ClimateWise Evening of Recognition 2018

Description: ClimateWise Business Network held its second annual Evening of Recognition at the General Motors Canadian Technical Centre – Markham Campus to celebrate business sustainability achievements across York Region. Business leaders gathered to recognize the successes that ClimateWise members have achieved over the past year, including the collective member commitment to reducing 5400 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Councillor Alan Ho provided welcoming remarks and introduced the City of Markham and Markham Fairgrounds as the newest members of ClimateWise. Yves Dalcourt, the President of Miele Canada also presented the sustainability case for Miele. The awards ceremony was the highlight of the evening. Winners were presented with a handcrafted piece made of sustainably harvested maple from the Sheppard’s Bush Conservation Area and home to the ClimateWise team. A surprise recognition for “20 Years of Leadership and Dedication” was presented to Brent Kopperson, Founder & Executive Director of Windfall Ecology Centre.

Start Time: May 31st, 2018 at 5:00pm
End Time: May 31st, 2018 at 8:00pm
Location: General Motors Canadian Technical Centre - Markham Campus
Address: 101 McNabb St

City: Mark
Province: ON
Postal Code: L3R4H8

Website: www.windfallcentre.ca/climatewise/events/evening-of-recognition
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