6 Results for benchmarking

The federal government has announced that it will create a Sustainable Finance Expert Panel to consult with Canada's business leaders, including insurers, on opportunities related to sustainable finance, including climate-related disclosures. The Expert Panel builds on the work of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCDF), led by Michael Bloomberg, that was…

April 13, 2018 @ 10:04am

Danone Canada announced today that it has become the country's largest consumer-facing Certified B Corporation, coinciding with the one-year anniversary of Danone's acquisition of WhiteWave Foods. The B Corp Certification is part of Danone Canada's ambition to become one of the country's best-performing food and beverage companies, pursuing the Danone One Planet, One Health vision,…

April 12, 2018 @ 10:00am

In its third Environmental Performance Review of Canada, the OECD has released its latest analysis of Canada's progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on climate change mitigation and urban wastewater management. Despite Canada's vast expanses of wilderness, clean air, and abundance of natural assets, the OECD…

January 24, 2018 @ 3:32pm

The Global Reporting Initiative has appointed Timothy J. Mohin, a well-known sustainability practitioner, advocate and author, as the organization’s new Chief Executive. Mr. Mohin has tremendous experience with global sustainability from his years with leading companies and government. His appointment is effective on 16 January 2017. Mr. Mohin succeeds Eric…

December 15, 2016 @ 10:29am

Ontario Pork, the industry association that represents the 1,369 farmers in the province, released its inaugural Social Responsibility Report, measuring economic, environmental, social, and governance performance. The report includes a lifecycle assessment of water in Ontario hog farming. "We are proud to be the first livestock group in the province…

March 31, 2016 @ 12:50pm

A benchmarking program undertaken by 10 municipalities in Alberta has proved to be an invaluable exercise, say participating CAOs that will benefit all of Alberta’s local governments. The Alberta Municipal Benchmarking Initiative released the report on Water Services this week—the first of 10 core service area reports. The information sets…

November 18, 2015 @ 9:45am