COP26 Wrap Up: Wins, Canada’s Progress and Next Steps on Net Zero

After two years of behind-the-scenes discussions and two weeks of in-person meetings, the annual UN climate conference, COP26, wrapped up in Glasgow last week with consensus among 192 countries on the Glasgow Climate Pact. Within the formal negotiations, there were moderate wins related to limiting warming to 1.5C, phasing down coal, and developing rules for emissions trading between countries (Article 6), but most of the momentum came from public and private […]

Announcing the Canadian Green Retrofit Economy Study

Help us build back better   The Delphi Group and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) are proud to announce the launch of the Canadian Green Retrofit Economy Study, made possible with support from the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), the Ontario Construction Secretariat, Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The […]

The Future of Electricity Regulation: Top 3 Takeaways from the Canadian Electricity Association’s Annual Forum

By Ted Ferguson, Chief Sustainability Officer – The Delphi Group, GLOBE Series, EXCEL, CBSR and Leading Change Canada | Managing Director, CBSR   As companies, governments and communities place greater importance on environmental and social sustainability issues – particularly on the road to net-zero — the electricity sector finds itself squarely in focus. This past […]

Things are Happening – Net-Zero Targets Edition

By Matt Beck, Sr. Director, Climate & Sustainability Strategy   It’s Climate Week 2021 and there is no shortage of news on the climate action front.  Among the big developments is the continued development of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) Net-Zero Standard. They have kicked off a new round of public consultation to capture […]

Getting to Net Zero Together: Next Steps in Canada-U.S. Collaboration 

By: Melissa Harris, Director, The Delphi Group    Climate ambition in North America is heating up.  Last week, Canada, the U.S. and a handful of other countries announced new climate targets at the U.S.-led virtual Leaders Summit on Climate. President Biden committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030, and Prime Minister Trudeau […]

Get to Know Delphi’s New President, Carol-Ann Brown

My road to becoming the President of The Delphi Group started in a fire tower in Northern Alberta.  I grew up in a small town outside Montreal, with Laurentian forest as my backyard. Maybe that’s why I always felt deeply attached to nature.  As cheesy as it sounds, I also knew I wanted to change the world for the better—I just didn’t […]

Top 5 Tips for TCFD Disclosure

“In January of last year, I wrote that climate risk is investment risk. I said then that as markets started to price climate risk into the value of securities, it would spark a fundamental reallocation of capital. Then the pandemic took hold – and in March, the conventional wisdom was the crisis would divert attention […]

Why We’re Optimistic About 2021

2020 has reminded us of the power of working together to tackle our toughest challenges – whether it’s fighting a global pandemic, starting down the road towards racial and social justice, or pushing ahead on climate action. As a constellation of organizations working to achieve a sustainable, prosperous and socially just future in a generation, […]

How Your Company Can Be Part of the Green Recovery

By: Julia Zeeman and Puninda Thind, Consultants, The Delphi Group As countries, businesses and individuals reckon with the devastating economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the call for a “green recovery” has been heard around the world. While governments deploy stimulus packages and businesses pivot and pivot again, advocates for a green recovery are calling […]