A "low-carbon economy" is one in which trade is compatible with development that is low in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and resilient to climate change, according to the commitments of the signatories of the Paris Agreement, including Québec and Canada.
Excerpt (in French) of the webinar "Discover the low-carbon economy". Contact us to hold a full webinar in English >
SMEs are part of the solution (french only)
Excerpt (in French) from the conference with Alain Webster, President of the Advisory Committee on Climate Change of the Government of Quebec and full professor in environmental economics at the University of Sherbrooke.
KEY MOMENTS TOWARDS THE NEW PURPOSE OF BUSINESSES
React (protection & compliance; 1997 Kyoto Protocol)
Respect (Sustainable Development/CSR; 2005 UN Global Compact)
Act (2013 SPEDE; 2015 Paris; 2017 ODD + TCFD; 2019 Bus. Roundtable)
Unite (New business purpose; ESG; transparency)
Regenerate – Net Positive Leadership
BE INFORMED – TRANSITION VOCABULARY
Greenwashing is misleading the public to believe that a company or entity is doing more to protect the environment than it actually is. When a business brand positioning or public engagements are not aligned with its values, strategy or actions when it comes to protecting the environment, it creates greenwashing and reputational risks for the business. At COP27, Secretary-General Guterres said we must have zero tolerance for greenwashing.