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.

What might sea level rise look like at UBC? A new mural in the AMS sustainability corridor offers a glimpse into future possibilities. Join local artists Josianne Assignon and Ana Julia Leon to celebrate the completion of the mural and to learn how...

Sustainability Education Fellows Information Session

Sustainability Photo Pop-Up Exhibition

Climate Change & Energy
Ecological Systems

Plug Yourself into UBC Research: a Series for Undergraduate Students

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 3, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM See description. no charge, but online registration required. WHERE: Kelowna Community Theatre -- 1375 Water St. Open to the Public Extinction or Survival: The Global Biodiversity Crisis Wade Davis is a well-published scholar and Explorer-in-Residence at the...
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 12:00
Tue, October 2, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM UBC Point Grey Campus. Free. Principal's Series: Thinking at the Edge of Reason: Interdisciplinarity in Action Henry Yu, St John's College; Andrew Riseman, UBC's planned "Sustainability" College; Mark Vessey, Green College; Moderator: Patricia Vertinksy,...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 10:00
Tue, October 2, 2012 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM H. R. MACMILLAN BUILDING. FREE. Please join us in the Land and Food Systems Orchard Garden for our 3rd Annual Harvest Celebration! Learn about our educational initiatives and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. Enjoy garden-inspried snacks and...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 04:00
Sat, September 29, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM See description. With consumers demanding higher standards of ethically and sustainably sourced products, and governments looking for carbon offset projects, we have an exciting opportunity to contribute to sustainable land use by combining trees with...
Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 02:00
Thu, September 27, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $395. Gain an understanding of today’s green marketing practices in Canada and the world’s leading sustainable products and services. Develop a toolkit of techniques, including how to avoid greenwash and consumer cynicism by building a...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 11:30
Wed, September 26, 2012 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM DAVID LAM MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CENTRE. FREE. Look before you eat! Meet the people behind the food, FREE samples and tasting. DATE: September 26, Wednesday TIME: 11am to 1:30pm LOCATION: outside Triple-O's patio Chef Demo by Chef Steve Golob. 11:00am - 1:...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 04:00
Tue, September 25, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM UBC Robson Square. $990. Designed by the Canada Green Building Council, this course provides comprehensive preparation for the LEED Green Associate Exam, a first step towards becoming a green building practitioner. Using a wide range of examples and case...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 11:30
Tue, September 25, 2012 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM See description. Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) SFU UBC Fall 2012 Public Lecture Series: Food Sovereignty models for "feeding the world and cooling the planet" Join us for a special free Vancouver public lecture by Drs. Hannah Wittman and...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 10:00
Tue, September 25, 2012 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM HENRY ANGUS BUILDING. Social Enterprise Club's first event of the year! It's an introduction to social enterprise, featuring inspiring speakers who each have their own insider's perspective to share with you. MARK BRAND Mark Brand, a Vancouver icon/...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 10:00
Tue, September 25, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Are you interested in learning to save seeds from your favourite fruits and vegetables? Our resident seed saving expert, Mel Selvestre will be leading hands-on workshops at the UBC Farm that include an overview of techniques, equipment...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 03:00