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Chad Park on Finding our Future, Together at TEDxYYC

An exceptional opportunity for passionate leaders to experiment, innovate, learn and lead - The Natural Capital Lab (Free Webinar)

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 12:00pm

 

Better measurement and management of natural capital is a complex challenge, cutting across all sectors and industries. Tackling this challenge depends on our capacity to work together in the pursuit of innovative approaches and methods.

The Natural Capital Lab is seeking influential leaders and practitioners to build a collaborative platform designed to advance the integration of natural capital into government, business and community decision-making in Canada.

Think Outside the Silo: How New Collaborations Will Smooth Canada’s Path to a Low Carbon Economy

By Brent Gilmour, David Hughes, Mike Morrice, Elizabeth Sheehan

It won’t exactly be a sleepy summer for many of Canada’s bureaucrats and policy makers, as federal and provincial officials roll up their sleeves to hammer out the nation’s first national climate change strategy.

Working groups are cranking away on conference calls, parliamentarians are hosting town hall meetings, and Environment and Climate Change minister Catherine McKenna has invited citizens to pitch ideas via her team’s Let’s Talk Climate Action web portal—and thousands have already done so.

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