Annual ESD Gala 2012

VALE AND LEARNING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE HOST THE 11TH ANNUAL STATE OF EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GALA

On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012, VALE hosted Learning for a Sustainable Future’s 11th Annual State of Education for Sustainable Development Gala at First Canadian Place. Business and community leaders joined together to learn how Canada is responding to the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, and the role Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) is playing in leading this important work in Canada.

DAVID BELL, Chair of LSF, spoke about how LSF has advanced education for sustainable development by informing policy, developing excellent programs, supporting teachers, and by empowering youth.

CITY COUNCILLOR MIKE LAYTON presents the Jack Layton Award for Youth Action in Sustainability to Ms.Helen Snare and her students at Richmond Rose Public School.

CITY COUNCILLOR MIKE LAYTON presents the Runner-Up Jack Layton Award for Youth Action in Sustainability to Ms.Cynthia Spring and her students at Alexander Muir Public School.

DONNA CANSFIELD, LSF Board Member and Gala Keynote Speaker, talked about the triple-bottom line, and LSF's initiative to promote sustainability education across Canada.

SHIRLEY CHAN, former CEO Building Opportunities with Business Inner City Society, Vancouver, and member of the Fundraising Committee, recognizes LSF funders in the room.

DELEGATES of the Deloitte/LSF Youth Citizenship Roundtable held on Monday, October 15th. Delegates from across Canada came together in Toronto to discuss responsible citizenship.

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