- Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is looking for the next wave of innovative cleantech entrepreneurs.
- The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute has completed a report for that examines the impact climate change is likely to have on Alberta's ecosystems. Alberta's boreal forest may transition to aspen forest and grasslands as a result of changing climate conditions.
- The Climate Bonds Initiative has issued proposed eligibility criteria for solar assets under the Climate Bond Standard and Certification Scheme.
- Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than 9-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities between now and 2050
- The sun is finally rising on the global solar business, with growing demand in developing regions helping to ignite the first increase in industry wide capital spending in three years in 2014
Director, Environment & Government Affairs, Tetra Pak Inc., USA
Elisabeth Comere is Director, Environment & Government Affairs at Tetra Pak. Working out of the United States since 2010, Elisabeth is responsible for advancing Tetra Pak's commitment to sustainability in both the U.S. and Canada, and is overseeing numerous industry and customer packaging sustainability initiatives.
Elisabeth joined the company in 2006 as Environment Manager for Europe where she helped define and drive Tetra Pak's environmental and carton recycling strategies.
Prior to Tetra Pak, Elisabeth served as a political adviser to a Member of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, and headed the Environment Department of the Food & Drink industry group in Europe.
Elisabeth was educated in France, the United Kingdom and Belgium. She graduated as a lawyer from Law School of Bordeaux University (France) and earned an Environmental Sciences Master from Brussels University (Belgium).