GLOBE’s power lies in our incredible community. Throughout GLOBE Week, our partners launch products, host workshops, lead mini-summits, throw parties and more alongside GLOBE Forum, GLOBE Exchange and the Innovation Showcase. Get all the details right here.

Monday Feb 10 2020
13:30 - 16:40 MR 208/209

CPA Canada Workshop: Investor Communications – Practical Application of Sustainability Reporting Frameworks

Note: additional charge. Join experts from Climate Disclosures Standards Board (CDSB), the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and ESG Global Advisors for a workshop focused on understanding fundamentals and practical implementation of the SASB standards and the CDSB framework, and how these frameworks can serve as useful tools to satisfy the TCFD recommendations.
Speakers
Ekaterina Hardin Analyst, Sector Lead, Extractives and Minerals Processing, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
Nadine Robinson Technical Director, CDSB
Jason Milne Principal, ESG Global Advisors Inc.
Monday Feb 10 2020
13:30 - 16:40 MR 210

CPA Canada Workshop: The New Era of Ethics, Social and Financial Responsibility

Note: additional charge. The nature of ethics has changed; the public, your customers, shareholders and other stakeholders increasingly expect more from organizations with the standards they uphold.
Speakers
Christie Stephenson Executive Director, Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics UBC Sauder School of Business
Monday Feb 10 2020
13:30 - 18:00 MR 116/117

IETA Carbon Forum (Invite only)

Welcome to 2020, a critical year where political and corporate “net-zero” climate ambitions will surge and the international Paris Agreement comes into force. With COP25 in the rear-view and Glasgow around the corner, global carbon policy, market, and investment landscapes are shifting… and they’re shifting fast.
Monday Feb 10 2020
18:30 - 20:30

Prairie Clean Tech Social (Invite only)

Invite only networking event connecting investors and buyers to Prairie based cleantech ventures.
Tuesday Feb 11 2020
07:00 - 08:00 MR 114/115

A Just Energy Transition & Intergenerational Breakfast Dialogue (Invite-only – Hosted by Shell)

Diverse collaboration offers the possibility for a more successful and just energy transition. How can diverse communities pull together to help define our future energy system? How can we overcome barriers or differences of opinions to foster meaningful collaboration?
Tuesday Feb 11 2020
10:45 - 12:45 MR 201

The European Green Deal – A Trillion Dollar Circular Economy Opportunity

The European Commission announced its Green Deal in December 2019, to be followed by the introduction of the first "European Climate Law" by March 2020. Our ambition: to be the world's first climate neutral continent by 2050.  Key to the Green Deal will be the EU’s circular economy action plan to be announced in the spring of 2020. The circular economy plan will include a 'sustainable products' policy to support the circular design of all products.  Also key is the Green Deal Investment Plan to attract at least one trillion euros (CAD 1.46 trillion) worth of public and private investment over the next decade.
Speakers
Céline Bak President, Analytica Advisors
Antoine Sautenet Public Affairs Manager, International Trade and Movin’On (Sustainable mobility) and Director of Government Affairs Director, Michelin-Canada
Justyna Dziewota-Jabłońska Business Development Manager, SYMBIONA
Ernesto Hartikainen Project Director, Climate Solutions, Sitra
Marcelo Lu President, BASF Canada
Luis Alfonso De León Technical Manager, CIRTEC
Delphine Sallard Minister Counsellor for Trade and Economic Affairs at the EU Delegation to Canada
Tuesday Feb 11 2020
12:00 - 13:15 MR 114/115

Getting to Large Scale CCS in Canada

CCS has been proven and acknowledged to be an essential technology for global climate change goals. Canada is a leading force in CCS – often sought for its expertise on the world stage. This panel will profile large-scale projects in the country and offer learnings on how they got there, why they chose CCS and the drivers that influenced their business decisions.
Tuesday Feb 11 2020
13:30 - 15:30 MR 114/115

Energyphile Workshop: Nobody Tips a Scandiscope: Social Forces as a Powerful Resistance in the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy – Invite Only

In this hands-on session, you'll be one of the first to experience an Energyphile Session with Peter Tertzakian. Learn about Peter's new project, Energyphile, then dig into "Nobody Tips a Scandiscope," a story about the ethics of our energy choices and their sometimes unsettling consequences.
Tuesday Feb 11 2020
14:30 - 15:30 MR 201

Profitable Decarbonization Session

On behalf of Accenture we would like to invite you to join us for a Profitable Decarbonization Session on February 11th from 14:30 – 15:30 as part of GLOBE 2020. In this session, you will learn about some of the newest solutions available to create business value from decarbonization. Please join us and our partners at Pyfera as we embark on a joint exploration of a few innovative technologies.
Wednesday Feb 12 2020
07:00 - 08:30 GLOBE Lab: MR 121/122

2020 State of the Canadian Electricity Industry

  • Energy Transformation
The Canadian electricity industry is undergoing a period of transformation through electrification, changing governments and competitive markets. For many decades, the electricity-industry business model was remarkably stable. Today, the pace and scope of transformational change is such that the realities of even five years ago are often poor guideposts when mapping out go-forward strategies. And the pace of change impacting and being executed by our industry is accelerating.
Speakers
Francis Bradley President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Electricity Association
Jay Grewal President and Chief Executive Officer, Manitoba Hydro
Kate Chisholm Q.C. Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Sustainability Officer, Capital Power
Roger Dall’Antonia President and Chief Executive Officer, FortisBC
Wednesday Feb 12 2020
11:30 - 13:15 PanPacific Vancouver Hotel, Coal Harbour Suite

EU-Canada B2B Networking LUNCHEON: EU GREEN DEAL IN ACTION (Invite only)

B2B Networking Luncheon organised by the Delegation of the European Union to Canada with elevator pitches from the EU Member States.
Wednesday Feb 12 2020
11:45 - 12:45

Building Markets to Enable a Circular Economy for Plastics – Invite Only Roundtable hosted by CIAC

Plastics have been key enablers to improving living standards, hygiene and nutrition around the world, especially in developing countries. Economic growth and growing prosperity have brought many of the conveniences of modern life. As a result, used plastics have become a global environmental challenge.
Wednesday Feb 12 2020
16:00 - 17:30 MR 116/117

The Case for a Competent Board (Invite-only)

Join us for an intimate invite-only roundtable alongside global board members and senior leaders to discuss the importance of competent modern leadership and how ESG and climate competent board members can drive future sustainable growth.
Wednesday Feb 12 2020
17:30 - 19:00 MR 114/115

Happy Hour with WWF and Screening of Our Planet: Our Business, presented by PwC

Join Megan Leslie, WWF-Canada President and CEO, and Daniel O’Brien, Partner at PwC Canada for this 40 min. screening followed by a short Q & A. Popcorn and drinks will be served.
Wednesday Feb 12 2020
19:00 - 21:00 Main Stage: Ballroom B

Suncor Presents The Walrus Talks Energy at GLOBE 2020: Canada’s role in the global energy transition

Join us for a catered reception following the event to continue the conversation. The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by The Walrus. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, business leaders, and more.
Speakers
Nicholas Parker Chairman, Parker Venture Management Inc.
Chris Turner Energy Journalist and Author
Eryn Stewart Director, Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise
Sherwin Das Managing Director, Energy Peace Partners
Jay Grewal President and Chief Executive Officer, Manitoba Hydro
Cory Beaver Youth Outreach Coordinator, Stoney Health Services
Nagwan Al-Guneid Communications Lead, Energy Futures Lab