- A company that converts plastic into fuels and another that makes measurement sensors for the smart grid are the inaugural investments of a new $30 million cleantech venture fund launched in Ontario.
- 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."
|Exhibitor:||Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR)|
|Contact Name:||Steven Fish - Business Development Manager|
360 Bay Street,
Toronto, ON M5H 2V6
Founded in 1995, Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) is a non-profit, member-led organization that works with Canadian companies to improve their social and environmental performance. The globally recognized source for corporate social responsibility in Canada, CBSR is the Canadian representative in a world-wide network committed to corporate social responsibility. Learn more at www.cbsr.ca.
|Experience in:||Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United States|
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