Sarah Brooks
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Sarah Brooks

Senior Associate, The Natural Step

As a Senior Associate, Sarah supports businesses and other organizations with integrated sustainability visioning, strategy and implementation as well as organizational learning. Previously the lead of The Natural Step’s Advisory Services Team (and a member of TNS since 2007), Sarah has worked with a wide range of partners to share her expertise on sustainability and strategy development, including a sustainability strategy and visioning program for Pratt & Whitney Canada; a comprehensive sustainability training, strategy, visioning and implementation program for The Landmark Group of Builders; and a strategic positioning and organizational change program with ISL Engineering and Land Services.

Other clients include multi-national chemical company Rohm and Haas (now Dow Advanced Materials); SMART Technologies; BC Hydro; Accommodation and Real Estate Services of British Columbia; the City of Ottawa, the County of Hawaii; and many others. Sarah also provides training with international Natural Step offices.

Prior to her work with The Natural Step, Sarah was a natural building instructor, working to enable communities to create structure from locally available, minimally processed materials. She has worked with people from over 22 countries in this capacity.

Sarah holds a master’s degree in “Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability” from the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden and an undergraduate degree in Geography from Mount Allison University.

 

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GLOBE Advance: Advancing a Circular Economy in Canada: Tackling the Barriers Sector by Sector to Move the Dial

  • Circular Economy
The circular economy offers businesses the opportunity to realize a competitive advantage in a rapidly changing global and domestic market. The World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) in Toronto (September-October 2020) is an unprecedented opportunity for Canadian businesses, policy-makers, investors, and other stakeholders to engage with circular economy experts and leaders across all industries and sectors from more than 60 countries.

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Facilitators
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada
Hilary Geller Assistant Deputy Minister, Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada
Sarah Brooks Senior Associate, The Natural Step
Paul Shorthouse Senior Director, The Delphi Group
David Hughes President and Chief Executive Officer, The Natural Step Canada
David McGinty Global Director, Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE)
Ernesto Hartikainen Project Director, Climate Solutions, Sitra
Luis Rochartre Director, Forest Solutions Group, WBCSD