Today the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance released its Final Report entitled “Mobilizing Finance for Sustainable Growth.” CaGBC supported the Expert Panel by organizing an industry roundtable in February of this year and sharing a summary report with key recommendations from industry stakeholders.
Today’s report validates CaGBC’s commitment to, as the Expert Panel points out, “accelerate the development of a vibrant private building retrofit market” with deep retrofits, standardization, and energy disclosure. In addition, the Final Report lays out opportunities for the federal government to spur the essential market activities, behaviours, and structures needed to bring sustainable finance into the mainstream—including in Canada’s built environment.
The Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance’s report is well worth the read. Here are three key takeaways for the green building industry:
CaGBC sees the following as key recommendations from the Final Report:
We look forward to working together to help Canada meet its carbon commitments.
Read CaGBC’s Summary Report on the Roundtable on Retrofit Financing with the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance
Learn more about Sustainable Finance: www.canada.ca/sustainable-finance