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Youth Organizations

The Manifesto was written by and in consultation with 65 youth organizations, from entire business student societies to registered not-profits, which include over 1,000 young leaders from 18 years old to 35 years old and who are involved in issues from climate finance to Indigenous leadership.

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Civil Society Organizations

100 civil society organizations recognizing the need for change in business education.

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If you desire to sign as an organization, please fill this form.

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Executive Leaders

130 of Canada’s most influential executive leaders in sustainability recognizing the need for change in business education signing on their own behalf and not on behalf of their organization.

Aaron Lambie, President / CEO, Social Awareness Group Inc.

Adam Spence, CEO and Director, SVX

Akhil Sivanandan, Co-Founder, Green Story

Anne-Josée Laquerre, President & Co-founder, Québec net Positif

Ariane Renaud-Brule, Ange Financier, Comité organisateur du Groupe d'intérêt Investissement Impact Anges Québec

Beatrice Alain, Directrice générale, Chantier de l'économie sociale

Bob Willard, Founder and Chief Sustainability Champion

Brian Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Rhiza Capital

Butch Bacani, Programme Leader, UN Environment Programme's Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (PSI)

Carolina Gallo, Chairperson, Canadian Urban Transportation Research Innovation Consortium

Catherine Bérubé, Vice-President, Sustainability, Investor Relations and Public Affairs, Cycle Capital

Chandra Ramadurai, CEO, Efficiency Capital

Chantale Despres, Director - Sustainability, CN

Chris Erickson, Partner, Pangaea Ventures

Christophe Goffoz, Co-Leader du Groupe d'intérêt Investissement Impact

Coro Strandberg, President, Strandberg Consulting

Dana Stephenson, Co-Founder, CEO Riipen

David O'Leary, Founder & Principal, Kind Wealth

David Upton, CEO, Common Good Solutions CIC

Drummond Lawson, Chief of Staff, Arc'teryx Equipment, Inc.

Elizabeth Alves, VP Enterprise Strategy & Social Responsibility, Cogeco

Elizabeth Sheehan, Co-founder, Climate Smart Businesses Inc.

Erica Barbosa Vargas, Global Head, Sustainable Finance & Innovation, SecondMuse Capital

Esther Domagen, President, Ellio, sustainable strategies

Frédéric Krikorian, Vice-président, Développement durable, affaires publiques et gouvernementales

Geoff Moore, Founder and CEO, Impact AND

Guy Lefebvre, Directeur - Conformité et développement durable, Hydro-Québec

Heather Mak, Principal Advisor/Co-Founder, Heather Mak Consulting / Diversity in Sustainability

Jamie Miller, President, Biomimicry Frontiers

Jean-Francois Barsoum, Senior Innovation Executive, IBM

Jeanette Jackson, CEO, Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre

Jennifer Clipsham, Director and Practice Leader, Advisory and Communications, Anthesis Group

Jessica Pelchat, National Director, Kin&Co

Jo Flatt, VP, Corporate Planning & Sustainability, Allied REIT

Joel Solomon, Co-Founder, Renewal Funds

Jonathan Hera, CEO, Managing Partner, Marigold Capital

Julie Gelfand, Former Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Retired

Karel Mayrand, Fondation du Grand Montréal

Kate Chisholm, SVP, Planning, Strategy & Chief Sustainability Officer, Capital Power Corporation

Kenny Tang, Chief Compliance Officer & ESG Leader / Chef de la conformité et des pratiques ESG, Trans-Canada Capital Inc.

Lauren Dobell, Executive Director, Table of Impact Investment Practitioners

Loïc Angot, Associate, Practice Leader Sustainability, Lemay

Magali Depras, Chef de la Stratégie, Transcontinental Inc

Martin Vaillancourt, Directeur général, Regroupement national des conseils régionaux de l'environnement du Québec

Michael Smith, President and Chief Impact Officer, IMPACT BRIDGE

Mihaela Stefanov, Senior Manager, Sustainability and Climate Change, EY

Mike Gerbis, CEO, GLOBE/The Delphi Group

Mike Winterfield, Managing Partner, Active Impact Investments

Nancy Blair, Chief Transformation Officer, MEC (former)

Neil Pegram, VP of Capital Markets, Measurabl

Noémie Varin-Lachapelle, Directrice de l'environnement, Sollio Grouep Coopératif

Odrey Robillard, Conseillère principale, Développement durable et investissement responsable, Fonds de solidarité FTQ

Olta Cibuku, Head of ESG, AMP

Paul MacLean, President and Founder, EEM Environmental & Social Impact Ltd.

