The Green Business Forum: A Discussion on Cap and Trade

Good Work, Clean Economy

Canada is on the precipice of a significant shift that will build on and significantly ramp up our clean economy.Ontario has already taken major steps toward this transition, and its new climate change strategy—including its commitment to cap and trade—will accelerate action.

But what does cap and trade mean for Ontario’s industries and its workforce? How do we capture the economic opportunities that come with clean innovation? How do we ensure all sectors of the economy benefit? And how do we prepare Ontario’s workforce for the job (and the jobs) ahead?

This event will bring together an audience of 350 business leaders in the GTHA with inspiring keynote speakers and a panel of diverse experts to delve into these questions, providing insight on the research, trends, and real-world examples that can guide us forward.

Forum Agenda:

9:00 – 10:00 AM | Business Networking

10:00 – 10:15 AM | Opening Remarks

10:15 – 10:30 AM | Keynote

  • Christopher Ragan | Chair, Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission

10:30 – 11:30 AM |  Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

Panelists Include:

  • Céline Bak | Senior Fellow, Centre for International Goverance Innovation; Founder & President, Analytica Advisors
  • Paul Boothe | Managing Director, Ivey School of Business
  • Stewart Elgie | Chair, Sustainable Prosperity, Professor, University of Ottawa
  • Moderated by: John Coyne | Vice President, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel, Unilever Canada; Co-Chair, Partners in Project Green
When: Friday, April 15, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT) Add to Calendar

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building
222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, ON M5V 3L9, Canada – View Map

Registration: No fee to register.

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