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June 2020

Systemic Racism, Black Lives Matter and the Wellbeing Economy

June 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This event is organized by the Wellbeing Economy Alliance. Join us on June 24th at 4pm UK for a conversation amongst WEAll Member Organizations, Citizens and other supporters of a Wellbeing Economy on systemic racism and the Black Lives Matter movements across the globe.  Ayomide Fatunde will lead the open conversation answering questions and engaging in dialogue around the importance of each of us tackling systemic racism particularly as it relates to developing wellbeing/next/new economies. For more information, visit: https://wellbeing-economy-alliance-trust.hivebrite.com/events/36910  

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World Localization Day

June 28

EcoCiv joins many other leaders and organizations in celebrating World Localization Day. What is Localization? Localization is about supporting local shops, local farms and farmers’ markets, local businesses. It’s about keeping money within the community. It’s about investing in the place where you live–financially, emotionally, practically. It’s about building on the resources of the area, both human and natural, and living within ecological limits. Localization is about reducing dependency on global exploitative systems. Join us June 21 for rolling online…

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July 2020

A World Without Racism? Building an Ecological Civilization

July 22 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

An ecological civilization is a sustainable and just world. At the heart of this vision are the principles of equity, diversity, and harmony. Today, all around the globe, the institutional trauma that Black and Brown communities have endured for centuries is being laid bare. Are we at a turning point? How can we transition from a modern civilization built on exploitation and oppression, toward a world that works for all? Join us for the third installment of the EcoCiv Dialogues…

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Changemakers: USGBC’s Summer Equity Salon with Dianne Dillon-Ridgley

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This event is organized by the U.S. Building Green Council.  Dianne Dillon-Ridgley kicks off the Changemakers series, centering the conversation on equity with wisdom, grace, and compassion. Building upon her session at USGBC's inaugural Equity Summit in May 2020, Dianne is joined by Sarah Robinson-Enaharo of Tarkett North America for the first salon discussion in the Changemakers summer series. Register for the event here.

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September 2020

Gandhi, the Civil Rights Movement and the Continuing Struggle for Justice and Peace

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

*This webinar will be hosted by Fresno State. This event will focus on the history of connections between Mohandas Gandhi and leaders of civil rights movements, as well as the continuing struggle against racial inequality and injustice. The hour-long webinar will be broadcast on Zoom from 10 to 11 a.m. PDT Wednesday, Sept. 2. Following brief presentations from each of the three scholars, a moderated question-and-answer session will take place. Dianne Dillon-Ridgley, a member of the board of trustees of the Parliament…

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Values & Worldviews: Ecological Civilization as Mutual Flourishing

September 10 @ 7:00 pm

EcoCiv is collaborating with Earth Charter to put on the webinar series, "Earth Charter and Ecological Civilization." This series brings about important conversations among global partners to exchange views, deepen discourse, and stimulate further collaboration. Join us for our first panel, "Values & Worldviews: Ecological Civilization as Mutual Flourishing." Speakers: Mary Evelyn Tucker, Meijun Fan, and Jinfeng Zhou Time: 7:00pm Costa Rica, 9:00pm EST, 9:00am Beijing of 11 September Click here to register

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October 2020

Mobilizing Private Finance for Urban Water Projects Globally

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Register for the event here.  Urban water improvement projects are typically funded through a combination of revenue from domestic public funds (water tariffs and government budgets), international public funds (grants or concessional finance), domestic private funds (private companies), or international private funds (private philanthropy, traditional bonds/loans, equity flows, etc.). However, these funding sources have proved insufficient to meet the funding gap of $1.7 trillion USD to achieve SDG 6. Historically, the majority of large scale official development assistance (ODA) was…

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Beyond Sustainability: Ecological Civilization as Ecological Integrity

October 16 @ 7:00 pm

EcoCiv is collaborating with Earth Charter to put on the webinar series, “Earth Charter and Ecological Civilization.” This series brings about important conversations among global partners to exchange views, deepen discourse, and stimulate further collaboration. Join us for the second panel, "Beyond Sustainability: Ecological Civilization as Ecological Integrity." Speakers: Fritjof Capra, Jeremy Lent, and Sheri Liao Time: 7:00pm Costa Rica, 9:00pm EST, 9:00am Beijing of 16 October Click here to register

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Education Reimagined: Toward a Sustainable and Equitable World

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Education plays a significant role in shaping how we understand the world and our relationship to it. Changing our education systems is key to addressing the complex social and environmental problems that plague our world today. What values currently dominate our education systems? How should our models of education (content, pedagogy, etc.) be transformed in order for humans to live justly and joyously within the bounds of the natural world? What are the emerging best practices in education for ecological…

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Transforming Economies for Wellbeing: Sustainable Development and Ecological Civilization

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Our economic system is broken. It’s a system designed to grow profit and power for a few, through the exploitation of other people and the planet. Under the leadership of the United Nations, governments worldwide have begun to embrace a new vision for sustainable development. But what does sustainable development entail? What are the measures of a successful economy? How does the goal of wellbeing fit into the vision for sustainable development? Join us as we bring together experts from…

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