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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

As we face the environmental challenges of the 21st Century – from climate action to green energy, and from clean water to the circular economy – some are calling for a shift to green entrepreneurship. But what exactly is green entrepreneurship, and how can youth, students and entrepreneurs connect to this emerging field?

This fall, the University of Waterloo’s Entrepreneurship @ Environment (E@E) office, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), an the CEC’s EcoInnovation Network have joined forces to develop a six-part series of online workshops exploring key ideas in green entrepreneurship. These live workshops will bring together key researchers, successful entrepreneurs, and dedicated youth from across North America in a series of engaging and interactive 90-minute sessions.

The six-part series will include the following sessions:

  • What is a Green Entrepreneur? (October 27)
  • How to Start a Green Business (November 3)
  • Entrepreneurship and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (November 10)
  • Innovation and Incubation with Green Startups (November 17)
  • Impact Investing and Fundraising for Green Startups (November 24)
  • Succeeding as a Student with a Green Startup (December 1)

All sessions will run from 3:00 to 4:30 pm EST, and all six seminars will be hosted by the CEC on Zoom, with simultaneous translation available in the CEC’s three official language (English, French and Spanish).

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