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 – […]

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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