Harnessing Canada’s Green Resource Potential
Please join us for our next virtual event!
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET– 1:00 p.m. ET
Register for the virtual webcast here.
Canada has a generational opportunity to build our economy and support global action on climate change as a global leader in supplying essential, responsibly-produced resources. Join Don Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck Resources Limited and outgoing Chair of the Business Council of Canada, for a discussion moderated by Bob Masterson, President and CEO of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada, on how governments, companies and people can work together to seize this opportunity, bolster our economy, and contribute to a cleaner, greener future for everyone.
Don Lindsay, President and CEO, Teck Resources Ltd.
Don Lindsay is President and Chief Executive Officer of Teck Resources Limited. He is currently Chair of the Business Council of Canada and a Director of Manulife Financial Corporation. He recently completed a three-year term as Chair of the International Council on Mining and Metals, and was previously Chair of the Board of Governors for Mining and Metals at the World Economic Forum. He also serves on the Board of Directors for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, Alpine Canada, York House School, and is an Honorary Governor of the Royal Ontario Museum. Prior to joining Teck, Mr. Lindsay was President of CIBC World Markets Inc.; led the bank’s Investment and Corporate Banking Division, the Asia Pacific Region; and was founder of CIBC’s Global Mining Group. He is a graduate of Queen’s University (B.Sc., Hons.) and Harvard Business School (MBA).
Bob Masterson, President and CEO, Chemistry Industry Association of Canada
Bob Masterson is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). He is the chief spokesperson and leading advocate for Canada’s chemistry and plastics industry, the country’s third largest manufacturing sector.
In this role, Bob is focused on three priorities: Improving Canada’s investment and regulatory environment to have the chemistry and plastics sector recognized as a leader in (or driver of) the emerging circular and net carbon zero economy; ensuring the activities of the industry are aligned with societal expectations through Responsible Care®, the made in Canada and now global ESG initiative for the industry; and building a diverse, trusted and healthy workplace. while sustaining CIAC as a Great Place to Work Canada® Certified™
To go along with his decades of experience working at the intersection of industry and public policy issues, Bob holds an engineering degree from Queen’s University, and Masters Public Administration from Carleton University and is a Chartered Director through the McMaster DeGroote School of Business.