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.

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Past Events

Wed, October 24, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. What are the best practices in applied organizational sustainability? This course helps you understand the intersection between economics and resource efficiency, including steps to address environmental and social inefficiencies...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 11:30
Wed, October 24, 2012 6:15 PM - 8:15 PM See description. Free. Italy of the Future A documentary by Alberto Angela This fascinating documentary illustrates Italy’s major recent achievements in the field of science and technology, achievements that will have significant consequences at a global...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 11:15
Mon, October 22, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $445. Do you want to be an effective agent of change towards a sustainable future? This course explores an emerging new discipline in strategic sustainability leadership. The first theme, strategic sustainable development, is based on a...
Monday, October 22, 2012 - 11:30
Sat, October 20, 2012 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. $150.. Benefit from an in-depth look at UBC’s ”living laboratory” of green building and design by visiting several projects including the newly completed Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) and the CK Choi Building...
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 03:00
Sat, October 20, 2012 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM See description. Free. Celebrate the end of our harvest season and final Saturday market on October 20th, from 9am – 1pm. The day will feature live music, a chef demo, children’s activities, yummy goodies from our vendors and more. Be sure to join in our...
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 02:00
Fri, October 19, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC Robson Square. Free (seating is limited). The San Francisco Bay is the West Coast centre for contemporary garden design, boasting design icons such as Thomas Church, Lawrence Halprin and Garret Eckbo. Andrea Cochran has been practicing landscape...
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 12:00
Fri, October 19, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. This week we welcome Sally Aitken of the Centre for Forest Conservation Genetics, UBC Faculty of Forestry. Sally will be presenting a seminar entitled: "Can genetics climate-proof our forests?" Join us on Friday October 19, 3:00-4:...
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 08:00
Thu, October 18, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. free. Forest Sciences Centre 1221, 1-2:30pm. Speakers: Carmen Emmel, Gesa Meyer and Andy Black - Everyone welcome! If you cannot make it in person, you can watch the presentation as a live webinar. Please log in 5 minutes early. The...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 06:00
Fri, October 12, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. Speaker: Bryanna Theil, Msc Student (Supervisor: Dr. Sean Smukler) Topic: Large scale beef cattle farming in Argentina Date & Location: Friday Oct. 12, 2012, 3pm, Room 154 MacMillan All are welcome!
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 08:00
Thu, October 11, 2012 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM See description. 40.00. Join cheese-maker David Asher Rotsztain as we explore the fascinating realm of cheese. David will demonstrate and explain the techniques for making three basic styles of cheese: paneer, yogurt cheese and Camembert, an aged rennet...
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 11:00