The Circular Economy Revolution: From Helsinki to Toronto

By: Paul Shorthouse, Senior Director, The Delphi Group, pshorthouse@delphi.ca Canada and Finland have many things in common—low population density, an abundance of natural resources, relatively progressive politics and, of course, a love of ice hockey. But there is one area where Finland stands out as a global leader: its commitment to advancing a more circular […]

Bringing the Sustainable Development Goals to Life in Red Deer, Alberta

 By Blaire Koswin, Founder and Managing Director at Green Deer Sustainability Hub, and former Intern at The Delphi Group   In 2015, the UN identified 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They are an urgent call for action to end poverty, improve health and education, reduce inequality, […]

Delphi Op-Ed: Our Resilient Future

The below opinion piece originally appeared in ‘Our Resilient Future’, a collection of opinion pieces by Canadian thought-leaders as part of the ICLEI Adaptation Changemakers project. The full Our Resilient Future collection can be viewed here.   By Paul Shorthouse, Senior Director, The Delphi Group   Climate change risks and opportunities are impacting all industries, […]

Challenge for 2020: Hold an Investor Day on Sustainability

 By Ted Ferguson, President, The Delphi Group   One of the most exciting developments in 2019 for a sustainability addict like myself is the emergence of sustainability-focused investor engagement days. I had the pleasure of attending the Algonquin Power/Liberty Utilities sustainability investor day in the fall of 2019. They are a Delphi client and are […]

COP25 is over. Now what?

by Mike Gerbis, CEO of The Delphi Group and GLOBE Series   This week’s New York Times headline about COP25 says it all: “U.N. Climate Talks End With Few Commitments and a ‘Lost’ Opportunity.” While negotiators worked into the wee hours of the final weekend at COP, they made no significant progress on ratcheting up […]

How to Trim Our Waste and Build a Circular Economy

by Shanna Killen – Research Analyst, The Delphi Group   When it comes to simple habits you can gradually adopt to reduce your carbon footprint, do you know which of the following reduces the most greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions? a) Going beef-free one day per week. b) Wasting no food for one week. c) Lowering […]

5 Takeaways on Alberta’s new Technology Innovation and Emission Reduction (TIER) program

By: Matt Beck, Director, The Delphi Group   Today the Government of Alberta announced the structure of the new Technology Innovation and Emission Reduction (TIER) program as it tabled new legislation. TIER is slated to replace the Carbon Competitiveness Incentive Regulation (CCIR) on January 1, 2020. 2019 has been a roller coaster of a year […]

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