Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is the voice of Canada’s publicly-supported colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics, and an international leader in education for employment with ongoing programs in over 25 countries. CICan’s members add over $190B to Canada’s economy each year and contribute to inclusive economic growth by working with industry and community partners to offer more than 10,000 programs to learners in urban, rural, remote, and northern communities.
CICan and Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2) have formed a special affiliation with a shared commitment to environmental sustainability and resilient recovery. C2R2 is a coalition of 15 CICan members who have come together to spearhead initiatives for training, applied research and demonstration sites to drive skills development for the green economy. Through shared membership and collaboration, CICan and C2R2 can jointly promote and position the sector as key players in Canada’s resilient economic recovery that will benefit all.
Dunsky Energy Consulting supports leading governments, utilities, firms and non-profits in their efforts to build a sustainable energy future. With focus on the demand side of the equation: deploying energy efficiency and other demand-side energy resources in buildings, accelerating the deployment of renewable energy and storage technologies, and transforming mobility through electrification, alternative fuels and new transportation solutions.
Efficiency Canada is the national voice for an energy efficient economy. They envision a future where Canada uses energy efficiency to its fullest potential. This means maximizing the benefits of energy efficiency resulting in a sustainable environment, a productive economy, and a just and equitable society.
Forest Products Association of Canada provides a voice for Canada’s wood, pulp and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs. Canada’s forest products industry is a $73.6 billion dollar a year industry that represents 2% of Canada’s GDP. Canada’s forest industry operates in more than 600 forest-dependent communities from coast to coast, and directly employs 230,000 Canadians across the country.