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Forum on Nature-Based Solutions and Natural Capital to Fight Climate Change

Description

The recent tragic climate events felt across the planet concerns us and contributes to our need of urgent action. In this spirit and with a view to gaining added sensitivities to what we can do individually, institutionally and collectively with regards to nature-based solutions to fight climate change, panelists will focus on the need for nature-based solutions, the financing of these initiatives and the research that informs our public policies.

Panelists

Florence Daviet, National Forest Program Director, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
Topic: Canadian nature-based climate solutions: Identifying the climate and biodiversity intersection

Martin Beaudoin Nadeau, Founder & CEO, Viridis Terra International
Topic: Large-scale integrated forest landscape restoration as a means to mitigate and adapt to climate change

Philippe Crête, Principal Advisor, Alternative Private Equity Investment, Fondaction
Topic: Mobilizing private finance for natural capital: the new frontier in sustainable investment

Matthieu Asselin, Business Development Director, SOCODEVI
Topic: Solutions to climate change: Sustainable investments in agroforestry cooperatives

Andréanne Grimard, ESG & Impact Director, Ecotierra
Topic: Financing sustainable land use

Michelle Garneau, Professor, Department of Geography and GEOTOP Research Center, Université du Québec à Montréal
Topic: Conservation of peatland carbon stocks for mitigation and adaptation to climate change

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