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Thought Leader in Climate Change Resilience to Address Community at the Guelph Economic Leadership Forum

For Immediate Release | Jan 11, 2018

Guelph, January 11, 2018: On Thursday January 18, 2018, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce in partnership with TradeForce Tech will host the ‘Guelph Economic Leadership Forum: On Climate Change: Managing Risk and Building Resilience.’ Noted thought leader and President & CEO at The Co-operators, Rob Wesseling will be the keynote speaker.

“Rob is a leading voice in Canada on building resilience in the face of climate change,” says Kithio Mwanzia, President & CEO at the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. “As The Co-operators leads the way in revolutionizing how businesses and governments think about climate change and resilience, his insights will be valuable for our ever-growing businesses and community at large,” adds Mwanzia.

The ‘Guelph Economic Leadership Forum: On Climate Change’ presents Guelph with a new approach to thinking about the economy, businesses and our community. Climate change and our ability to respond to it, is revolutionizing key sectors of the economy and communities. Understanding the role of climate change and how it is changing communities and businesses is vitally important.

“We are excited to host this discourse in our community. Attendees will hear firsthand about how climate change is affecting local businesses and communities and what can be done to build more resilient communities. The event will help local businesses and policy makers better understand the challenges we face as a society, which will help Guelph further develop its global strength as a resilient economic powerhouse.”

The ‘Guelph Economic Leadership Forum: On Climate Change: Managing Risk and Building Resilience.’ will take place on Thursday, January 18, from 11:30am until 2pm at the Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre.

To register for this event, click here.

For more information, contact Kithio Mwanzia, President & CEO, Guelph Chamber of Commerce.
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