Category: Blog

Harnessing the Power of Emerging Technologies to Solve Complex Problems

By Gordon Feller, Consultant - Cisco Systems & Founder - Meeting of the Minds Where and how are cities harnessing the power of new digital tools to transform how they organize their systems? Or how they deliver…

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Building Partnerships for the 21st Century

By Gregory J Smith President and CEO, InstarAGF Asset Management Inc. Cities of the future will require innovation in both infrastructure design and delivery Quality infrastructure is necessary for communities and countries to thrive. As…

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Breaking Down Barriers in Clean-Tech Infrastructure

By Markus Lampinen CEO, CrowdValley Making Economic and Regulatory Sense of Investment Channels On an institutional level, there are a number of barriers that impede both clean-tech innovation and the implementation of available green technologies.…

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Turning Down the Heat – Giving Capital Room to Move

By Justin Johnson Head - Global Strategic Markets, MMR, LLC The International Energy Agency has estimated that $13.5 trillion in capital will be required between now and the year 2030 to fund national Paris climate…

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What now? Reasons to Stay on the Climate Track Post-U.S. Election

  By Mike Gerbis, CEO, GLOBE Series and CEO, The Delphi Group I don’t think I’m alone in feeling surprised by the result of the U.S. election. My colleagues and I were expecting a different…

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The Three Pillars of Financing the 21st Century

  To ensure prosperity through the coming decades, leading economies will need to invest heavily in advanced and resilient infrastructure. For the private sector, the upside is enormous: Necessary global investment is projected at around US$90 trillion by 2030 (Seizing…

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The Top 7 Things I’ve Learned About Sustainability

I'm honoured and blessed to be selected as a Canada Clean 50 Award recipient for 2017. After being notified of this award, I spent some time reflecting upon the 23 years I've been working in this sustainable…

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From Climate Ambition to Climate Action

Currently, 191 countries have signed the Paris Agreement. This is a huge milestone, representing the first time that developed and developing nations from around the world agreed to limit global warming to below 2 degrees…

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