Inspiring community conversations for sustainable change

The Fresh Outlook Foundation (FOF) envisions a future where people of all ages and from all sectors collaborate to make our communities healthier, happier, and more prosperous. This is possible only when people talk with one another about important community issues, challenges, and opportunities. To that end, the Fresh Outlook Foundation’s passion is “inspiring community conversations for sustainable change.”

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2017 BSC

Building Sustainable Communities Conference - Fresh Outlook Foundation

FOF is thrilled to be hosting its 7th Building SustainABLE Communities (BSC) conference in Kelowna, BC November 21-24, 2017 at the Delta Grand Hotel & Conference Centre. This highly acclaimed and hugely popular event gathers people from all sectors to explore emerging trends in sustainability at the individual, organizational, and community scales.

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BSC UPDATE

‘Regenerative economy’…where do we even begin? Most regenerative economists focus on the earth and the goods and services it supplies.

Learn all about this concept with Hunter Lovins (Natural Capitalism Solutions) at Building Sustainable Communities this fall. She’ll paint regenerative economics as a system that works to identify and assign value to, as well as protect and enhance, capital assets (aka our environment). Given the inextricable link between planet and people, this approach contributes to our overall well-being!

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BSC UPDATE

Building SustainABLE Communities SponsorA big shout-out to Interior Health, which is sponsoring the Community Health breakout session on November 23rd at Building Sustainable Communities this year!

With Okanagan Lake still at heightened levels, their presentation, entitled Examining Human Health In the Age of Climate Uncertainty, is more relevant than ever! Learn about the environmental and social impacts of climate change on individuals and communities.

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WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY?

Many communities are abuzz with talk about ‘sustainability’, but what is it exactly? If you ask 20 people what it means, you’ll get 20 different answers. And that’s one of the reasons why it’s so difficult to define, design, and deliver, because it means different things, to different people, in different places, at different times.

There is, however, one thing that remains constant: Every one of us plays an important part in sustainability …

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