Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.

UBC Vancouver faculty members are invited to join an information session to learn more about the Sustainability Education Fellows program with grants of up to $20,000 for interdisciplinary faculty teams developing sustainability-related curricula...

Sustainability Photo Pop-Up Exhibition

Plug Yourself into UBC Research: a Series for Undergraduate Students

Emotions and Saving the Planet

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Climate Emergency Week

Climate Emergency week at UBC seeks to convene and energize communities of climate action at UBC. Join our events, workshops and activities, and take collective action for justice, people, and our planet.

UBC Reads Sustainability

Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.

SDG Week Canada

SDG Week Canada is a national collaboration featuring workshops, panels, and other interactive programming to increase awareness of and engagement with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on university and college campuses.

Climate Justice Series

In response to the focus on climate justice as part of UBC’s Declaration of a Climate Emergency and recommendations from its Climate Emergency Task Force (CETF) Report the UBC Sustainability Initiative launched the Climate Justice Series, featuring sessions that examine climate justice from various perspectives, locally and globally.

Events by Date

Past Events

Wed, October 31, 2012 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM See description. FREE. Come and explore seven examples of learning and teaching in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems. The Learning Centre places an emphasis on communication and internet skills to teach LFS students how to make their learnings practical...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 04:30
Tue, October 30, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. SJC Junior Fellow Speaker Series Si Hao, PhD Candidate, Law How Historical Moments Influence Environment Disclosure Regulation This talk is featured for its historical analysis of U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) as...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 13:00
Tue, October 30, 2012 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM See description. $445. LARRY BERGLUND Procurement practices and supply chain management are key components of an organization’s sustainability strategy. They can help reduce an organization’s environmental footprint and control costs. This online course...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 11:30
Mon, October 29, 2012 1:00 PM - Fri, November 2, 2012, 1:00 PM The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). Free. Have a question about how sustainability fits into your lifestyle? Want to learn more about UBC’s role in sustainability or how you can get involved on campus? Have an...
Monday, October 29, 2012 - 06:00
Sat, October 27, 2012 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. While last weekend was our final market of the season, we are offering one last opportunity for you to purchase our winter veggies on a Saturday. Join us this Saturday, October 27th for an impromptu Farm Gate Sale. Do you still need to grab...
Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 03:00
Sat, October 27, 2012 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM IRVING K. BARBER LEARNING CENTRE. $75 per person. British Columbia is the ancestral home of more than half the Aboriginal languages of Canada – and all are critically endangered and at risk of loss within a generation. Learn about the First Nations languages...
Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 02:30
Fri, October 26, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Join Lis Thomas, MSc Soil Science student this Friday for a seminar on: “Bioavailability of trace metals in Vancouver soils” Date & Location: Friday, October 26, Room 154 MacMillan 3:00 - 4:00 pm All are welcome!
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 08:00
Fri, October 26, 2012 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Reports of soaring food prices, bacterial contaminations, rising obesity along with malnutrition, and environmental problems from industrial agriculture make us question the future of our food security, sources and systems. Consumers...
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 02:00
Thu, October 25, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $150. Discounts of up to 45% are available when registering for more than one LEED in Practice course at the same time. . Gain an overview of the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) that is referenced by...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 11:30
Thu, October 25, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Are you ready to move beyond energy-saving light bulbs and recycling bins? Find out what to prioritize, how to integrate it into your core business activities and how to measure outcomes and success. Examine forces driving interest in...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 11:30