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Canadians Respond to Bangladesh Factory Collapse

As the bad news from Bangladesh continues, with the death toll from the Rana Plaza building collapses surpassing a gut-wrenching 1,000, and additional deaths in a separate factory fire last week, Canadians, from corporations to NGOs, are responding to the tragic circumstances in a variety of ways.

Canadian Retailers to Ban Sow Gestation Crates

Eight major Canadian retailers are dropping sow gestation crates from their supply chain.

Farm Credit Canada Sets Ambitious Goal to Drive Away Hunger

Aims to Collect Five Million Pounds of Food for Canadian Food Banks Collecting a record five million pounds of food for Canada’s food banks to mark the 10th anniversary of the FCC Drive Away Hunger program—that’s the BHAG, o

Recycling Council of Ontario Re-Launches Waste Program

“What gets measured matters” applies as much to solid waste diversion as to any other area of sustainability performance reporting.

Focus on Food: Growing a Local, Sustainable Supply Chain

There was a time when grain for bread was grown and milled locally in Southern Ontario. But that tradition has long past, forcing Toronto-based bakery Stonemill Bakehouse to source the ingredients for its healthy artisanal breads from Western Canada, the U.S. or even abroad.

Canadians Challenged to Save Energy

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance has launched the Eco-City Community Challenge to help Canada spends less energy.

Who’s Who in CSR in Canada: Part Two, Schulich School of Business, York University

Placing students for impact after graduation >> Read part one of this post: Student interest means ever-increasing ESG content at this Canadian school If anything, the challenge fo

Who's Who in CSR in Canada: Schulich School of Business, York U

Student interest means ever-increasing ESG content at this Canadian school “I thought it might just be hype, but they do talk about in accounting class!” related Liane Langstaff, a joint JD/MBA student at the Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto.

Water, Water, Everywhere in Canada

Canada Water Week is inspiring Canadians to declare their love for their favourite body of water, and events are happening across country to make the health of Canada’s water resource top of mind.

Three Paths to Canadian Clean Energy Competitiveness

While growing and vibrant, Canada’s clean energy industry currently holds 1% of the $1 trillion global clean tech market—an industry that will triple in size by 20201.

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