EnvironmentFamily Foundations

Weston Family Foundation awards $25M grants support Canadian Prairie Grasslands

TORONTO, ON–The Weston Family Foundation announced the launch of the Weston Family Prairie Grasslands Initiative with nearly $25M awarded to five organizations to collaborate on one of the largest prairie grasslands conservation efforts in Canadian history. “The Canadian prairie grasslands are some of the most ecologically valuable and threatened ecosystems …


ClimateWest hub launches to support Prairie climate-change adaptation

WINNIPEG, MB–Canadians across the country are seeing an increase in extreme weather events due to climate change. These weather events are hitting harder and more often than ever before, and Canadians must be prepared for their impacts. Today, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Terry …

EnvironmentNature + Wildlife

Canada invests $1.43 million to support the creation of the Arqvilliit lndigenous protected and conserved area

OTTAWA, ON–Inuit have been leaders in environmental stewardship and effective resource management since time immemorial. That’s why the Government of Canada is working with Inuit communities to protect nature and biodiversity in the northern regions of Canada. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced …

EnvironmentSustainability Programs

CDP recognizes BMO Financial Group for Action and Transparency on Environmental Sustainability

BMO ranked at Leadership Level with A- score, surpassing international financial services sector average TORONTO, ON–BMO Financial Group has been recognized by the CDP (formerly called the Carbon Disclosure Project) for its strong actions and transparency in the areas of climate change governance, climate change risk management, and greenhouse gas …

EnvironmentNature + Wildlife

Still Confident Supreme Court of Canada will uphold federal right to price carbon pollution despite setback from Alberta court

Statement of confidence comes from David Suzuki Foundation and Ecojustice EDMONTON, AB–A split decision by the Alberta Court of Appeal on the federal government’s right to implement a national climate policy, including pricing carbon pollution, is being called a “setback, not a loss” by Ecojustice lawyers and their client, the …


Earth’s Call Appoints New Executive Director To Scale Climate Philanthropy

Los Angeles, CA–Earth’s Call Fund has named Justin Winters as its Executive Director to lead a new philanthropic initiative that has pledged $50M to bring much-needed resources to communities, organizations, and youth leaders on the frontlines of the climate crisis. Spike Buckley, founder of Earth’s Call Fund, said: “Earth’s Call …

Corporate PhilanthropyEnvironmentFinance + Operations

Laudes Foundation launches to accelerate the transition to a just and regenerative economy

ZUG, Switzerland–Laudes Foundation launches today with the aim to address the dual crises of climate breakdown and inequality that endanger nature and jeopardize the safety and dignity of countless communities around the world. The same human ingenuity that has brought unparalleled prosperity to many is being called on now to …

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CARE Calls on Canadian Government to to Ramp Up Climate Planning

Ambition cannot ignore women, girls, bearing brunt of change as it impacts international locations, CARE insists MADRID, SP–Amidst wildfires, prolonged droughts, cyclones, and rising social injustice, CARE calls on all governments and stakeholders at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25, to ramp up their national climate plans (NDCs) by 2020 …

Animal WelfareCorporate PhilanthropyEnvironment

RBC Launches Tech for Nature

RBC will bring together charitable organizations, technology experts to build multi-partner coalitions to address and help solve our shared environmental challenges TORONTO, ON–RBC announced the launch of RBC Tech for Nature – a multi-year commitment by the RBC Foundation to new ideas, technologies and partnerships focused on protecting our shared …

Corporate PhilanthropyEnvironment

TD Bank Group named as launch sponsor for ALUS Canada’s New Acre Project

TORONTO–TD Bank Group named as launch sponsor for ALUS Canada’s New Acre™ Project, an innovative corporate sponsorship program that spurs investment in naturalization projects across Canada. ALUS Canada, A Weston Family Initiative (ALUS) is delighted to announce TD Bank Group (TD) as the launch sponsor of ALUS’ corporate-sponsorship program. “Nature …