Phil Cull, NatureBank Asset Management, NatureBank Asset Management

Phillip Haid, Founder and CEO, Public Inc.

Rosalie Vendette, Experte en finance durable, Décode ESG

Shilpa Tiwari, Founder, Her Climb

Stephanie McLarty, CEO, REfficient Inc.

Subhi Alan Alsayed, Founder and Managing Partner, Elements Ventures Accelerator [EVA]

Tamara Close, Managing Director & Head of ESG Integration, KKS Advisors

Tom Rand, Managing Partner, ArcTern Ventures

Tonya Surman, CEO, Centre for Social Innovation

Vicki Saunders, Founder, SheEO

Wesley Gee, Director, Sustainability, The Works Design Communications Ltd

Yann Pezzini, Head of Practice, Social Impact Strategy, Credo

Adam Jagelewski, Managing Partner, TwinRiver Capital Group

Aisha Bukhari, Vice President, Women in Renewable Energy

Alexandra Baillie, President, Good & Well

Anne-Marie Saulnier, Executive Director, ECPAR

Audrey M Mascarenhas, President and CEO, Questor Technology Inc.

Beatrice Olivastri, Chief Executive Officer, Friends of the Earth Canada

Bradley Pilgrim, CEO, Parity Inc

Bruce Taylor, President, Enviro-Stewards Inc.

Carol Anne Hilton, CEO, Indigenomics Institute

Carrie Sabin, VP, Corporate Sustainability, Stantec

Cedric B. Robert, Founder and Executive Officer, Clearsum

Chantal Thieblin Goffoz, Membre du comité de gestion, Groupe d'intérêt investissement Impact Anges Québec

Charles Duchesne, CEO, COESIO

Chris Henderson, President, Lumos Energy & Indigenous Clean Energy

Claudia Vemo, Director, Catastrophic Risk and Climate Policy, Insurance Bureau of Canada

Craig Ryan, Director, Purpose Entrepreneurship & ESG, BDC

David LePage, Managing Partner, Buy Social Canada

David Roy, Communication Director, Metrio

Don Huff, President, ECO Strategy

Eden Yesh, Chair, President, British Columbia Community Impact Investment Coalition, Columbia Institute for Renewable Energy Society

Elizabeth Castrillon Jimenez, Director Advisory Services, Social Impact, impakt

Eric Wan, Director, GlobeScan

Erica Coulombe, Vice President, Millani

Francisca Quinn, President and CEO, Quinn & Partners Inc.

Geneviève Morin, Présidente-directrice générale, Fondaction

Guy Gervais, Leader Groupe d'intéret investissement d'impact, Groupe d'intérêt investissement d'impact - Anges Québec

Hanbing Zhang, VP of Marketing, Canadian Solar

Isabelle Charron, Présidente-directrice générale, Groupe AGÉCO

Jane Abernethy, Chief Sustainability Officer, Humanscale

Jean-Philippe Shoiry, Chief of Strategy, Partner, Republik

Jeffrey Cyr, Managing Partner, Raven Indigenous Capital Partners

Jennifer Lonergan, Founder & CEO, Artistri Sud

Jill Baker, Senior ESIA Specialist, Golder Associates

Joanna Buczkowska-McCumber, Executive Director, League of Innovators

Jonathan Fowlie, Vice President, Government Relations, Public Affairs and Community Investment, Vancity Credit Union

Julia Langer, CEO, The Atmospheric Fund

Julie Ranger, Head of Marketing and Communications, BNP Paribas

Karen Lockridge, Director, ESG Investing, Canada Post Corporation Pension Plan

Kate Ruff, Executive Director; Assistant Professor, Common Approach to Impact Measurement & The Sprott School of Business

Laura Zizzo, CEO, Mantle314 Inc.

Livia Arrigoni, Director, Sustainability and Climate Change, PwC

Lori Nikkel, CEO, Second Harvest

Marc-André Mailhot, Président fondateur, Maillon Vert

Melissa Jacobs, Senior Director, Sustainability, First Capital REIT

Michael van Aanhout, Chairman, Stratos Inc.

