The City of Kitchener, in collaboration with the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre (WRSBC), hosts a free monthly speaker series, called SDG Talks, to explore the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how we, as individuals, can help create a more socially and environmentally sustainable planet. We bring together entrepreneurs and organizations who use business as a force for good. 

Join us for our next SDG Talks event focusing on goal #9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the SDG Idea Factory, 2 King St. W., Kitchener. We will explore how to build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation. Our panel features innovative, local business owners who are prioritizing and promoting sustainability in our community, including:

Join us for an evening of engaging conversation, networking and light refreshments. All are welcome to attend. To register for this session, visit  

Over the next year, the City of Kitchener and community partners will invite speakers to present topics related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as part of a series of seventeen sessions to raise awareness and accountability for the goals. Topics for future sessions will be announced closer to the session dates. 

This series is supported by Waterloo Region Community Foundation. October's talk is funded by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.