Issue 34: 2011 Sustainable Cities and Responsible Investing See all issues
Ranking the most sustainable large Canadian urban centres.
Why your Mayor should have tropical fruit and tree-forts on the brain
Investors are more aware of how integral environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors are to the financial bottom line—and the triple bottom line, people, planet, profits is gaining momentum, but who’s keeping tabs?
Sustainability and Canada: these ideas should fit together like a hand and a warm woolen mitten.
"If you have two friends in your lifetime, you're lucky. If you have one good friend, you're more than lucky."-S.E. Hinton
Corporate Knights' managing editor Jon-Erik Lappano spoke with Ambassador Gary Doer about Canada’s energy potential, and the realization of a renewable energy grid.
Wind power, solar energy, hydroelectricity, and geothermal energy—the general consensus: Canada has underestimated the potential for renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Q&A with Jeff Rubin, the former Chief Economist with CIBC World Markets and author of Why Your World Is About To Get A Whole Lot Smaller.
With an unemployment rate stuck at almost eight per cent, Canada needs employers to get serious about ensuring steady, sustainable work.
Guy Dauncey, author of The Climate Challenge: 101 Solutions to Global warming, has come up with ten practical things you can do to help make your community a more sustainable place to live.
January and February are dangerous times for Canadians still reeling from holiday debt. But before the taxman cometh, every Canuck is marked as fair game for the financial behemoth that gorges a wide and indiscriminate path early each year. Yes, it’s RRSP time again.
Canada may be abundant in energy resources but the country is missing out on substantial opportunities to improve energy efficiency and further develop renewable energy. The E3 Canadian Roundtables were set up by Corporate Knights and the Energy Policy Institute of Canada (EPIC) to develop a pan-Canadian energy strategy that can deliver on our nation’s full energy potential.
CPPIB may be leaving significant profits on the table by failing to invest in green buildings.
In this episode, Corporate Knights gets at the sustainable heart of a truly Canadian passion ... beer. In all its delicious forms and stupefying glory, beer often carries with it a high water and carbon footprint. Corporate Knights reporter Monika Warzecha took a trip to the Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto, Ontario to find out if there is a more sustainable way to brew.
This post is part of a new monthly column on Corporate Knights by Boyd Cohen on the topic of “Climate Capitalism“.
A Review of Doug Saunders Arrival Cities: The Final Migration and Our Next World
In Light of Japan, is it time to bury Nuclear forever?
Democracy should determine participation in Canada's electoral debates.
Boyd Cohen, co-author of Climate Capitalism picks his personal favourite Climate Capitalists from around the globe.
While Copenhagen tackles carbon neutrality, Toronto bickers over bike lanes. How did Nordic cities get so far ahead?
Why long-term community investment beats charity, hands down.
Climate Capitalism co-author Boyd Cohen asks Stephen Harper to debate Elizabeth May on climate change and the economy
As the world moves toward a green economy, will Canada be left behind?
A new initiative at the Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto wants to teach you how to transform your backyard into a sustainable ecosystem and functional habitat.