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Sustainable development initiatives in Canada

Sustainable development initiatives in Canada

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Published by Sustainable Development, State of the Environment Reporting Branch, Environment Canada in Ottawa, Ontario .
Written in English

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  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Sustainable development -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsCanada. Sustainable Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC120.E5 S868 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 29 p. ;
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1631556M
      ISBN 100662181050
      LC Control Number91180598

      sustainable development plan for Canada. As you may know, Canada and other countries committed, in at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, to develop a sustainable development plan and to come back to RIO + 10 in and report on actions Canada has taken towards sustainable devel-opment. She is a community leader and active mentor, currently serving on the national Board of Sustainable Development Technology Canada and as Past Chair of the Women’s Enterprise Centre in BC. She is Co-Founder of the WEB Alliance, a collective of over 25 Women’s Business networks in BC and Co-Chairs the annual We for She Conference in Vancouver. to provide a legal framework for developing provincial sustainable development strategies that complement the national strategy. The report begins with an overview of sustainable development planning in Canada. Sustainable development planning is then evaluated against international best practices. The evaluation shows that Canada does not.   The BRI will be backed by considerable resources. At maturity, investments in the initiative are expected to hit around $4 trillion, stemming from private sources, dedicated funds, and multilateral development banks. If aligned with sustainable development priorities, these resources have considerable potential to help advance the green agenda.


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