We’re hiring: Director of Finance & Operations

By |January 23rd, 2018|

TAF is looking for an experienced finance manager or director who is looking for a new challenge to make a positive difference in their community. We're investing in urban climate solutions - join us. Apply by Friday, February 9th, 2018.

Energy efficiency 101: Why do an energy retrofit?

By |December 8th, 2017|

Operating a building is costly – with energy costs usually being the largest variable expense building operators can influence. An energy efficiency retrofit is the best way to reduce these costs. But there are more benefits, our VP of Impact Investing Tim Stoate explains.

Financing the 21st century: How to follow the money in a low-carbon economy

By |March 22nd, 2017|

In the lead up to the GLOBE Capital leadership summit, CEO Mike Gerbis reflects on the challenges and opportunities for investors in today’s low-carbon economy. For two decades Mike has advised Canadian corporations, institutions and government on how to create long-term value by addressing […]

TransformTO Talks: Natural capital with economist Brian DePratto

By |November 15th, 2016|

Brian DePratto is an economist at TD Bank. His work focuses on the Canadian economy and environmental issues. Brian sits on the advisory group of the City of Toronto and TAF project, TransformTO.  We asked Brian about the idea of natural capital and the economic opportunities of […]

FCM CEO explains how municipalities are leading climate solutions

By |February 16th, 2016|

Guest blog post by Brock Carlton, CEO, Federation of Canadian Municipalities

One of the first things I noticed when I arrived in Paris for the COP21 conference was the restrained optimism in the meeting rooms.  Sure, delegates were confident that a deal could be reached. But […]

A critical moment for efficiency finance

By |June 17th, 2015|

The energy efficiency sector may face significant hurdles, but the market is quickly maturing as it addresses climate change, energy security concerns, and utility costs. Last week, I joined hundreds of colleagues from the public and private sectors, eager to accelerate investment in efficiency. We convened for the Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (E2F2), hosted by ACEEE in San Francisco.

Follow the leaders – de-carb your money

By |May 26th, 2015|

Big funds are acknowledging the risk of carbon-heavy investments - are you?

Climate Week: Financing the climate revolution

By |September 25th, 2014|

More than 100 events are taking place September 22 to 28 in New York City for Climate Week. Despite the number of panel discussions, workshops and meetings, there isn’t much in the line-up that speaks to the role of the market place in transitioning […]

Why Toronto should issue green bonds

By |June 23rd, 2014|

Could green bonds be part of the solution to global warming? As an organization that’s in the business of investing in low-carbon activities, we spend quite a bit of time thinking about how the market and various financing options affect the natural environment.

Talk about […]

The future of green financing looks bright in Chicago

By |May 27th, 2013|

On May 13, Ross Powell and I found ourselves amongst 300 like-minded investors and policymakers, as well as people from NGOs, government bodies, and corporations at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. We had come from across North America to attend the American Council for […]