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 […]

Investing in Green Infrastructure: A Win-Win for Economic Recovery

As we all grapple with the consequences of COVID-19, it’s tempting to look forward to the day when we return to our old reality. However, we’ve recognized for some time that many of the ways we have traditionally lived and worked have come at a cost to the environment. The extent of that impact has […]

How to Know if your Company is Ready for Carbon Neutrality

By: Stephan Wehr, Vice President, Matt Beck, Director, and Kristine O’Rielly, Cleantech and Innovation Consultant, The Delphi Group   Before the global pandemic hit, the call for demonstrable climate action from businesses, often in the form of carbon targets, was growing steadily. Even as countries, businesses and individuals are grappling with the consequences of COVID-19, […]

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, […]

Mobilizing Capital: Portrait of a Market in Transition

By: Emile Lavergne, Consultant, The Delphi Group, elavergne@delphi.ca Once upon a time, climate and environmental considerations were rarely discussed in boardrooms and on trading floors around the world. How times have changed. Investors are increasingly engaging on these issues and have signed on to various initiatives demonstrating their support of sustainability and climate action. These […]

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 […]

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