs Embedding in Courses and Activities,” on October 6th, 2020 from 10:00 - 11:30 am.

There will be a total of 6 live panel discussions, including a UTM-specific session on November 17 highlighting UTM’s new Sustainability Strategic Plan!

The event series is free for all U of T students, faculty, and staff, however, registration is mandatory. In order to register and reserve a spot please visit the following weblink: sustainability.utoronto.ca/celebration

Food Forward Leadership Summit

This upcoming October, the Humane Society International/Canada and the University of Toronto Mississauga will present their first-ever combined “Forward Food Leadership Summit”! The theme for the fourth annual summit is “Building a Better, Plant-Forward Food Industry After COVID-19” and will cover important topics on how plant-based foods can be incorporated into healthy and sustainable menus. The summit will run on October 16, 2020 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm EDT and will encompass an array of enlightening discussions surrounding sustainability from a number of guest speakers.

Summit events also include:

  • The Power of Food for Health
  • Building Your Business Back with Plant-Based
  • Foodservice Sustainability in a Post-Pandemic Era
  • Looking Forward: A Sustainable Food Future (Panel and Q&A)  

Furthermore, all participants have the opportunity to win plant-based food items, as well as the chance to win plant-based products from food vendors!

The #ForwardFoodSummit is a free event to attend, however, space is limited. Please note that registration deadlines end on October 12, 2020 at 11:59 pm. To learn more about the summit and to reserve a seat, please visit the following link:

https://www.conferize.com/forwardfood/event