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GLOBE 2014

The Changing Regulatory Landscape: Catalyzing Business in the 21st century

The private sector plays a crucial role in sustainability; it drives the workforce, fuels innovation, and connects economies. More and more governments are today seeing the benefits of organizations reporting on their impacts and implementing sustainable business strategie...

Leveraging the Power of Money to Create a More Responsible World

Increasingly, investors are not just looking for high financial yields, but also superior environmental, social, and governance (ESG) related performance and risk-adjusted returns. How are mutual funds, REITs and other investment vehicles reducing financial risks, as well as...

Securing the Aboriginal Advantage

Securing the social license to operate in areas where Aboriginal interests exist requires not only a totally different engagement approach, but also a fundamental rethink about doing business with Aboriginal partners. Engage with those who are at the forefront of this new...

Canada’s Oil Sands – Powering Innovation

Energy production from Canada’s oil sands has been the focal point of much controversy. Often overlooked is the stimulus the oil sands have generated for innovative technologies that lower the carbon intensity of oil production. This session will explore the challenges and...

Mines of the Future

Sponsored by Rio Tinto Canada has been a world leader in the ‘greening’ of the mining sector, which has become a major concern worldwide. New technologies, mineral production and refining processes, coupled with vastly improved management practices and regulation for mine wastes...

Earning the Social License to Operate

Sponsored by National and local governments in many parts of the world are demanding changes in long held relationships between resource developers and host communities. Learn from the successes and failures of companies who are dealing with the new realities of earning the...

Natural Gas: The Transition Fuel

Natural gas is seen as a viable option as we transition to a lower carbon economy. The economic impacts of this transition are enormous. Investments in associated storage, transportation, and distribution systems will cost trillions of dollars. Hear the views of progressive...

Special Session: Canada’s Energy Strategy

There have been calls from many quarters for a strategy to guide public policy and private investment in Canada’s energy sector. As the ‘owners’ of Canada’s natural resources, provinces and territories have a key role to play in shaping the development, processing, distribution,...