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Justice in Toronto

Justice in Toronto
150 College Street, Fitzgerald bldg. room 103
Time: Nov 21st, 6:30 pm End: Nov 21st, 8:30 pm
Interest Categories: Urban, Political Science, Human Geography (UTSC), Geography & Planning (FAS), Ethics, Environment, Cities and Humanities, Canada, Architecture, Landscape, Design, 2000-
Public lecture featuring David Miller and Ingrid Stefanovic

The University of Toronto Cities Centre presents a lecture in the 2013-2014 Toronto Public Lecture series,

JUSTICE IN TORONTO

 
Environmental Justice

David Miller, Ingrid Stefanovic
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, 6:30-8:30pm
150 College St., FitzGerald Building, Room 103

Admission is free and all are welcome – Please RSVP at https://21nov13.eventbrite.ca/
 
David Miller is President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund Canada, Canada’s foremost conservation organization. The WWF creates solutions to the most serious conservation challenges facing our planet, helping people and nature thrive. Mr. Miller was Mayor of Toronto from 2003 to 2010 and Chair of the influential C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group from 2008-2010. Under his leadership, Toronto became widely admired internationally for its environmental leadership, economic strength and social integration.  He is a leading advocate for the creation of sustainable urban economies, and a strong and forceful champion for the next generation of jobs through sustainability.  Mr. Miller continues to be associated with a variety of public and private boards, and is the Future of Cities Global Fellow at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). In his former capacity as Counsel, International Business & Sustainability at Aird & Berlis LLP, he advised companies and international organizations on issues surrounding the creation of sustainable urban economies. David Miller is a Harvard trained economist and professionally a lawyer.

Dr. Ingrid Leman Stefanovic is a Professor of Philosophy and former Founding Director of the Centre for Environment at the University of Toronto. Her research and publications explore the meaning of sense of place, as well as how values affect environmental policy development and decision-making. She teaches courses in environmental philosophy and applied ethics (including climate ethics and water ethics.) She is a former Executive Co-Director of the International Association for Environmental Philosophy and a Senior Scholar with the Center for Humans and Nature in Chicago and New York. Recent books include Safeguarding Our Common Future: Rethinking Sustainable Development (SUNY, 2000) and the co-edited volume, The Natural City: Re-Envisioning the Built Environment (University of Toronto Press, 2012).
 
Co-sponsored by the Global Cities Institute, University of Toronto.


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