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Canada’s 2023 Clean50 List Released

Coincident with the release of The 2023 list of Canada’s Clean50 Award recipients was announced last Thursday, October 6th, and the Clean50 Summit took place in Toronto the same day, at the Globe and Mail’s Conference Centre overlooking…

If you get Nominated for a Clean50 Award – Jump on it!

2022 Clean50 Emerging Leader Tori Waugh shares her Clean50 Experience… This year I hit big milestones; shook things up at the organizations I work for; started projects solving agriculture’s energy use challenges and improving the value of Ag…

Engineering a Cleaner and Greener Solar Economy 

Fabian De La Fuente, CEO of Solaires Enterprises, outlines a new development in solar power technology that uses thin perovskite solar cells, beating out traditional photovoltaics when it comes to lifetime emissions, land-use, and practical applications. A green…

Natural Infrastructure for Resiliency and Carbon Sequestration

Rob Keen, Clean50 Honouree and CEO of Forests Ontario, explains how tree-planting and preservation of forests and grasslands can address the global climate and biodiversity crisis.   What is Forests Ontario? Forests Ontario is the province’s leading charity dedicated…

Climate Resiliency in Northern Canada

Disproportionate climate change effects felt in remote Northern Canadian communities are being met with resiliency strategies like climate change adaption and community strengthening. Dr. Rebecca Turpin, director of Yukon’s Climate Change Secretariat, explains how resiliency frameworks in the…

Advice from a Venture Capitalist on Taking Outside Capital

Investment in sustainability innovations and climate tech is essential for Canada’s transition to a green economy. Mike Winterfield, founder of Active Impact Investments, Canada’s largest climate tech seed fund, shares his advice for founders seeking outside investment.  “Enter…

How Financial Intervention Can Drive the Low-Carbon Transition

Fossil fuel extraction and use must halt in order to achieve rapid emissions reductions. However, without addressing the largest fossil fuel firms and divesting from fossil fuel financing, countries will not meet the globally accepted 2-degree target. Truzaar…