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Maurice Strong, Galen G Weston, Mayor Miller, Elizabeth May to speak at pre-G-20 sustainability summit

Monday, June 21st 2010 10:52:05am

Media Advisory
Attention: Business/environment/general editors

Maurice Strong, Galen. G Weston, Mayor Miller, Elizabeth May to speak at pre-G-20 sustainability summit

TORONTO, Monday, June 21, 2010 - Corporate Knights and the International Institute for Sustainable Development will host Our Common Future 2.0 on Monday at the Design Exchange. It will be chaired by Maurice Strong to tackle the question of what it will take to reconcile the environment and the economy. Key speakers include co-founders of the sustainable development movement (Jim MacNeill, Maurice Strong, David Runnalls), politicians (Mayor David Miller, George Smitherman, Elizabeth May), and executives (Galen G. Weston, and Kathy Bardswick).

The Pre-G20 discussion will identify the key priorities for the G-20 to usher in an era of sustainable development, based on new measurements of progress and decision making at the head of government and corporation level.

WHAT:

Our Common Future 2.0 Pre-G20 Summit

WHEN:

Monday June 21, 2010, 8.30 am to 1.30pm
                    
WHERE:

Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street, Toronto

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For more information, to confirm your attendance or to arrange interviews, please call: Toby A. A. Heaps, 1-403-869-1964

About Corporate Knights:
Founded in 2002, Corporate Knights Inc. is an independent Canadian based media company that publishes the magazine for clean capitalism. The mission of Corporate Knights is to humanize the marketplace.

About IISD:
2010 marks the 20th anniversary of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) - a Canadian-based, policy research institute that has a long history of conducting cutting-edge research into sustainable development.