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Vanessa  Timmer

Vanessa is the Executive Director of One Earth, a “think and do tank” on sustainable consumption and production across city, North American and global levels. Vanessa advises the City of Vancouver on its Greenest City Action Plan and supports implementation of the Lighter Footprint goal, and is a Board member of the National Zero Waste Council, the Circular Economy Lab, and the United Nations Environment 10YFP Sustainable Lifestyles and Education programme.

Vanessa co-hosts the television show, The Sustainable Region, and, with One Earth and global partners, catalyzes 'Disruptive Imaginings: creating better futures', a global campaign to create positive and compelling visions and experiences of life in sustainable futures.