SBTI program creates a global community where companies can set targets that align with the Paris Agreement.
The EPA extended compliance deadlines by a year in June.
The jobs are being defined as those that help reduce energy consumption, limit GHGs and minimize pollution.
State’s governor says Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US from the Paris agreement will only be a temporary setback.
Project will help companies take advantage of provincial government incentives to upgrade heating, cooling and lighting.
Many publicly traded companies address environmental risks but issues tend to be about meeting regulatory requirements.
Report calls for organizations to routinely disclose potential risks and opportunities climate change poses to their business.
First in a list of investment criteria was technologies with potential to reduce GHG emissions by at least a half gigaton.
It could be cheaper for Ontario polluters to purchase California allowances when their markets are linked in 2018.
Concession part of negotiations to new equivalency agreement recognizing the work the province has done to reduce GHGs.
Environment minister says moving ahead to limit GHGs will bring new jobs and investment to Alberta.
Repayable grants cover up to 50% of eligible project costs for Ontario manufacturers.
Operators currently emit about 66 megatonnes of greenhouse gases a year.
Money will be used to develop emissions reduction technologies, and is to be funded by a carbon levy heavy CO2 emitters have paid into since 2007.
Ontario Liberals predict cap-and-trade will add about $5 a month to heating bills, four cents per litre to gas prices.