Our process helps Canada achieve sustainable development solutions that integrate environmental and economic considerations to ensure the lasting prosperity and well-being of our nation.


We rigorously research and conduct high quality analysis on issues of sustainable development. Our thinking is original and thought provoking.


We convene opinion leaders and experts from across Canada around our table to share their knowledge and diverse perspectives. We stimulate debate and integrate polarities. We create a context for possibilities to emerge.


We generate ideas and provide realistic solutions to advise governments, Parliament and Canadians. We proceed with resolve and optimism to bring Canada’s economy and environment closer together.

News Releases

September 29, 2011 – NRT Releases Canada’s First Analysis of the Costs of Climate Change – Climate Change Could be Expensive for Canada

January 25, 2011 – NRTEE Recommends Phased-In Climate Harmonization Policy with U.S.

December 16, 2010 – Climate Change Adaptation Must be Higher on Canadian Agenda

October 5, 2010 – Joint Initiative Lays Out Physical Effects of Climate Change on Canada

June 17, 2010 – NRTEE releases new report on industrial use of Canada’s water by natural resource sectors

May 20, 2010 – NRTEE Creates New G8 Low-Carbon Performance Index

April 16, 2009 – A unified carbon price is a must for Canada to reach its GHG reduction goals

January 13, 2009 – Canada’s commercial building sector can achieve significant GHG emission reductions through new energy efficiency measures – NRTEE – SDTC report

October 29, 2008 – Climate Change Security Featured at the NRTEE’s 20th Anniversary Forum

January 7, 2008 – Canada needs economy-wide price on carbon emissions as soon as possible to achieve 65% reductions in GHG emissions by 2050 concludes National Round Table report

June 27, 2007 – National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) examines medium- and long-term scenarios for GHG emission and air pollutant reductions in Interim Report to the Minister of the Environment

June 7, 2007 – International Conference in Montreal to Explore Technology and Policy Solutions to Global Warming

February 12, 2007 – Capital Markets & Sustainability Reports Points Way to Canada’s Long-term Economic Competitiveness and Environmental Sustainability
National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy recommends stronger links between sustainability factors and investment decisions

June 21, 2006 – Long-term Climate Solution Exists, Advisory Group Says — Focus must be on both energy use and production, action is required now

November 22, 2005 – National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy Releases Advice to the Prime Minister on Climate Change and Energy

October 31, 2005 – Canada’s “Amazon” under threat:  New National Round Table report urges action on vast Boreal region

August 18, 2005 – Canada Can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Using Fiscal Instruments and Incentives, New National Round Table Report Say

June 16, 2003 – Support rural Canadians to conserve Canada’s natural capital, new National Round Table report recommends

May 30, 2003 – Ottawa’s fiscal approach hurting environmental quality of Canadian cities Smart spending reforms could trigger “tremendous positive contribution”

May 12, 2003 – Round Table proposes six new indicators to track Canada’s ability to maintain prosperity

February 10, 2003 – Reward for cleaning up urban contaminated sites as high as $7 billion annually, National Round Table report finds