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Why Aren't People Paying More Attention?

by: EJ on 05/04/2016

"Why aren't people paying more attention?"  David Suzuki posed this question a decade ago to David Suzuki Foundation board member, James Hoggan.  Hoggan, a leading expert in public relations, was stumped for an answer. 

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May the Dude Be with You: The Final Day of Our 12 Days of Holiday #Giving

by: EJ on 12/12/2015

All good things must come to an end - but must they?  Today is the last day of our 50% off holiday sale, so I guess that good thing is ending, but the incredible value of the shared ideas and knowledge that forms the basis of our 12 Days of #Giving will stay with you.

I hope you took advantage of the opportunity to give to Syrian refugees on …

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#GivingTuesday

by: Sara on 12/01/2015

Imagine a day dedicated to giving back … around the world, across Canada and in your own community! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season.

 

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Buy Nothingism

by: Sara on 11/26/2015

In the run-up to Buy Nothing Day 2015, Mark Boyle, the author of Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi argues that we need to think beyond green consumerism towards buy nothingism, and challenges you to a Buy Nothing Month in 2016.

Born out of the intense cognitive dissonance we experience from our addiction to more and our accompanying desire to …

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#COP21 101 From Alternatives Journal

by: EJ on 11/23/2015

New Society authors Albert Bates, Laura Lengnick, Starhawk and Bernard Lietaer will be attending the #COP21 Climate Conference in Paris.  Also attending will be members of Canada's leading environmental magazine, Alternatives JournalToday's helpful #COP21 primer was originally posted on their blog, November 6th, and is reprinted here with …

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