The Only Road to Net Zero Runs Through Indigenous Lands

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11th – 9AM pst – 10AM pst

On Tuesday, October 11th, 2022, the First Nations Major Project Coalition will return with an all-new episode of the Indigenous Sustainable Investment Series: The Only Road to Net Zero Runs Through Indigenous Lands. Expert guest speakers from across Canada and the US will convene to highlight trending net zero investment models, Indigenous equity ownership as it relates to energy generation and critical minerals projects, and lessons learned developing policies that support a just and prosperous energy transition.

  • (Moderator) Mark Podlasly, Chief Sustainability Officer, FNMPC & Director, Hydro One Networks
  • Kate Finn, Executive Director, First Peoples Worldwide
  • JP Gladu, Principal, Mokwateh & Director, Suncor
  • Scott Smith, Partner, Gowling WLG

Sponsored by FNMPC’s Sustaining Partners, Cenovus, CIBC, Colliers Project Leaders, COWI, Gowling WLG, IBI Group, New Gold, and Pattern Energy, this is a must-attend event.


On April 24 -25, 2023 The Value Driven Economy conference, presented by FNMPC, is a two-day in person event that will bring together Indigenous people from across North America along with governments, and the private sector to demonstrate and discuss project success stories that are built on a values-driven approach across multiple sectors. These include:

  • Energy, clean fuels, carbon credits, carbon capture and electricity (including Small Modular Reactors)

  • Critical minerals

  • Transportation corridors

  • Responsible sourcing and the supply chain


Neto Zero: Indigenous Women in Sustainable Finance & Business

Thursday, April 7th, 2022  |  9am PST / 12pm EST via Zoom

On Thursday, April 7th, 2022, the Canada-based First Nations Major Project Coalition, in partnership with the US-based First Peoples Worldwide, will host NET ZERO: INDIGENOUS WOMEN IN SUSTAINABLE FINANCE & BUSINESS to discuss investment models in net zero and sustainable finance/ESG, Indigenous equity ownership as it relates to financing net zero project, and lessons that can be learned from these Indigenous women leaders in business and finance.

  • Jaime Lickers, Vice President, Indigenous Markets, CIBC
  • Cherie Brant, Partner and National Leader, Indigenous Law at Borden Ladner Gervais  LLP & Independent Director at Hydro One Networks and TD Bank
  • Kate Finn, Executive Director, First Peoples Worldwide
  • Tabatha Bull, President and CEO, CCAB

Toward Net Zero by 2050 Conference

April 25th and 26th, 2022  | Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, Canada

“Indigenous leadership in the energy transition”
The two-day hybrid (in-person and online) event will host Indigenous leaders, industry experts, policymakers, and investors across Canada to highlight carbon reducing examples in four key areas that are either Indigenous-led or have strong potential for industry-government-Indigenous partnership:

  1. energy generation & transmission,

  2. minerals & materials,

  3. finance, and

  4. policy/regulation

The FNMPC 5th Annual IEE: Towards Net Zero by 2050 Conference is held in partnership with First Peoples Worldwide.