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Fast-Tracking Clean Growth - An update from The Low Carbon Partnership

By Elizabeth, Mike, David, and Brent

It’s been a busy six months for The Low Carbon Partnership, and we wanted to update you on our progress.

As you may recall, we came together last spring to help Canadian businesses drive clean growth, reduce carbon emissions, and foster a prosperous, green, and healthy future.

We knew that companies and communities across the country need help cutting emissions, and we wanted to equip them with resources, expertise, and tools to innovate and compete.

Bridging the divide

By President & CEO, David Hughes and Chief Innovation Officer, Chad Park

Divided in the face of incredible challenges

You’ve been hearing about it for weeks, if not months. At the end of 2016, we find ourselves in a highly polarized, “post-truth” world. Forget about working together; based on what the media is telling us, people aren't even interested in hearing what the ‘other side’ has to say.

We are also closing the hottest year on record. NASA was able to lock this in as early as October. 2016 beat the previous record set by 2015 and that means that 16 of the 17 hottest years on record have been this century.

Sustainability Leaders. Bold Thinkers.

Introducing the IMPACT! Alumni named to the 30 Under 30 in Sustainability list

From aspiring astronauts to entrepreneurs, young leaders across Canada are making an impact in their communities. The most prodigious of these leaders have been selected by Corporate Knights magazine as the top 30 Under 30 in Sustainability. Astoundingly, eight of these individuals are alumni of the IMPACT! Youth Sustainability Leadership Program.

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