Category Archives : Leadership Handbooks


Unlimited Vision: Ideas for Building Inclusive Sustainable Communities

Unlimited Vision: Ideas for Building Inclusive Sustainable Communities is a “best of ” collection of stories featuring courageous leadership, community building and legislative tools in action. You will find proven leadership practices and fresh ideas along with inspiration for creating a more sustainable and equitable future. Publication Download: Unlimited_Vision_book_web.pdf


For the Love of Nature: Solutions for Biodiversity

For the Love of Nature: Solutions for Biodiversity is the fourth volumeĀ in the Centre for Civic Governance’s Going for Green series. Authors Briony Penn and Dr. Robin J. Hood share their stories about leadership in biodiversity. Read about people behind initiatives like: Portland’s City Repair Ottawa’s Biodiversity Blitz Vancouver’s Stanley Park Ecology Centre And about READ MORE


Innovative Strategies: Ideas for Sustainable Communities

Innovative Strategies: Ideas for Sustainable Communities is a collection of articles by prominent local politicians, environmentalists, and community leaders who demonstrate how to turn progressive ideas into action. In this book, you will find: Environmental Defence’s top 15 priorities for local action in Ontario; How Leaf Rapids became the first town in North America to READ MORE


Going for Green

A green revolution is underway! Get the goods from those making sustainability happen in British Columbia. Across the province, municipalities and school boards are going for green, moving toward sustainability by: Building Green Schools Community-wide composting Implementing ethical sourcing and other leading-edge policies Using sustainability frameworks to guide community decision making We’ve gathered presentations on READ MORE