- The Canadian government has announced new funding of $35 million over five years to Canadian university and government scientists and researchers to help "improve understanding of the climate and the atmosphere."
- The past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. Scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany argue that the high incidence of extremes is not merely accidental.
- The global economy continued to grow last year, world population surpassed 7 billion, and the use of energy and other natural resources generally rose. The impacts of rising consumption and the increasingly risky state of humanity are documented in the Worldwatch Institute's Vital Signs 2012 report.
- "Never has there been a more exciting time for all of us to explore this great next frontier where boundaries between work and purpose are merging into one, where doing good, really is good for business."
- In an effort to avoid consumer anger, companies are putting more and more effort into attaching themselves to global issues. How Pepsi--which is working on clean water access around the world--has made this shift has lessons for all brands.
|Exhibitor:||Alberta Treasury Board and Enterprise|
|Contact Name:||Tomas Nilsson|
4th Floor, Commerce Place, 10155-102 Street,
Edmonton, AB T5J 4L6
Ensuring vibrant and sustainable economic development provincially and regionally is a primary role for Treasury Board and Enterprise. The Ministry works with the Alberta Economic Development Authority, Northern Alberta Development Council, industry sectors, businesses, communities and the Regional Economic Development Alliances to grow the province's economy and make Alberta globally attractive and competitive.
|Experience in:||Canada, Mexico, United States|
|Interest in:||Canada, Mexico, United States|