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How to use the Greenhouse Gas Calculator for Municipal Projects

  How can municipal staff coordinate emissions reductions across all departments and all operational decisions? The GHG Calculator for Municipalities is a free tool that municipal staff can use to understand the climate impact of their decisions. The tool, which is a Microsoft Excel add-in, can help integrate climate assessments into project and policy decision […]

Advancing Climate Action with Federal Funding

In this webinar, experts from C40 Cities and climate planning consultancy SSG provide guidance on applying for the grants. They also explain how to design an effective climate action plan to make you competitive for a slice of the $4.6-billion set aside for implementing climate actions through the CPRG program and the many other federal programs funded by the Inflation Reduction Act. 

SSG + City of Edmonton Present on Carbon Accounting Frameworks at Sustainable Communities Conference 2020

On October 22, Yuill Herbert and the City of Edmonton’s Abhishek Chakraborti teamed up to deliver a presentation on developing carbon accounting frameworks to manage GHG emissions at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Sustainable Communities Conference.

Sustainability, Social Value and Wellbeing in Buildings

Kelly Watson is a Research Associate at the University of Manchester. She recently submitted her PhD thesis that investigated how to measure and disseminate the social value of buildings, using methodologies from the social impact sector. Her current post-doc research has developed a wellbeing valuation approach for the built environment, to promote understanding of the […]

How do you convince your CFO or the City Council that your triple bottom line proposal will benefit the environment, society and the economy?

Key financial tools in sustainable community development and how to use them How do you convince your Chief Financial Officer or the City Council that your triple bottom line proposal will benefit the environment, society and the economy? Mark Pezarro shares¬†several tools and techniques to make a persuasive argument for sustainability in financial terms.¬†This webinar¬†focuses […]