- 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
President & CEO, GLOBE Group, Canada
Mr. Wiebe is currently President and CEO of the GLOBE Foundation, CEO of GLOBE Events Ltd., CEO of GLOBE Communications Ltd., CEO of GLOBE Advisors Inc., CEO of GLOBE Ventures Ltd., and CEO of Sustainable Media Group (SMG) LLC. Until May of 2005 he was the President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and until April of 2007 he was Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Education Centres Network and Global Schools Inc. with operations throughout the Asia Pacific region and Latin America.
He is the Chairman of West Mountain Capital Corporation and a member of the Board of Directors of Tonbridge Power Corporation; ECO Canada; the International Finance Centre and a member of the Advisory Board of SS Lootah Canada Ltd, a member of the SS Lootah Group in Dubai. He is a member of the United Nations Finance Initiative's Expert Group on Responsible Investment and serves on the Advisory Council of the Independent Power Producers Forum in Asia.
He is a past Chair of the Vancouver Economic Development Commission and the Canadian Board of the Pacific Basin Economic Council, and a past member of the National Roundtable on the Environment & the Economy. He continues to serve as a member of the Pacific Council and the Pacific Basin Economic Council.
Mr. Wiebe received degrees from the University of Manitoba (BSc) and McGill University (PhD). He has been an Associate at the Banff School of Management, and the East West Center in Hawaii.
In 2003 he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor General of Canada.