2012 Recognition Event Call for Nominations is now open

Dear RCE Saskatchewan Coordinators, Members, and Supporters, 

I would like to bring your attention to the upcoming 2012 RCE Saskatchewan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Recognition Event. The event will take place on June 7 from 9:30AM - 2:30PM at the Wascana Centre (2900 Wascana Drive, Regina, Saskatchewan). The recognition event will recognize the innovative and creative ways that individuals and organizations are working to advance ESD in Saskatchewan. 

I have attached the call for nominations as well as the nomination application form to this email message. I would like to invite you to submit an application for projects that you are working on or other ESD projects that you feel deserve recognition. Possible areas of educational work for sustainable development include:

- Building sustainable communities
- Climate change
- Farming and local food production
- Health and healthy lifestyles
- Reconnecting to natural prairie ecosystems
- Sustainable infrastructure including water and energy
- Cultural adaptation for sustainability

I would appreciate if you could pass this application and call for nominations on to others through your email contacts, websites, and listservers. If you are a coordinator of an RCE working group, please feel free to encourage applications from those within your theme area. Completed applications can be sent to my e-mail address at the bottom of this e-mail message.

For more information on this year's events, to see projects from past winners, and to obtain an application form, please visit our ESD Recognition Event webpage at:

We look forward to receiving your submissions.


Adrienne Billings
RCE Recognition Event Coordinator 
Ph: (306) 535-1588

7th Global RCE Conference, Tongyeong, Republic of Korea, September 21-24, 2012

Dear RCEs and candidates,

Trust you are all doing well.

Thanks to all of you, the network of global RCE family has expanded to one hundred (100) RCEs as of February 2012, and at the same time, collaborative relationships within and across RCEs have been strengthened dramatically in the past few years.

It is our great pleasure to announce that the 7th Global RCE Conference will be organised in Tongyeong, Republic of Korea from 21 to 24 September 2012. This year, the Conference will be kindly hosted by RCE Tongyeong and City of Tongyeong. The official invitation and programme will be sent to you in due course but for now we would appreciate it if you would kindly mark it on your calendar and arrange your busy schedule for the Conference.

Some thematic and strategic discussions have been carried on since the last Global RCE Conference in Kerkrade, the Netherlands. We would like to once again encourage you to utilise the RCE Portal ( for further communication and discussion. Those who have any questions in regard to the RCE Portal, please feel free to contact us. In addition, RCE Tongyeong is also planning to open the Conference website shortly. They very much look forward to linking RCEs with their local ESD practitioners including academia, youth, and schools.

More information will follow later. We hope to see you all at the Global RCE Conference in September!

Warm regards,

Sachiko Yasuda

On behalf of the Global RCE Service Centre


Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Academy, Bankok, March 7-9, 2012

This is the announcement of the upcoming AtKisson ISIS Academy CSR tools workshop which we will conduct in Bangkok from 7-9 March 2012.  Any assistance that you can provide would be of great value and appreciation to us.  If your contact register we will still provide them with the 'early bird' price if they mention that they heard of the workshop from or through any of you.

Thanks so much!  Take care and all the best.


Robert Steele
Director / Sustainability Asia
Senior Associate / AtKisson Group
70/1 Soi Wattanayotin, Rangnam Road
Phayathai, Bangkok 10400 Thailand
Tel: +6681 920 2215

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Exergy summer school

Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee it is our pleasure to officially announce that the fist Exergy Summer School in Canada will be held in University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) from April 30 until May 4, 2012. I would be grateful if you distribute the attached flyer between graduate students and professors. For more information please see

Ehsan Baniasadi
Clean Energy Research Laboratory (CERL)
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
90 Founders Drive, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada L1H 7K4
Phone: (+1) 9057218668 EXT. 6303

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