The GCNC celebrated its 5th Year Anniversary and hosted the 2018 SDG Leadership Awards Ceremony on September 6 in Toronto!

The GCNC's 5th year anniversary closing the market

It was a symbolic event as the GCNC celebrates 5 years of strong engagement with the Canadian private sector. The GCNC took this opportunity and thanked everyone in attendance for their continued support and participation in celebrating this special milestone.

The night also hosted the 2018 SDG Leadership Awards ceremony. The GCNC welcomed a special guest for the evening – Mr. Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. Mr. Vaughan presented the SDG Leadership Award to this year’s winners and recognized them for their dedication in implementing the SDG’s and their continued inspiration for business action.

The GCNC would like to thank Host Sponsor, Baker McKenzie and Silver Sponsor, Nutrien for this spectacular evening of recognition and celebration for the global goals.

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Baker McKenzie Head office & The Whitespace Legal Collab

Bay Wellington Tower. 181 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2T3

21st Floor – SDG Leadership Awards 2018 Ceremony
27th Floor – 5th Anniversary Cocktail Reception

Ring the Bell for the SDGs

The celebration began at the Toronto Stock Exchange with a Market Closing Ceremony (Ring the Bell) for the Sustainable Development Goals! 

Time: 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM EST
Where: 130 King St W, Toronto, ON M5X 1J2

Toronto Stock Exchange
3:30 pm – Arrival at the Toronto Stock Exchange for the Ring the Bell Ceremony
4:10 pm – Ring the Bell Ceremony concludes. Attendees head back to Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie Head office (21st Floor)
4:30 pm – Doors open, networking & registration
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm – SDG Leadership Awards Ceremony

The Whitespace Legal Collab (27th Floor)
6:30 pm – 6:45 pm – Networking break
6:45 pm – 7:00 pm – Opening speeches and toasts for the GCNC’s 5th Anniversary Celebration
7:00 pm – end – Cocktail reception and photos