Practivism* is about envisioning and mobilizing a better future. Join us for an evening on practivist opportunities in a data driven world. Connect with others. Create change.
A GDC design challenge.
Sustainable communication design is the application of sustainability principles to communication design practice. Practitioners consider the full life cycle of products and services, and commit to strategies, processes and materials that value environmental, cultural, social and economic responsibility.
When we think about the outcomes of our work, we think about the client end result. This discussion considers bringing new thinking to the results we produce as designers that reflect our responsibility to the planet.
This year, use your gifts as an opportunity to demonstrate that you care about the planet and people.
Valerie Elliott CGD, FGDC, was inducted into GDC Fellowship at the National Annual General Meeting in Calgary, Alberta on June 5, 2015.
Designing to lower impacts
Sustainable gift-giving hints for your design business.
Manitoba’s first Certified B Corporation, Manoverboard is a purpose-driven design firm whose mission is to “help businesses and organizations create a better world by design.”
The definition of sustainable design and sustainable design values and principles for GDC members to follow.
External publications for the sustainability minded designer.
A unique approach to hand hygiene
Thank you to all our generous donors and contributors!
Highlighting the work of GDC members who embrace principles of sustainable design. Learn more about their projects and processes!
Donate to the GDC Foundation and help make a difference!
Speaking the language of business when promoting sustainable design
In-house design team at Science World, led by Carolina Becerra, uses design to engage and inform visitors on the science centre’s new green technologies.
Useful GDC tools about sustainable communication design.
Accessibility in design today
New laws hold corporations responsible for paper and packaging waste
The truth about printing inks
When is the last time you changed your briefs?
Sustainability Vision Revised
The designers at smashLAB give credit to their client for the opportunity to make an impact online and reduce the need for printing with The College Sustainability Report Card website.
Students at Kwantlen University College integrate design with altruism
Canadian Juror Appointed
What you need to know about environmental claims
GDC credited with leading the world in sustainability in design.
Principles for GDC members to follow and definition of sustainable design endorsed at GDC National AGM
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