Awareness CampaignDirect MailEnvironment

Sustainability Study Sparks Conversation About Direct Mail, Greenhouse Gases

A groundbreaking study that is the first step in developing carbon-neutral direct mail marketing AURORA, ON–-A recent study of the greenhouse gas emission sources in the direct mail industry, commissioned by Steve Falk and Prime Data Inc, uncovers the sources of emissions – from a tree in the forest to …

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Awareness CampaignEnvironment

Canadian Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change opens for Signature

MONTREAL, QC–A first-of-its-kind funder pledge, which calls on Canadian foundations and philanthropic actors to signal their commitment to act on climate change, has launched today. The pledge, entitled The Canadian Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change, launches ahead of the annual UN climate conference, COP26, which opens in Glasgow, Scotland on …

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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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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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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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