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Weekly Roundup: What We’re Reading for July 25 - July 29, 2011

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This week’s roundup features some of the amazing efforts from members of The Natural Step Canada’s Board of Directors; Peter Ladner, David Love and Bob Willard, who are proven leaders in sustainability. 

Sustainability:

The Vancouver Sun: The Urban Food Revolution - Peter Ladner's pragmatic new book

Ladner has just written a book entitled the Urban Food Revolution which details the changes people and policy makers in Vancouver and the rest of Canada are making to regain control of our food sovereignty.

What would a city approaching food self-sufficiency look like?

Inspiring Options:

The Toronto Star: One family’s environmental Love story

An inspiring article about three brothers, Peter, Geoff, and David Love, and the positive influence they’ve had in the environmental movement. 

“You’re going to find companies doing things differently, bureaucrats doing things differently, educators doing things differently, because of the work these three guys have done,” says Monte Hummel, president emeritus of World Wildlife Fund Canada.

Business:

Sustainable Advantage: 4 ESG-Friendly Findings about Borrowing Rates

In Bob Willard’s latest blog on the sustainable advantage, he outlines 4 ESG (environmental, social, governance) friendly findings about borrowing rates. In times of tight credit, it pays to be a better ESG risk.

 

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A lot of information comes across the desks of The Natural Step Canada's employees, including inspiring and interesting sustainability resources that we often don’t get to share—until now. A new installment on our blog—“What We’re Reading” posted for you every Friday, will feature a weekly roundup of the top stories, information, images, etc. that our staff are reading at the moment. Check out the weekly roundup to see some of the amazing work people are doing to help move us towards sustainability.

Let us know what you're reading by leaving a comment below.

 

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