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5 Minutes for Business: Sometimes Sustainability Is Just another Word for Common Sense

12-04-2018

Every month, we release 5 Minutes for Business. In this edition, we examine the simplicity of implementing sustainability within the workplace and the fiscal outcome of these actions. When a business reduces its environmental impact by making better choices about how it uses energy and materials, some call it sustainability, but the practice has an older name: common sense.

Luckily, there are tools to help businesses go green, including the 200 Million Tonnes of Opportunity report from Climate Smart Businesses and the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet @Work Read More...

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Canadian Chamber Reacts to Supreme Court of Canada’s R v Comeau Decision

Ottawa, April 19, 2018 – The Canadian Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court decision on R v Comeau:

“While the Supreme Court has recognized that s. 121 of the Constitution Act, 1867 prohibits laws whose primary purpose is to impede interprovincial trade, we are disappointed that they missed an important opportunity to take a historic step toward freer interprovincial trade with a broader interpretation of s. 121.”

Posted on 19-04-2018

Canadian Chamber Reacts to Kinder Morgan Canada Decision to Suspend Activity on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

“Today’s announcement by Kinder Morgan Canada is deeply troubling. While we respect the right of a private sector entity to make decisions based on its own – and its shareholders’ – interests, today’s announcement reinforces the urgent need for the federal government to stand behind its own regulatory processes and take the necessary actions to ensure the Trans Mountain Expansion project gets built.

Posted on 08-04-2018

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5 Minutes for Business: Sometimes Sustainability Is Just another Word for Common Sense (April 2018)

This brief looks at the simplicity of implementing sustainability within the workplace and the fiscal outcome of these actions.

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