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 […]

The world is changing. Let’s make sure it’s for the better.

By: Ted Ferguson, President, The Delphi Group    On the occasion of the launch of our beautiful new website, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on where we’ve been, where we are today and, most importantly, where we need to go. When Delphi opened its doors a quarter century ago, we were essentially a scrappy startup working in an area – environmental strategy – […]

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 – […]

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