Mike Andrade, CEO, Morgan Solar

Mike Rowlands, President and CEO, Junxion Strategy

Monica Da Ponte, Principal, Shift & Build

Natalia Arjomand, Director, SecondMuse Capital

Nico Ahn, Group Lead, ESG Disclosures and Reporting, Allianz SE

Norm Tasevski, Co-Founder + CEO, Ourboro Inc.

Olivier Gamache, Président du conseil, Groupe Investissement Responsable inc.

Paul Allard, CEO, impak Finance, l'agence de notation d'impact indépendante

Peggy Van de Plassche, Managing Partner, Roar Growth

Philippe Dunsky, President, Dunsky Energy

Richard Tuck, CEO, Wakopa Financial

Sherazad Adib, Directrice principale, Catalyst Inc.

Stephanie Emond, Chief Impact Officer / Vice-présidente impact et opérations, FinDev Canada

Steven Pacifico, Director, Sustainability and Innovation, Corporate Sustainability Professional for 20+ Years

Susan Uthayakumar, Managing Director, Sustainability Business Division, Schneider Electric

Tim Penketh, Founder & CEO, The Future Economy

Tony Pringle, Principal and Co-Founder, Quinn & Partners

Velma McColl, Principal, Earnscliffe Strategy Group

Vincent Guimont-Hébert, Président - Fondateur, Brundtland Minds

William Sisson, Executive Director, WBCSD North America, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Yuho Okada, President, Barkley Project Group

Zabala, Irina Scarlete, CEO,


If you desire to sign as an executive leader, please fill this form.

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Students and Alumni

We are gathering nationwide support for this initiative. Take a look at some of the youth signatories below. This list is updated regularly to reflect the names of the most recent signatories. The full list includes more than 1000 names and counting.

Name: Bob Mitchell

University: University of Calgary

Program: MBA in Finance

Name: Elizabeth Castrillon

University: York University

Program: MBA

Name: Logan Aitken

University: University of British Columbia

Program: Finance

Name: Marylie Lindsay-Talboy

University: University du Québec en Outaouais

Program: Accounting

Name: Alix Karsh-LeClaire

University: Queen's University

Program: Commerce

Name: Quan Nguyen

University: McGill University

Program: Finance

Name: Janessa Grossett

University: Trent University

Program: Business Administration & Environmental and Resource Studies

Name: Jim Fonger

University: York University

Program: Economics

Name: Natalie Irwin

University: Carleton University

Program: Sustainable Energy Policy

Name: Sandy Nadugala

University: University of Ottawa

Program: Human Resources

Name: Marco Maitland

University: University of Manitoba

Program: Accounting

Name: Simran Sandhu

University: Brock University

Program: Business Administration

Name: Victoria Tomasiak

University: University of Guelph

Program: Marketing Management

Name: Steven Sharpe

University: University of Regina

Program: Accounting

Name: Gareth Gransaull

University: Western University

Program: Honors Business Administration

Name: Marie-Christine Gagnon

University: Université de Sherbrooke

Program: Environnement

Name: Alicia Zaatar

University: HEC Montreal

Program: Accounting

Name: Haranjan Singh

University: University of Alberta

Program: Business

Name: Alexandre Hamelin

University: Université Laval

Program: MBA

Name: Brenda Plant

University: HEC Montreal

Program: International Business

Name: Shikhank Sharma

University: Simon Fraser University

Program: Finance/Sustainability

Name: Lana Bober

University: Concordia University

Program: Marketing

Name: Gabriela Rodriguez

University: Thompson Rivers University

Program: Marketing

Name: Dominique Boudreault

University: UQAM

Program: Finance

Name: James Mason

University: University of Victoria

Program: Sustainable Innovation

Name: Ifeanyi Eziuloh

University: University of Winnipeg

Program: Business Administration

Name: Geordie Hancock

University: Ryerson University

Program: Business Management, Law and Business

Name: Sarah Gaeta

University: Wilfrid Laurier

Program: Marketing

Name: Samantha Linton

University: University of Waterloo

Program: Sustainability Management

Name: Farzana Mussa

University: University of Toronto

Program: Consulting

This list is updated regularly to reflect the names of the most recent signatories.

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