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Ann Duffy – Sustainability in Practice

2010-2020-2030: Learning from global experiences to inform positive change.

Exactly 10 years after the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Ann Duffy, former Chief Sustainability Officer for Vancouver 2010, will share her stories of extraordinary partnerships and collaboration which seeded innovations to address real climate action and social impact.
 
Discover how key elements of the Vancouver 2010 Games’ approach offers insights for communities and businesses of all sizes handling climate adaptation, employee engagement and overall performance. Ann will talk about the new benchmarks created 10 years ago, and offer insights into how business leaders can navigate this next critical decade.
 
Join the Women of Whistler to hear about how lessons from Vancouver 2010, and other global experiences, hold keys to addressing uncertainty, adaptation and resilience. Walk away feeling empowered with ideas to help you improve the social, environmental and economic performance of your business.

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Key takeaways:
- How to set bold goals with empowered planning to achieve extraordinary results
- Ideas to improve your business’ social, environmental and economic legacy
- How unusual partnerships can inspire innovation and create real change
 
Event Schedule:
5:30 - Registration
5:45 - Doors open
6:00 - Presentation and Q&A
7:30 to 8:00 - Networking
 
Tickets will not be available at the door, please register to guarantee your seat.
Men are always welcome to attend any Women of Whistler event!

Guest Speaker:
Ann Duffy, The Ann Duffy Group
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Ann’s talent lies in helping clients bring ideas and goals together with strong engagement and innovative solutions in a holistic way. Her approach helps clients understand and address heightened calls for action around climate change, social impact, ethical conduct and supporting economic development. Results include pathways for new partnerships, collaborative endeavors and social innovation.

Ann’s expertise is drawn from her C-suite sustainability roles with the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games and CH2M Canada where she led a national management consulting team focused on sustainable enterprise solutions. For the last 10 years, Ann has advised global Olympic and Paralympic Games hosts, bids and business. Currently, Ann is Vice President, Social Impact for TradeOff a digital platform start-up company using gamification to support behaviour change targeting financial capability, climate action and health. She resides in Whistler with her husband and four stepchildren.

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Fees/Admission:

Early Bird (Available until January 21, 2020):
Members $40 / Non-Members $55

Regular Rate:
Members $45 / Non-Members $60 

All prices are subject to GST. 

Cancellation Policy: Payment is non refundable for cancellations made within 3 business days of the event, or non attendance on the day.
If you have registered and paid for an event or training, you will be automatically added to the attendance list.