Webinar – Food Loss and Waste: Why and How it Matters to You

Companies, countries, and other organizations are increasingly realizing the importance of reducing and preventing food loss and waste. In conjunction with the release of Version 2.0 of “Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste: A Practical Guide”, join us for a panel discussion on why this issue is more relevant than ever. Presenters […]


This fall, the University of Waterloo’s Entrepreneurship @ Environment (E@E) office, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), and the CEC’s EcoInnovation Network have joined forces to develop a six-part series of online workshops exploring key ideas in green entrepreneurship. These live workshops will bring together key researchers, successful entrepreneurs, and dedicated youth from across North […]

Webinar: Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste: Practical Guide

Measuring your food waste doesn’t have to be difficult. On this webinar—conducted by the World Resources Institute (WRI)—the Commission for Environmental Commission’s new guidance on “Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste” will be presented. The Practical Guide covers all stages in the food supply chain, and provides a simple framework that can […]

Launch of Food Waste Measurement Publications

This event will be hosted by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) in partnership with Toks Restaurants (chain in Mexico) as part of the official launch of the two CEC food waste publications: a Practical Guide and a Technical Report, on Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste and Its Impacts. In addition, […]

Fifth Virtual Meeting of the CEC FLW Youth Advisory Committee

The Fifth Virtual Meeting of the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) on Food Loss and Waste will focus on the interactive website for the Food Matters Kids and Youth Action Kit. The YAC will also discuss options for disseminating the toolkit to kids and youth across Canada, Mexico and the United States – including Indigenous and […]

Reducing and Managing Food and Organic Waste Streams in North America

On March 23, 2017, the CEC’s Joint Public Advisory Committee invites you to join their public forum, virtually or in-person, to discuss challenges and opportunities for Reducing and Managing food and organic waste streams in North America. The forum will bring together citizens and stakeholders to engage with experts from academia, government, and the private […]

Greening Freight Operations Across North America

Join the Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) on December 12 in Long Beach, California, for a public forum on Greening Freight Operations across North America. Building on the momentum of the Leaders’ Statement on a North American Climate, Clean Energy, and Environment Partnership, this JPAC forum will look […]

Joint Public Advisory Committee Regular Session 14-03: “North America’s Coasts in a Changing Climate”

In July 2014, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation Council—North America’s highest-level environmental authorities—announced that the CEC would focus on three priority areas for its 2015–2020 Strategic Plan: Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation; Green Growth; and Sustainable Communities and Ecosystems. These priorities include trilateral engagement on coastal and marine issues. Climate change is affecting North America’s […]

JPAC Regular Session 13-01: Greening North America’s Energy Economy

Maintaining reliable and sustainable sources of energy is one of the most pressing issues facing North America. It has an impact on everything from global economic growth to individual household finance. But while energy is a vital part of North America’s economic growth, there is increasing pressure to diversify our energy sources and reduce environmental […]

Green Business

The Green Business Forum is an ambitious initiative of the Tecnologico de Monterrey whose purpose is to promote a sustainable entrepreneurial culture and with that, support the transition towards a low carbon economy.This initiative consists of various activities, including a high-level business forum, courses and workshops on business training, and projects that are linked to the financial […]

Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) Regular Session 10-03 – Greening the Economy in North America

The Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation will host a public forum in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 16-17 November to discuss innovative ways to achieve an environmentally sustainable North American economy. Save the date now to participate in this free event in New Orleans or join the discussion online. The […]

Roundtable Discussion on the CEC’s Priorities for 2010 and Beyond

The main objective of the meeting will be to develop a common vision around the new priorities outlined by the CEC’s Council of Ministers last June and to identify potential key elements to be included in the 2010–2015 Strategic Plan Welcome and opening remarks by the JPAC Chair, Adriana Nelly Correa Introductory remarks by the […]