A key goal laid out in the federal government’s recent speech from the throne was to “build back better to create a stronger, more resilient Canada.” In our view, “building back better” must include placing growing clean industries (such as electric …

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Ontario has successfully issued the largest green bond in Canadian history, raising $1 billion for infrastructure projects in communities across the province that will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fight climate change. Proceeds from the bond will support seven …

PROCEEDS FROM ONTARIO GREEN BOND TO HELP FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE: PROVINCE RAISES $1B FOR ECO-FRIENDLY INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS Read more »

Corporate Knights Inc. today released a comprehensive report challenging the government and business to act boldly coming out of COVID-19 to Build Back Better by accelerating actions for a green recovery. Co-authored by leading energy systems and public policy experts Ralph Torrie and Céline Bak, with Toby …

The Building Back Better Canada Plan will create or maintain 6.3 million jobs Read more »

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Corporate Knights Inc. today released a letter signed by 47 (and growing) business leaders calling for a bold green recovery coming out of the COVID 19 crisis. The signatories lead companies employing over 200,000 people in Canada and with annual revenues of $140 billion. The …

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Corporate Knights and Climate Bonds Initiative assessed 7,000 of the world’s largest companies, representing all publicly traded companies with US$1 billion+ in revenues. Collectively, these companies were found to have made capital and research and development expenditures of $3.6 trillion in 2017. We …

GLOBAL CORPORATE GREEN INVESTMENT AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS REPORT Read more »

A new report published by Toronto Finance International looks at the revenues Toronto financial firms could make by targeting sustainable companies and projects. Canada’s financial companies could make annual revenues of $110 billion by 2025 by targeting firms and projects …

TORONTO FINANCE INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHES REPORT ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCE OPPORTUNITY Read more »