ESG and good corporate governance

I'm delighted to announce that I successfully completed a six month intensive course in good corporate governance, focussing on environmental, social and governance aspects of being a corporate director.

This was a ground-breaking, professional development program for directors on how to identify, articulate, and confidently act upon the most material environmental, social and governance aspects of a business. The program covers ESG, Climate, Diversity & Inclusion, Human Rights, SDGs, Supply Chain, Anti Corruption, Transparency, Data Use, Cybersecurity, Tax, Investment, Pay, Engagement & Disclosure, and is supported by 80 global board chairs, board members, executives, investors and experts

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Green Economy Heroes

As faithful listeners will have noticed, I took a break from the podcast during the most intense parts of the provincial election campaign, but I have now picked it up again. We posted a new episode in June and one...

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Honourary doctorate in Environmental Studies

On June 14, 2022, the Faculty of Environmental Studies at the University of Waterloo awarded me an honourary doctorate. Here is the address I gave to convocation: "When I am six years old, I fall in love with nature. Polio...

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International Women’s Day

Hurrah, it is International Women’s Day. Remember the groundbreaking Paris Agreement of 2015? It was women like Christina Figureres, the visionary and collaborative leader of the UNFCCC who made that Agreement possible. Today, I salute all the women leaders who...

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Becoming a corporate director

One of the ways I hope to make a difference is by sitting on appropriate corporate boards. I am therefore honoured and grateful to have been one of the four featured candidates in A Seat at the Table's December 2021/...

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Roadmap to Net Zero

I spent much of 2021 preparing, and consulting on, the Green Party of Ontario Roadmap to Net Zero, the plan that sets the Canadian benchmark for action on climate, environment and equity. This free webinar gives an overview of the...

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