“Railways are part of the Canadian identity. Yet, I don’t think Canadians have always appreciated how railways contribute to who we are. We need to go from having them be part of our landscape to really defining who we are.”
Conversations about sustainability need shared understanding to move from rhetoric to effective, collective action. Civic dialogue allows that to happen.
Solving sustainability challenges requires engaging society. This briefing identifies how both business and society can benefit from civic dialogue.
As an engineer, Tom Webler knew how materials would respond to certain conditions. As a sociologist, he is dedicated to involving citizens in public policy.
NBS, working with researcher Dr. Tom Webler, is developing resources to enable businesses to engage in civic dialogue.
A Conversation with Dr. Ann Dale In 2013, NBS’s Leadership Council identified civic dialogue as critical to sustainability. Civic dialogues are organized...