of opportunities

energy system

is at the centre of the most complex, fragmented and divisive debates.

From disputes about market access for Alberta’s oil, to disagreements about the most strategic approaches to address climate change to controversies about the health and wellbeing of affected communities, energy system pressures are impacting all stakeholders.

… We require a diversity of stakeholder insights and contributions …

In response, The Natural Step Canada and our original convening partners have designed a platform to discuss, experiment, and innovate—the Energy Futures Lab.

We are asking:

How can we leverage Alberta’s leadership position in today’s energy system to create the energy system that the future requires of us?

Generating Breakthrough Outcomes

  • New Partnerships
  • New Standards
  • Game-changing Business Models
  • Shifts in Public Narrative
  • Changes in Public Policy


  • Maps the path to breakthrough results
  • Enables exploration and development
  • Captures emerging learning and insights to evolve the work
  • Uncovers expected and unexpected outcomes
  • Supports the process of innovation to disrupt and transition the system