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 […]

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 […]

CFS 101: A Primer on the Canadian Clean Fuel Standard

by Melissa Harris – Director of Policy, The Delphi Group Infographic Data Sources: ECCC; Navius/Enviroeconomics; Jordan Press With a recent poll finding that the environment is a leading concern for voters in the upcoming federal election, it’s no surprise that one of Canada’s potentially most impactful climate policies has become the newest topic for political […]

How Precision Agriculture Can Revolutionize Canada’s Agri-food Sector

by Paul Shorthouse – Senior Director, The Delphi Group Canada’s agri-food industry—which includes all the enterprises that produce, sell and deliver food—is one of our most important sectors from both an economic and employment perspective. Case in point: – In 2016, the agriculture and agri-food system generated $111.9 billion in gross domestic product (GDP), equal to 6.7% […]

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 […]

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 […]

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