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October 1 - 8, 2020
The land on which IDS Vancouver takes place is the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
Climate Smart is a social enterprise based in Vancouver, BC that enables organizations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, strengthen their businesses and build a resilient economy.
Since February 2020, Informa Canada Vancouver, the parent company of IDS Vancouver, has become a Climate Smart-certified business. All actions taken will be complementary to the Faster Forward program, setting targets to become a Carbon Neutral by the beginning of the year 2025 and a Zero Carbon and Zero Waste company by the beginning of the year 2030.
We pledge to diversify our roster of community partners, vendors and service providers, welcoming a wider range of perspectives into our day-to-day operations and our social platforms.
We pledge to increase the diversity of our speaker roster to a 20% representation by BIPOCs and 50% representation by women by October 2020.