Chad Park

Vice President, Sustainability & Citizenship, Co-operators

Chad Park is the Vice President, Sustainability & Citizenship for The Co-operators. In this role he leads the co-operative’s efforts to embed and integrate sustainability principles throughout the organization, including in its investment strategy and underwriting practices. He also oversees The Co-operators nation-wide community investment and partnership programs, including the Cooperators Community Funds.

Prior to joining The Co-operators in June 2020, Chad played a leadership role with several sustainability-focused organizations and initiatives. He served for five years as the Founding Director and Lead Animator of the Energy Futures Lab, a diverse coalition of innovators and partner organizations working together to advance solutions for a transformative energy vision for Canada. He has also served as Executive Director of The Natural Step Canada. Chad earned his masters degree as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University in Sweden and completed the Oxford Social Finance Programme at Oxford University’s Saïd School of Business.

Speaker Sessions

Just Transition or Just Talk: Advancing an Equitable Transition in Canada’s Financial Sector

  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Government Policy and Corporate Governance
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Layalee Ramahi Regional Coordinator, North America, UNEP Finance Initiative
Chad Park Vice President, Sustainability & Citizenship, Co-operators
Erin Romanchuk Deputy Director, Energy Futures Lab
Garrett Jones Senior Director, Corporate Sustainability, Delphi
In collaboration with