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Canadian Sustainable Forestry Certification Coalition 

The Canadian Sustainable Forestry Certification Coalition was established to: "promote the use of internationally recognized sustainable forest management certification standards in Canada in order for Canadian producers to continually move towards sustainable forest management, secure a sustainable supply of raw material, and to ensure marketplace acceptance of Canadian forest products".

The Coalition's web site provides detailed certification information on the following:

  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standard
  • Canada's National Sustainable Forest Management Standard
  • The Sustainable Forest Initiative
  • The Forest Stewardship Council
  • Certification status in Canada
  • What buyers need to know about certification standards
  • Links to Coalition members and other resources.

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A New Vision of Value

 

A New Vision of Value

As economic, social and environmental mega forces transform the operating landscape for business, the disconnect between corporate and societal value creation is disappearing. New regulations, growing stakeholder influence and changing market dynamics are driving the internalization of business externalities at an increasing rate. Externalities are now part of every company's value creation story.

 

A New Vision of Value [PDF 6.49Mb] is the follow-up to KPMG International's 2012 report Expect the Unexpected: Building business value in a changing world.

 

Spotlight on corporate transparency: Insights from GLOBE 2014

 

In March 2014, more than 1,800 delegates from 45 countries convened in Vancouver, Canada for North America's largest sustainable business summit, GLOBE 2014.

 

On September 9, 2014, GRI North America and KPMG in Canada will release a paper capturing the perspective of surveyed participants on corporate transparency - why it matters, what are the drivers and the impact it has on businesses today and in the future.

 

Overall, the respondents recognize the value of corporate transparency and the importance of government, securities regulators, and the C-Suite in driving improved corporate sustainability strategies, and business performance. Based on this analysis, key findings include: