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Corporate Knights joins global campaign, Covering Climate Now

Today, over 250 news outlets from around the planet, with a combined reach of over 1 billion people, are banding together to ramp up media coverage of the climate crisis. The Covering Climate Now campaign, launching September 16, was co-founded by t...

Canada’s real estate sector needs to own up to climate risks

A week after Hurricane Dorian barrelled toward the east coast of Canada, the full cost of damage to homes and properties up and down the Atlantic coast is still unknown. What we do know is that the climate crisis is making extreme weather events lik...

Is Volkswagen’s stock charging up or still sputtering toxic fumes?

It’s been ten years since Volkswagen won the won Green Car of the Year award at the LA Auto Show. The Volkswagen Jetta TDI and the Audi A3 TDI won because of their innovative clean diesel engines. Then a massive scandal revealed that the clean die...

Dear Business Roundtable CEOs: Some tips on avoiding purpose-washing

A lot has been written about how nearly 200 chief executives, including the leaders of Apple, Ford, Walmart and Pepsi, issued an eyebrow raising statement on the purpose of corporations recently.  In a move that’s been both widely hailed and de...

Unlikely allies in the oil patch

Alison Thompson is a renewable energy warrior. After starting her career working for coal utilities and oil sands companies, the Calgary-based mother of one and engineer by training is now president and CEO of Borealis GeoPower and chair of the Cana...