BIV Today Podcast
BIV Today Podcast

BIV Today No. 30: What went wrong at the G7 summit?

June 11, 2018, 10:43am

On BIV Today...

Simmering tensions at the G7 summit in Quebec quickly escalated over the weekend as U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over Twitter. Are trade and diplomatic relations really at their worst point in years or is this part of an effort for Trump to look tough ahead of his historic meeting in Singapore with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un? Daniel Schwanen from the C.D. Howe Institute (1:52) joins the show to recap the biggest developments to come out of the G7 summit.

What makes for a good corporate citizen in Canada? From diverse representation in the boardroom to documented reductions in the output of emissions, Corporate Knights CEO Toby Heaps (20:20) discusses his firm’s annual corporate citizenship rankings and where B.C. organizations stack up vs. the rest of Canada.