Just Transition or Just Talk: Advancing an Equitable Transition in Canada’s Financial Sector
What does a just and equitable transition mean? Why is it important? And what challenges does Canada face when applying the concept to its own economy? Hear from cross-industry experts as they explore perspectives on how Canada’s financial sector can apply the concept of a just transition to help build a sustainable future.
Climate Proofing Canadian Homes, Infrastructure & Communities: A Dialogue with Hon. Sean Fraser
To address both the housing and climate crises, Canada has an urgent need to build new homes and community infrastructure that is affordable, efficient and sustainable, while protecting communities from the impacts a changing climate. Join us for this timely leadership dialogue on how we can climate-proof our homes, infrastructure and communities to help enable a more resilient, regenerative future.
Healthy Energy Homes: Going Beyond Sustainability
In this interactive discussion, amplifying Indigenous Clean Energy and the Canadian Climate Institute’s Health Energy Homes project, expert panelists will explore the connections between housing, health outcomes, clean energy, and energy efficiency. They will explore innovative solutions to address a concern Indigenous Peoples have been raising for decades—poor quality homes are causing severe health impacts in Indigenous communities across Canada. The session will delve into how energy efficiency solutions go “beyond sustainability” to not only mitigate greenhouse gas emissions but also address poor health outcomes, build climate resilience, and create economic benefits.
Nature, Our Greatest Teacher to Build a Regenerative Future
Join environmentalist and drag queen, Pattie Gonia, as they share profound ways in which nature can inspire and guide us to take meaningful actions for both people and the planet. We will discover the connections between social and environmental justice and how we can harness our uniqueness and diversity to build the most regenerative future.
Bridging the Climate Divide: Idealism, Pragmatism and Realism on the Road to Net Zero
While the urgency for climate action has never been greater, the topic often triggers debate and division. Advancing climate solutions must acknowledge that understanding the need to act is the easy part; the “how” is much harder. We need to consider all perspectives – from realistic to idealistic, from pragmatic to visionary. dynamic debate to understand how leaders think about climate and learn how to connect skeptical or disinterested parties to drive transformative action.
Canadian Cleantech Leadership Panel
Hear from leading Canadian cleantech companies as they share their approaches to advancing innovative solutions to achieving net zero and speak to the successes and the barriers to overcome. Their stories highlight how we can work together to mobilize the development, deployment and adoption of cleantech and build a more inclusive and just transition to our net-zero future.
Equal by 30: The Road to Equal Pay, Leadership and Opportunity for Women in the Energy Sector (Invite-only)
Women currently represent only 32% of the workforce in the global energy sector. With over 200 signatories, the Equal by 30 Campaign is a global movement aimed at proactively addressing this under-representation, working to accelerate equal pay, equal leadership, and equal opportunities for women and all marginalized groups in the energy sector by 2030. In this session, join Parliamentary Secretary Julie Dabrusin and existing and prospective signatories to discuss best practices for increasing inclusivity, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) in the workforce. You’ll also have the opportunity to examine your own organization’s progress towards gender equality through a hands-on application of the Equal by 30 Self-Assessment Tool.
Envision 2080: Harmonizing Generations for a Sustainable Future
urpose-led action today must be grounded in a shared long-term vision for a clean, prosperous, and equitable tomorrow. For that vision to become reality, we must harness the combined power, skill sets, and perspectives of all generations. Join this intergenerational plenary dialogue to foster the diverse collaboration needed to reach our 2080 goals and ensure a legacy that transcends the generational divide.
Net Zero and Nature Positive: Driving Transformational Change for a Regenerative Future
Building a net-zero economy and restoring our natural environment are intrinsically linked. Combatting climate change is not possible without reversing nature loss, and restoring nature is not possible without action on climate change. Join this session to hear from leaders who are driving transformational systems change across industries and sectors to ensure a more regenerative future.
From Aspiration to Action: Global Perspectives on Driving Tangible Results
Around the world, businesses and governments alike are being called upon to display measurable progress towards a sustainable, net-zero future. Join us to hear global leadership perspectives on how driving action through policy, finance, and technology can result in tangible results.