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Turning Point - the Circular Economy in Canada

A World Circular Economy Forum side event

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) will soon release its latest report, Turning Point, informed by the Expert Panel on the Circular Economy in Canada, a multidisciplinary group of 16 experts from across Canada and abroad. The report identifies the opportunities and challenges for a circular economy in Canada, including the potential economic, environmental, and social impacts of a circular transition. Members of the Expert Panel will share the study’s high-level findings and discuss key issues related to the transition to a circular economy in Canada.

You are invited to attend a public briefing and discussion on the Turning Point report, to learn more about the key actions needed to create the conditions for long-term success on the path towards a thriving circular economy. This event will be hosted by Environment and Climate Change Canada, in partnership with the CCA, as a World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) side event.

Canadian Pensions Dashboard for Responsible Investing

A navigational tool to increase ambition for a sustainable, inclusive future

In a fast-changing world where global investors are embarking on the largest reallocation of capital in history, pursuing sustainability and inclusivity offers social, environmental, and investment benefits.

Canadian pension funds have a vital role to play in realizing a sustainable, inclusive future. The Canadian Pensions Dashboard for Responsible Investing sheds light on the current landscape of responsible investing in Canada and helps measure progress - while providing a navigational tool that can help pension funds raise their environmental and equity ambitions to meet the opportunities of the future.

In the race to a net-zero and inclusive future, Canadian pension funds have a critical role to play - and a new report shows how

New Dashboard for responsible investing launched to help funds raise climate and diversity ambitions

OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a fast-changing world where global investors are embarking on the largest reallocation of capital in history, pursuing sustainability and inclusivity offers social, environmental, and investment benefits. To seize this unprecedented opportunity, and maintain their tradition of excellence, Canadian pension funds must play a vital role in realizing a sustainable, inclusive future, says a landmark new release. This report emerges from a partnership between The Natural Step Canada, Smart Prosperity Institute, and Corporate Knights, and extensive collaboration with an independent advisory committee of Canada’s pension fund experts.

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