Toby Heaps

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Toby Heaps is a co-founder and president of Corporate Knights, a media, research and financial information products company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, focused on promoting sustainability. He has been published in The Globe and Mail , Wall Street Journal , Financial Times and Toronto Star , and is a regular guest speaker on CBC. [1] [2] [3] [4]


Education and career

Heaps holds a B.A. in economics from McGill University and one year in the Belgrade Field Program (LLB in Management Studies) with the London School of Economics and Political Science. [5] He co-founded Corporate Knights along with Paul Fengler in 2002.


Heaps works on developing business strategies that create value across the environmental, social, and economic spectrums. In 2005, he helped develop the first global ranking of the world's 100 most sustainable companies. [6] In 2008, he served as Press Secretary to Ralph Nader. He has also been instrumental in founding Canada's list of the top 50 contributors in clean capitalism. [7]

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  1. Heaps, Toby (February 2, 2015). "Seven guidelines to achieve an effective carbon-pricing scheme". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved August 16, 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Heaps, Toby (December 3, 2008). "We Need a Global Carbon Tax". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved August 16, 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Heaps, Toby (May 31, 2015). "What is your climate change business plan?". Financial Times. Retrieved August 16, 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Heaps, