Environmental Sustainability Committee

The Environmental Sustainability Committee identifies and prioritizes environmental issues of importance and works to address them on behalf of the Burnaby Board of Trade members. Current areas of focus include promoting a green economy, and developing resources for improving environmental sustainability in the workplace.

Oskar Kwieton, Shape Properties  – Chair
Cynthia Van Ginkel, BCIT
Emily Pearson, Vancity
Lee-Ann Garnett, City of Burnaby
Dennis Bottiglieri, Lumatech Solutions
Mel Green, Whistler Water
Coro Strandberg, Strandberg Consulting
Isabel Kolic, Heights Merchants Association
Clark Lim, Acuere Consulting
Sheldon Ridout, The Silent Gardener
Rachel Telling, Simon Fraser University
Paul Holden, Burnaby Board of Trade
Tessa Vanderkop, Burnaby Board of Trade

Committee Updates – January 2018

The ESC is exploring the issue of sustainable procurement, and ways to encourage the embedding of environmental sustainability in to the purchasing process and supply chain.

BBOT staff are working over the summer of 2018 to develop some tools for and resources for sustainable procurement for use by  small business and to develop a report on sustainable procurement practices in the public sector.