The Business Case for Natural Infrastructure

When:
May 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
2020-05-27T13:00:00-04:00
2020-05-27T14:45:00-04:00
Where:
Online Webinar
Cost:
Free

Flooding is a critical issue facing Canadian municipalities that will only become more challenging as we continue to experience the effects of climate change. Extreme weather, including floods, is Canada’s primary climate change risk, so it is important to enhance our climate resiliency through stormwater and flood management.

The need to consider the effects of climate change, including flooding, also extends to businesses. Physical damage to assets and local infrastructure, employee physical and mental health, supply chain risks, threats to water quality, and the implementation of stormwater charges can all result in unexpected costs or disruptions to business operations, both on a local and global scale.

Partner in Project Green’s position as a liaison between the conservation community and the private sector presents a unique opportunity to provide information for businesses on flooding issues in the GTA, on the multiple benefits of natural infrastructure, and to support the business case for companies to act.

The event will take place via Go To Webinar from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday May 27, followed by the opportunity to join online networking sessions from 2:00 to 2:45 p.m. One of the rooms will be dedicated to networking for municipalities, and the other will be for businesses.