Dirty Canadian Pensions

Dirty Canadian Pensions

Private and public Canadian pension funds allocate many billions of dollars to a wide variety of investments in the interest of contributors and beneficiaries, attempting to yield a stable and strong return. The relationship between Canadian pension funds and environmental sustainability lies in the nature of investments that are made and the risk that these investments are exposed to as a result of climate change. 

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The 'Dirt' on Dirt

The 'Dirt' on Dirt

Day to day,  I think it's safe to assume that most of us don't think about the soil beneath our feet, and would be surprised to discover the incredible importance of healthy soil in maintaining a healthy environment. In reality, the abundance and distribution of healthy soil is vital for the health of our agriculture, air and water quality, as well as animal productivity. The health of our soil is at risk though, and it's important to understand how this can impact us all.

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10 Tips to 'Green' your Business.. AND Save Money!

10 Tips to 'Green' your Business.. AND Save Money!

Large corporations as well as small businesses are becoming more and more inclined to 'go green', in the face of imminent environmental catastrophe (okay, maybe not imminent, but you understand the sentiment). This reflects well on key stakeholders like customers, who are starting to put a greater value on environmentally friendly products and corporate tactics, as well as shareholders who obviously place great value on a strong bottom line. Check out these 10 simple tips to green your business!

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Ban the Bead

Ban the Bead

Environmentalists are celebrating a win this week as California's governor passes legislature banning microbeads (plastic microspheres that are widely used in cosmetics as exfoliating agents and personal care products) from common household and beauty products like face-washes, body soap and toothpastes. 

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