- 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
Executive Vice President, Environment & Strategic Planning, Cenovus Energy Inc., Canada
As Executive Vice-President, Environment & Strategic Planning, Judy is responsible for leading development of Cenovus's strategic business plan including integration of the company's environmental strategy. She also leads operations excellence governance, portfolio management, reserves governance and environmental technology funding.
Prior to her current role, Judy was Vice-President Environment & Corporate Responsibility, Vice-President Downstream Operations, Vice-President Weyburn and Vice-President Portfolio Management for Cenovus's predecessor company. She also worked with the Canadian government as a visiting executive in 2003 and 2004.
Previously, Judy's career saw a progression of positions in engineering, technology, operations and business within the upstream, oil sands and refining sectors at Shell Canada Limited and Syncrude Canada Ltd.
A professional engineer, Judy holds a Masters of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Calgary and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.