Economic Literacy Project

The Economic Literacy Project centres on training and knowledge building that supports the participation of environmental leaders in the development of a smarter and sustainable economy.

 

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elp-computerBeginning March 1, 2017, the program consists of a series of six modules that will build organizational capacity by increasing the knowledge and understanding of economic concepts and their role in supporting a green economy. The training stream takes a case-based approach to address key economic concepts, their assumptions, key measures and gaps, and their strengths and limitations.

 

 

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In-Person Training Workshops

 

The training program consists of a series of six, ½ day training workshops this fall at the Centre for Social Innovation – Spadina in Toronto that will build ENGO capacity by increasing knowledge and understanding of economic concepts and their role in supporting a green economy. This combination of classroom training, information sharing and convening is designed to provide a pulse of capacity building to environmental leaders and affiliated partners and allies. The training stream takes a case-based approach to address key economic concepts, their assumptions, key measures and gaps, and their strengths and limitations.

The next in-person course will be start in the Fall of 2017. If you would like to know the dates of the workshops and register, click on the button below:

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Green Economy Perspectives

Green Economy Perspectives is part of the Economic Literacy Project which offers training and outreach to ENGOs to help Canadians transition toward a green economy. The Economic Literacy Project is supported by a grant from the Ivey Foundation. Past events include: Green Economy Perspectives with Minister Glen Murray, Bruce Lourie on Reinventing Sustainability, Canadian Strategies for a Stronger, Cleaner Economy with Mike Wilson of Sustainable Prosperity, Karen Clarke-Whistler: Shifting The Market, From New Economics to a New System – A Forum with Stewart Wallis and Peter Victor.

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Economic Literacy for a Green Economy (Online Training)

Beginning March 1, 2017, the program consists of a series of six modules that will build organizational capacity by increasing the knowledge and understanding of economic concepts and their role in supporting a green economy. The training stream takes a case-based approach to address key economic concepts, their assumptions, key measures and gaps, and their …

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Economic Literacy Project – FAQs

Why is economic literacy important? Why are economic considerations in environmental practice important? How long have environmental economics, natural resource economics or ecological economics been alternative economic models in Canada? Do any well-known institutes/organizations/governments use environmental economics, natural resource economics or ecological economics? Are there practical applications where the learning from this course on economic …

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Economic Literacy Project – Our Alumni

Meet the Class of Spring 2016 The third set of workshops was delivered in the spring of 2016 and included several ENGOs such as TNC Canada, Ecojustice, Peterborough GreenUP, Pembina Institute and other organizations/institutions like Fleming College, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Ivey Foundation and IISD. Ashley MansonIvey Foundation EconomicLiteracyProject Beth WillistonTRCA Claire-Helene Heese-BoutinMacDougall MacDougall …

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