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Leat Ahrony named UVic Student Sustainability Champion

Leat Ahrony, BCom ’15, is UVic’s Student Sustainability Champion for 2015! Each year the Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability recognizes Sustainability Champions whose leadership has made UVic more environmentally sustainable. Leat organized the UVic Environment Roundtable, worked at the Campus Community Garden, and supported all kinds of events and ideas through the UVic Sustainability Project. Leat’s also […]

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Rupert Yakelashek and the Right to a Healthy Environment

Rupert Yakelashek is an ordinary kid who is passionate about environmental rights. Tonight Rupert addressed the Highlands Council.  `My name is Rupert, and I am 10 years old.`he said confidently. “I stand before you this evening to ask you to recognize our rights for a healthy environment.” My wife and two kids attended the Council meeting with me. The […]

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VIGBC Green Business Certification

Agenda Office Interiors has been recognized for its progressive sustainable business practices by the Vancouver Island Green Business Certification program. The Vancouver Island Green Business Certification (VIGBC) certifies local businesses that that embrace green business practices and are reducing their impact on the environment.  The Vancouver Island Green Business Certification program includes education, verification and promotion; and […]

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Being Carbon Neutral

“To be, or not to be” is the opening line in the most famous speech in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, in which young Prince Hamlet struggles against the unfairness of life. Likewise, Agenda has struggled with its decision to remain “Carbon Neutral.” In January 2013 Agenda Office Interiors (formerly Heritage Office Furnishings Victoria Ltd.) was proud to […]

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2013 Living Future Symposium

The highly anticipated Living Future Symposium will be hosted by the Vancouver Island Branch of the Cascadia Green Building Council at the University of Victoria’s Bob Wright Centre on November 9, 2013. The Living Future Symposium will draw upon the perspectives of architects, builders, environmental professionals and health experts in an effort to demystify the theory and practice of the cutting edge […]

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Agenda wins 2012 EcoStar Environmental Award

The Capital Regional District (CRD) hosted the 2012 EcoStar Community Environmental Awards on Sept 11, 2012 to celebrate environmental leaders across the region. The EcoStar winners all demonstrated exemplary social, environmental and community initiative through green practices and projects across the region. Agenda Office Interiors (formerly Heritage Office Furnishings Victoria Ltd.) is the recipient of the 2012 EcoStar Award […]

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