Publications

Tracking Progress to the Future

Indicators for identifying and implementing policies to ensure Alberta’s competitiveness and prosperity in a decarbonizing world
April 7, 2022

Alberta faces the challenge of developing and scaling areas of economic activity that are more competitive in a decarbonizing world. Albertan firms are already exploring opportunities to repurpose assets from the…

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Same game, new rules

How policy can unlock future-fit innovation in Alberta’s hydrocarbon sectors

This report provides a conceptual framework for the efforts of the Energy Futures Lab’s Policy Collaborative (EFPC) that was launched to explore the role of public policy for attracting investment…

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Renewal And Reinvention Of Alberta’s Hydrocarbon Cluster

Learning From The Past
December 1, 2021

This paper examines factors that could allow for the renewal of the Alberta hydrocarbons cluster so it becomes future-fit, with the goal of identifying catalytic conditions and factors for the…

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Sustainable Finance Research Project

November 22, 2021

The Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) retail fund segment has been gaining tremendous interest from sustainable and responsible investors over the last few years. In the investment industry, a variety…

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Policy Levers Toolkit

Using government policy to help cleantech succeed
November 3, 2021

This toolkit is designed to help organizations understand and leverage government policy actions used to shape the behaviour of consumers, markets, producers, investors and competing jurisdictions in ways that will…

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Designing A Marketplace Framework For Future-Fit Hydrocarbons

Policy brief
June 1, 2021

This policy brief makes the case that federal and provincial governments need to act to encourage investment in future-fit hydrocarbon industries and presents a framework for how they might do…

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Evaluating Future Fitness

What Matters To Decision-Makers When Considering Whether A Hydrocarbon Investment Is Future Fit?
March 2, 2021

This policy brief outlines a set of common assessment criteria that are currently used by decision-makers to assess the future fitness of technologies and projects in the face of uncertain…

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Leveraging our Assets for Diversification

The LEAD project
March 1, 2021

The LEAD project aims to clear roadblocks that will allow entrepreneurs to utilize existing oil and gas sites and infrastructure for new development, attract investment to Alberta for these developments,…

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