Sustainability

The Conference Board of Canada advances our understanding of how to achieve sustainable economic growth. Our work examines how changes in our energy systems, built environment, mobility, and government policies can allow Canada to achieve its economic, quality of life, and environmental objectives.

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Recent Reports

Nuclear energy: A crossroad in a climate emergency

Small modular nuclear reactors, or SMRs, may be the future of nuclear energy and aid to combat climate change. But if Canada is to harness the potential of these small reactors, it must overcome several challenges.

Report—16 pages

My ride, your ride, our ride

The impact of shared mobility on transit is complex. It can be complementary, competitive, or neutral, depending on local factors. Despite their popularity, shared mobility modes face some....

Report—49 pages

Tipping the scales

Carbon pricing is now in place across Canada. Its main aim is to encourage behaviours and technology adoptions that lead to reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But carbon pricing can also result in unintended—and undesirable—consequences.

Report—70 pages

The challenge of carbon competitiveness

An examination of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.

Report—56 pages

Types of financing for clean energy growth

This briefing explores potential financing areas to grow a clean economy and reduce emissions.

Report —12 pages

Financing requirements for clean energy

This briefing identifies where financing is required for clean energy and emissions reduction.

Report—10 pages



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Featured Researcher

Babatunde Olateju

Senior Research Associate

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Custom Research

Investigate energy, climate change, and the environment with short and large scale projects.

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