WSDG and Affecting Change Sign MOU

Waterloo Sustainable Development Group (WSDG) Chief Strategic Officer, Ian Chow, and Affecting Change Inc CEO, Sandra Lester, have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding that paves the way for cooperation in sustainable architecture and sustainable development. Affecting Change Inc., an architectural firm based in Toronto, Canada focuses on green building design and sustainable development. Key projects include the the Humber River Hospital LEED certification and the environmentally sustainable Fogo Island Inn, which helped increase local empowerment and economic development capacity in the Newfoundland and Labrador island. This agreement brings together two organizations with shared interests in pursuing carbon reduction, net zero …

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WSDG and Jordan’s ABCD Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

Waterloo Sustainable Development Group (WSDG) Chief Executive Officer Tarek AlFarra and Laith Al-Qassem, Chairman of Jordan’s Arabian Business Consultants for Development (ABCD) have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding that paves the way for cooperation in a multitude of sustainable development-related fields that include renewable energy, water management, agriculture, trade and economic development. The agreement, signed at ABCD’s headquarters in the Jordanian capital city, Amman, brings together two organizations with shared interests in the proliferation of modern and innovative sustainable technologies and practices and engaging in economic development. It also builds on the solid relations that exist between Canada and …

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WSDG Attends Toronto’s Green Business Forum, Meets with OSEA

WSDG’s CEO Tarek Alfarra and CSO Ian Chow took part in Toronto City Hall’s and GTAA Partners in Project Green’s “Green Business Forum” that was held at Toronto City Hall on Wednesday. The Forum, which saw the participation of a number of Ontario based sustainability-driven enterprises emphasized how adopting a green philosophy and approach benefits not only the environment, but is also good for business. Participants shared innovative ideas and success stories in sustainability projects and ventures across the province and Canada. At the event, Alfarra and Chow explored avenues of cooperation in best practice knowledge transfer and partnership development with …

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