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Sustainable environmental policies go hand-in-hand with long-term prosperity. As the world’s demand for energy continues to increase, the Business Council is strongly committed to making Canada a global leader in sustainable development through showing that healthy economic growth, high living standards and environmental protection can be mutually supportive.

The Council’s work on energy and the environment includes:

  • Supporting innovation in green and clean technology
  • Advocating on the responsible transfer and development of natural resources
  • Working alongside government and industry on developing policies to combat climate change
Energy and the Environment

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