Screens to Nature – Supporting Youth Mental Health With Climate Action
On #NationalMentalHealthDay, I’m reflecting on the topic of youth mental health and the need for more nature in young people’s lives. The research on the correlation between screen time and poor mental health is telling. Every additional hour above the recommended 2-hour threshold that a young person spends on their screen is connected to a higher likelihood of having health issues like […]
Cleaning up voluntary carbon credit markets. What’s “good enough”?
I reflected on this over the weekend as I dug into The Guardian’s recent investigation into the voluntary carbon credit market. The subject of its reporting is Verra, currently the world’s most widely used greenhouse gas (GHG) crediting program… I could delve into the duelling methodologies that are fueling this back-and-forth exchange between The Guardian and Verra, but I’ll cut to the point for carbon market investors[…]
Interview: Canada’s Forest Trust’s Advisory Board Member and COP15 Delegate, Joanna Eyquem
CFT: Joanna – Like us, you believe that “services from natural assets should be valued.” Following COP15, how widely do you think this view is shared globally? Joanna: I certainly think there were some very positive signs to suggest that services from natural assets are being valued in decision-making. For a long time, finance […]
Climate-tech startups are putting profits before the planet.
With growth and impact driving innovation and investments, climate-tech start-ups are proving that when focusing on profits as the most important metric to success, they will achieve greater planetary impact in the long-term.
Sugar and Plastic: You’re Dismissed
Nurturing STEM education in youth to advance innovative climate solutions
Trees and Forests do much more than “just” sequestering CO2 from the atmosphere!
Canadian business is uniquely positioned to embrace nature-based-solutions for systemic business resiliency in a changing climate.
Why are Employees Demanding Companies Take Real Climate Action?
How to turn your company from a carbon source to a carbon sink with nature.
Becoming a corporate leader in reducing carbon emissions will require significant investments in carbon reduction or offsetting initiatives that will vary depending on your industry. These initiatives are becoming more and more critical for business continuity, employee retention, governance and meeting your overall ESG targets as new standards and status-quos are set across the board.
The Importance of Planting the Right Tree, in the Right Place at the Right Time.
Over the last decade, tree planting initiatives have taken the stage across Canada and the world. From one million to one trillion trees and beyond, commitments from organizations, governments and companies are expansive.