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GLOBE 2014

Private Public Policy for a Sustainable Economy

Climate-related risks and sustainability issues are becoming increasingly important for today’s business. Can companies and governments work together to develop policies that tackle these growing challenges? Hear from the chief executives of some of Canada’s largest companies as...

Climate Action: Delay is not an Option

The impacts of global warming and the consequences of failing to adapt to these realities are well documented. But many governments and businesses are still slow to act. Some of the world’s top experts on climate change will lay it on the line. Act now or pay the price tomorrow....

Spotlight on China: Greening the Middle Kingdom

China’s Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2011– 2015) and other government policies have set ambitious targets for greener growth and greater social stability in rural and inland areas. Repairing China’s damaged waterways, agricultural lands, and improving air and water quality inmajor...
FOOD AND WATER – THE STAPLES OF LIFE IN PERIL

Food and Water Security in a Changing World

New research has shown that global warming will significantly impact our capacity to grow food and our ability to provide secure access to clean water, the two basics of survival for any society. Changing climate conditions will not only impact businesses dependent on...

Striving for Carbon Neutral Cities: What Will it Take?

Many cities in North America have committed to an 80 per cent carbon reduction by 2050. Other cities around the world are working to lower their carbon footprint by promoting high-performance building construction and best practices that favour more energy efficient operations....