Aligning Profit with Purpose – How to Design a Staff Ecofund

by Ted Ferguson – President,The Delphi Group In our constellation of organizations, we are unabashedly pro-profit, pro-enterprise. We embrace an entrepreneurial, reward-initiative type environment. We love being in business. Does that make us greedy capitalists? Hardly! Rather, we like to do good by doing well. We are a profit-for-purpose type of organization. Given our vision of […]

Own a Parking Lot? See Our Top 5 Electric Vehicle (EV) Considerations

by Joe Rogers – Senior Director,The Delphi Group The federal government recently announced Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) purchase incentives and funding for charging and fueling infrastructure. ZEVs are plug-in hybrid, battery electric and fuel cell vehicles, and the funding supports new national sales targets of 10% by 2025, 30% by 2030 and 100% by 2040. The […]

4 Emerging Sustainability Trends in Canada’s Energy Sector

by David Photiadis – Director, The Delphi Group Every two years, The Delphi Group conducts the Energy Sector Sustainability Study (ES3), a comprehensive study of sustainability performance and reporting in the energy sector. Based on publicly available data, our analysis covers over 100 sustainability indicators and corporate practices. We – in collaboration with our clients – […]

5 Tips for Curbing Your Carbon Debt

by Stephan Wehr – Vice President,The Delphi Group Trees and plants are superheroes in the fight against climate change. They are carbon sinks – systems that absorb and store carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. As the world looks to curb rising carbon emissions and avoid the worst impacts of climate change, avoiding deforestation and increasing the amount of […]

COP 24: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

by Melissa Harris – Director,The Delphi Group During the first two weeks of December, more than 22 000 people from around the world gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 24. Delphi was on the ground with a dynamic delegation of Canadian leaders from business, government and civil society. The goal of […]

The Unlikely Conversion of an International Conference Skeptic

by Kristine O’Rielly – Cleantech and Innovation Consultant,The Delphi Group Just Another Conference? A few weeks ago, I attended the 2018 Arctic Circle Assembly (ACA) in Reykjavik, Iceland. The Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest international gathering on the Arctic, attended by more than 2,000 participants from 60 countries. The conference brings together governments, corporations, universities, […]

5 Things Chief Sustainability Officers Must do to be Successful

by Ted Ferguson – President of The Delphi Group Oh, sustainability roles, how you’ve changed. Once upon a time, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) officers were the norm, with a focus on compliance and risk mitigation. Fast forward to today, and these roles have evolved into more strategic functions, culminating in the Chief Sustainability Officer […]

Your Cheat Sheet to Carbon Pricing in Canada

Updated June 2020 by Melissa Harris, Director of Policy. and Julia Zeeman, Climate Policy Consultant, The Delphi Group   The national carbon price may have received more press coverage than any other federal environmental initiative, but the implementation details are still challenging to grasp as it varies from province to province and territory to territory. […]

What You Need to Know About Scenario Analysis

Climate disclosure is closer than ever to becoming a part of mainstream financial reporting. One of the initiatives bringing it into the mainstream is the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Chaired by Michael Bloomberg, the TCFD is a private-sector led initiative under the G20. It has crafted a series of recommendations for climate […]

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