EnvironmentInternational Campaigns

On Earth Day, world’s poorest still paying highest price of climate change

Climate change, conflict and COVID pushing millions more to the edge of survival, warns World Vision TORONTO, ON—To mark Earth Day, World Vision is calling on global leaders to fully respond to the climate change crisis as a tsunami of climate related disasters threaten to wipe out decades of development …

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EnvironmentFunded Research

New Report Details Gendered, Racial Impacts of the Fossil Fuel Industry in North America

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA–In the lead-up to President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate, the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN), is releasing a 100-page report highlighting the intersections of gender, race, the fossil fuel industry and complicit financial institutions. The report, Gendered and Racial Impacts of the Fossil …

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AIEnvironment

10 years of online conversations help understand public perception of the climate crisis

MUNICH, GR–BayWa r.e. launches its new “Decade That Matters” report, a deep dive into online climate discussions over the past 10 years and what these may tell us about where we are heading over the next 10 years. The report highlights how attitudes to the environment have shifted, how discourse …

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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 …

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Environment

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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EnvironmentLeadership

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 …

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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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