Electric School Buses and Environmental Justice: Ensuring a Fair Transition
The Canadian Electric School Bus Alliance (CESBA) is inviting you to attend the webinar and panel discussion, Electric School Buses and Environmental Justice: Ensuring a Fair Transition on November 9th at 1:00 pm ET.
This session includes a presentation from World Resources Institute’s (WRI) Carla Walker, sharing insights and highlights from their working paper Equity Framework to Guide the Electric School Bus Initiative. This will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A that applies the learnings from WRI to electric school buses and environmental justice in the Canadian context.
The panel is moderated by Sunita Gupta of Green Communities Canada, and she is joined by Moses and panelists Jessica Tait of Indigenous Clean Energy and Gideon Forman of David Suzuki Foundation, experts on equity issues in the transport sector.
Sunita is the EDII Project Manager at GCC. She joins us from the traditional Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-bay) and Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) territory, known as Kingston, Ontario to most. By the age of 18, when she moved to Canada, she had already lived across three other continents.
She has been an active member in the Kingston Community for the past twenty-five years. Both personally and professionally, Sunita has strived towards making Kingston a more diverse and inclusive community. She has been extensively involved as a volunteer on several boards. She is the Past President of the India-Canada Association of Kingston and past Board Director for the Tett Centre. Currently, she is a Board Vice-Chair for the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce and other EDI Advisory Committees.
As a Co-Founder of I2C Immigration Consulting and a Global Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Practitioner, Sunita identifies barriers to inclusion in the workplace and helps organizations move forward with a planful approach to drive measurable change in employee engagement, performance and retention, enhancing the organizational culture