- 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
Co-founder & President, Corporate Knights Inc., Canada
Toby Heaps is the co-founder and CEO of Corporate Knights Inc., the company for clean capitalism.
In 2005, Toby spearheaded the first global ranking of the world's 100 most sustainable corporations, which is now an annual staple of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Toby has a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University in Economics, and one year in the Belgrade Field Program (LLB in Management Studies) with the London School of Economics and Political Science
He has been published in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Toronto Star, and the Globe and Mail. In 2008, Toby served as Press Secretary to Ralph Nader. Before founding Corporate Knights, Toby was the managing editor of the Mutual Fund Review magazine and Planning for Profits magazine.