Browse by Topic - Sustainability

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How realistic are Canada’s aspirations for net-zero GHG emissions? With less than 30 years left to 2050, we explored what an achievable pathway looks like for the transportation...
The Conference Board of Canada | 42 pages | January 2022 | by Brett Goodwin
Nuclear energy generates zero-emissions electricity and can play an important role in fighting climate change, but outdated views on its risks are limiting access to sustainable...
The Conference Board of Canada | 22 pages | January 2022 | by Jesse Steinberg, Babatunde Olateju
This impact paper examines the challenges faced by Canada’s plastic recycling industry, and explores opportunities for Canada to transition to a circular plastics economy and incentivize...
The Conference Board of Canada | 37 pages | January 2022 | by Babatunde Olateju, Colin Brown
Ce document d’analyse examine les défis de l'industrie de la transformation des matières plastiques au pays et les mesures que peut prendre le Canada pour faire la transition vers...
The Conference Board of Canada | 39 pages | January 2022 | by Babatunde Olateju, Colin Brown
Nature-based climate solutions can help Canada to achieve its net-zero goals. This issue briefing addresses some of the challenges and steps to take to scale up the required solutions.
The Conference Board of Canada | 17 pages | December 2021 | by Marta Bristow
This paper examines three issues that create the most vulnerability in Canada’s propane supply chain: the expansion of propane by rail; pipeline disruptions; and the capacity and...
The Conference Board of Canada | 15 pages | October 2021 | by Brett Goodwin
Cette étude se penche sur trois problèmes qui créent la plus de vulnérabilité dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement canadienne en propane : l’expansion du transport du propane par...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 16 pages | October 2021 | by Brett Goodwin
Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions from family homes are too high. To help homeowners invest in the necessary deep retrofits of their residential properties, two innovative financing...
The Conference Board of Canada | | August 2021 | by Jesse Steinberg
This impact paper demonstrates how performance-based sustainable finance offers advantages to petrochemical plastic producers in their transition to a circular plastics economy,...
The Conference Board of Canada | 31 pages | August 2021 | by Babatunde Olateju, Colin Brown
Ce document d’analyse décrit les avantages qu’offre la finance durable fondée sur le rendement aux producteurs de plastique pétrochimique dans leur transition vers une économie...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 33 pages | August 2021 | by Babatunde Olateju, Colin Brown
This briefing focuses on COVID-19’s effect on urban planning, and suggests that a 15-minute city vision be adopted—where residents can access most daily needs within a 15-minute...
The Conference Board of Canada | 17 pages | June 2021 | by Jesse Steinberg
The use of diesel in remote and Northern communities is a truly wicked problem. But technology—namely microgrids for independent power production—is placing solutions within reach.
The Conference Board of Canada | 33 pages | April 2021 | by Brett Goodwin, Jesse Steinberg, Junyi Feng
La dépendance au diesel dans les collectivités éloignées et nordiques constitue un réel problème. Mais la technologie – en l'occurrence le déploiement de micro-réseaux servant...
The Conference Board of Canada | 37 pages | April 2021 | by Junyi Feng, Brett Goodwin, Jesse Steinberg
The inventory in this impact paper categorizes the organizations, programs, and services available to Indigenous entrepreneurs in Northern and remote Canadian communities, and...
The Conference Board of Canada | 31 pages | April 2021 | by Darren Gresch, Amanda Thompson, Candice Shaw
This interactive dashboard monitors Canada’s progress toward a clean energy growth economy, tracking indicators under three themes: economy, environment, and society. Users can...
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | March 2021 | by Roger Francis, Brett Goodwin
This summary for executives outlines the economic benefits—as well as possible challenges—of deploying small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) in Ontario and Saskatchewan.
The Conference Board of Canada | 2 pages | March 2021 | by Babatunde Olateju, Swapna Nair, Brett Goodwin
This impact paper on the Taku River Tlingit First Nation’s development, operation, and ownership of the Atlin hydro project offers a number of lessons on supporting and pursuing...
The Conference Board of Canada | 35 pages | January 2021 | by Amanda Thompson
This summary for executives looks at the benefits and challenges of using of very small modular nuclear reactors (vSMRs) in Canada’s mining industry
The Conference Board of Canada | 2 pages | October 2020 | by Babatunde Olateju, Swapna Nair, Brett Goodwin
Les sentiers sont des parcours verts sécuritaires qui encouragent de multiples activités physiques. Ils pourraient être d’importants catalyseurs de croissance économique et représentent...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 20 pages | September 2020 | by Thomas Clarke, Swapna Nair
Trails are safe, green pathways that promote the use of multiple physical activities. This briefing suggests trails could be a catalyst for economic growth, as they are a relatively...
The Conference Board of Canada | 19 pages | September 2020 | by Swapna Nair, Thomas Clarke
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