SDG WEEK 2024 Highlights

KPU celebrated SDG Week Canada from March 4th-8th, hosting workshops, panels, and on campus activities to advance the role of educating in delivering the 17 SDGs.


Hosted and organized by KPU’s Green Business Management and Sustainability students, Go SDG Go was a student focused exploration of the 17 SDGs. Participants were invited to share their goals on a ‘wishing tree’, play an SDG themed boardgame ‘GO GOALS!’, and take part in a trivia-style scavenger hunt on Civic Campus.

Breakfast of Champions

Hosted in partnership with the Teaching and Learning Department, this event was an opportunity for UN SDG champion faculty members to share their projects with KPU faculty and staff. Champions shared how they integrate the SDGs into their teaching and other initiatives they are undertaking to promote the SDGs within their departments. The event sparked interdepartmental connections and reinforced KPU’s commitment to the 17 SDGs. 

Fire, Climate, and Community Panel

This panel event, hosted in partnership with KPU’s Climate+ Challenge, brought together four esteemed experts to discuss fire, its links to the climate emergency, and its effect on our communities. The panelists shared their unique perspectives derived from research, journalism, experiential, artistic, and advocacy backgrounds. Panelists John Vaillant, Melina Laboucan-Massimo, Eugene Kung and Liz Toohey-Wiese had an informative discussion at the Melville Centre for Dialogue in front of a packed audience.