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April 2018
Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI)
Reducing and diverting waste can be an important step in GHG mitigation and Canada’s overall climate change approach. Economic Tools to Reduce Household Waste and Related Greenhouse Gas Emissions focuses on economic policy tools to encourage waste prevention and diversion at the final consumer stage.
March 2018
Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)
The white paper Characterization and Management of Organic Waste in North America identifies challenges, opportunities and solutions related to increasing organic waste diversion and processing capacity in North America, with a focus on how to address challenges and opportunities in Canada, Mexico, and the United States, and identifies potential areas for regional cooperation.
January 2018
Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI)
This policy brief is the first in a series on the circular economy and Canada. It provides an introduction to the circular economy concepts and landscape, geared towards for both government and business audiences.
May 2016
Sustainable Prosperity (SP), Midsummer Analytics
This report Natural Capital Measurement at Statistics Canada provides an overview of Statistics Canada’s efforts to measure the state of Canada’s natural capital (ecosystems, land and sub-soil resources), the demands placed upon it by human activities and the efforts undertaken to manage these demands.
January 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This assessment, Global Environment Outlook 6: Regional assessment for North America , was carried out in order to characterize the priority environmental issues, states and trends in the region in a systematic, evidence-based manner, as input into the sixth iteration of UNEP’s flagship Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) process.
October 2015
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Environment at a Glance 2015 updates key environmental indicators and relevant socio-economic and sectoral indicators to track OECD country progress on major environmental issues and inform policy development and evaluation.

July 2014
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Developing growth strategies that promote greener lifestyles requires a good understanding of what factors affect people’s behaviour towards the environment.

June 2012
London School of Economics and Political Science, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
The report ‘Going Green: How cities are leading the next economy’ provides an up-to-date overview on the experiences of 90 cities around the world in the transition to the green economy.