Keynote & Speakers
Our Collective Advantage: Indigenous Consent
Companies – and countries – that honour and incorporate Indigenous consent across their supply chains hold a collective advantage over those who do not. Canada and the United States have the resources, clean energy, and society to attract the capital, production and innovation that the world needs to build a sound economic and environmental future.
Join us April 22-23, 2024, in Toronto, Canada where we will show how this collective advantage is key to our mutual environmental and economic success.
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United States President Joe Biden as quoted by Ambassador David L. Cohen, U.S. Ambassador to Canada at the FNMPC Values Driven Economy Conference
“Nothing is beyond our capacity. We can do anything. We have to never forget. We must never doubt our capacity. Canada and the United States can do big things. We stand together, do them together, rise together.”
Christine John (Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation)
“First Nations have experienced a lack of participation until now. Now is the time for really working on Indigenous relations and working with communities beyond the consultation table, beyond the leadership, getting into community. Communities are open and they’re excited to be participants.”
Mark Podlasly (Nlaka’pamux Nation), Chief Sustainability Officer, FNMPC
The world is now in transition to net zero and Indigenous nations expect meaningful participation in infrastructure projects. Once that aligns with Indigenous values, the companies that embrace this aspect of partnership and deal creation will benefit from certainty and from having a competitive advantage over the status quo approaches by competitors.”
Harold Calla (Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw), Executive Chair, Financial Management Board
“Canada is in a perfect place perfect place to take advantage of the energy transition the green economy because we have natural resources to support the conversion to electricity. And where are many of those natural resources? They’re in the center to the north and they’re in Indigenous communities’ traditional territories.”
Greg Ebel, President & CEO, Enbridge
At all levels of the company people being trained on those issues – so all 11,000 employees … have all had Indigenous nation awareness and sensitivity training within the last year and we’ve had Chiefs in to speak to our board…. We’re listening first and acting second.”