Earth Charter Day June 29

A Global Movement for Sustainability

People around the globe celebrate Earth Charter Day on June 29th to encourage more sustainable living. This year, on the Earth Charter Day weekend, the World of Walas will explore how we can work together to better realize the Earth Charter’s intent of respecting and caring for our local communities and the planet.

About – The Earth Charter provides a road map to build more sustainable communities – socially, economically and ecologically. It was written by thousands of people worldwide and officially signed in the Netherlands in 2000. Recognizing the world’s increasing interdependence, the Charter emphasizes the need to join together to support nature, universal human rights, economic justice and a culture of peace.

Why Us – Our CEO, Gerben van Straaten, got involved early on in the process. He is a strong supporter of the global Earth Charter initiative and the author of the Earth Charter Cities Manifesto. He believes that with collective and collaborative efforts around community developments in cities, we can solve many of the Earth’s problems including climate change, CO2 levels, poverty and social injustice. He has ‘radical hope’ for the future and believes that it all starts with an ethical reset. The Earth Charter is at the core of the Earth Charter Cities Manifesto and Walas programs.

Where to Celebrate!  – On July 1st, at the Canada Place Innovation Zone, we will share stories about our work, the Earth Charter and our innovation partners to encourage a healthy future for Canada and its people.

You will be able to design your personal Earth Charter ‘dream cup’ and plant a seed inside to take home!

The Walas Innovation Space is an opportunity to educate and take action together.

Come discover and join in the fun as we celebrate the Earth Charter and Canada Day this July 1 from 11 AM – 6 PM! 

29-06-2019

Earth Charter Day June 29

A Global Movement for Sustainability

People around the globe celebrate Earth Charter Day on June 29th to encourage more sustainable living. This year, on the Earth Charter Day weekend, the World of Walas will explore how we can work together to better realize the Earth Charter’s intent of respecting and caring for our local communities and the planet.

About – The Earth Charter provides a road map to build more sustainable communities – socially, economically and ecologically. It was written by thousands of people worldwide and officially signed in the Netherlands in 2000. Recognizing the world’s increasing interdependence, the Charter emphasizes the need to join together to support nature, universal human rights, economic justice and a culture of peace.

Why Us – Our CEO, Gerben van Straaten, got involved early on in the process. He is a strong supporter of the global Earth Charter initiative and the author of the Earth Charter Cities Manifesto. He believes that with collective and collaborative efforts around community developments in cities, we can solve many of the Earth’s problems including climate change, CO2 levels, poverty and social injustice. He has ‘radical hope’ for the future and believes that it all starts with an ethical reset. The Earth Charter is at the core of the Earth Charter Cities Manifesto and Walas programs.

Where to Celebrate!  – On July 1st, at the Canada Place Innovation Zone, we will share stories about our work, the Earth Charter and our innovation partners to encourage a healthy future for Canada and its people.

You will be able to design your personal Earth Charter ‘dream cup’ and plant a seed inside to take home!

The Walas Innovation Space is an opportunity to educate and take action together.

Come discover and join in the fun as we celebrate the Earth Charter and Canada Day this July 1 from 11 AM – 6 PM! 


Upcoming events

Nov 21. 5:30 -8:30 pm

RESILIENCE: Showcasing Entrepreneurs With Physical and Intellectual Challenges

21-11-2019 | 17.30 - 20.30
Six passionate speakers. Six compelling stories to be told. Every month, Start-Up Vancouver hosts two one-of-a-kind events for Vancouver’s new entrepreneurs. Colin Weston, the Co-Founder and Community Leader of Startup Vancouver, hosts the next Start-Up Stories panel highlighting empowering entrepreneurs with physical and intellectual challenges. Colin recently received the Startup Canada Community Leader of the Year […]
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Dutch Business Club NED Event 2019

19-11-2019 | 06.00 - 09.00
After last year’s successful inaugural NED Event, the Dutch Business Club invites you to NED 2019 at Dudoc Vancouver on November 19, 6-9 pm, 1489 Frances Street. Inspired by the world-renowned TED Talks where experts from many disciplines talk about an idea, project or topic, the Dutch Business Club is once again organizing an inspiring […]
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