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2011 Annual Report to Donors

December 2011
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Welcome to our 2011 Annual Report to Donors. Because you play such an important role in supporting our work, we'd like you to join us in reflecting on the positive change you've made possible over the past year, and in looking ahead at the exciting projects coming up.... More »

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Messages from our Co-founders and CEO

December 2011

We've come of age: we're 21. When we founded the David Suzuki Foundation 21 years ago, we thought our major work would be complete within the decade! In those days, we thought that if we got the word out about the choices Canada was facing, decisions would be obvious. Today,... More »

Donor Profile Infographic

December 2011

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Protecting nature close to home

December 2011

This year, you helped us protect natural areas close to Canadians' hearts and homes. By signing petitions, writing letters, and raising your voices on behalf of the places you love, you helped ensure that future generations will be able to explore nature in their own backyards. Green light for the... More »

Exposing the truth, keeping you informed

December 2011

Finding solutions that enable us to live within the limits of nature begins with sound scientific research. When environmental issues arise, we investigate them thoroughly, driven by a sense of responsibility to bring concerned Canadians the truth about the state of their environment. Is natural gas a climate change solution... More »

Inspiring you to act for nature

December 2011

This past year saw enormous growth in our community of supporters. We connected and engaged with countless new audiences, from cultural groups to progressive businesses. None of this would have been possible without the thousands of volunteers dedicated to multiplying our message. Spreading the natural capital message Our Natural Capital... More »

Publishing for the planet

December 2011

Since the David Suzuki Foundation teamed up with Greystone Books (an imprint of Douglas & McIntyre) in 1990, we have helped publish nearly 50 books on science, the environment, and sustainability, many of which have earned critical acclaim and awards. This past year, we proudly released four exciting new titles:... More »

Looking ahead

December 2011

The Foundation is hard at work, building on last year's successes and embarking on some ambitious new projects. In the months ahead, watch for: Our Natural Capital Map, produced in partnership with Google Earth Outreach, which will allow users to highlight areas in southern Ontario and discover the economic value... More »

How we use your donations

December 2011

Our work depends entirely on donations from supporters who share our concern for the state of the environment and we are committed to effective use of their contributions to achieve our goal of sustainability within a generation. Our total operating budget spending in 2010/11 was $8,606,758: 71% on environmental programs... More »

About our donors

December 2011

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Financials

December 2011

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Thank you to our donors

December 2011

The David Suzuki Foundation's work could not happen without donations. Thank you to these donors who have given $1,000 or more to the David Suzuki Foundation over the last year. We applaud their exceptional commitment to the environment. The gifts below were donated between September 1, 2010 and August 31,... More »

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