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Media Advisory - Business and Environmental Leaders to Launch Landmark Clean Innovation Research with Ministers of Natural Resources and the Environment

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VANCOUVER, March 13, 2018 /CNW/ - On Thursday, March 15th at the GLOBE Summit for Sustainable Business, 27 prominent Canadian business, environment, youth, Indigenous and labour leaders will launch a landmark research report on the opportunity and state of clean innovation in Canada. These leaders of the Smart Prosperity Initiative will join the Hon. Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, and the Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, to discuss how Canada can help clean innovators get ideas to market, creating wealth and jobs.

Smart Prosperity leaders will outline steps governments should take to unleash private investment in clean innovation and increase Canada's global competitiveness as a clean innovation leader.

Who: 



  • Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Canada
  • Hon. Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, Canada
  • John Stackhouse, Senior Vice-President in the Office of the CEO at RBC
  • Lorraine Mitchelmore, CEO of Field Upgrading, former President & Canada Country Chairman of
    Shell Canada
  • Annette Verschuren, CEO of NRStor Inc.
  • Stewart Elgie, Professor of law and economics, University of Ottawa


When: 

11:15am PT



Where:

GLOBE Summit for Sustainable Business
Expo Floor, Transportation and Energy Cluster (see Expo Floorplan)
Vancouver Convention Center, East Building
999 Canada Place, Vancouver

 

Smart Prosperity leaders will be available for interviews directly following the launch.

SOURCE Smart Prosperity Institute

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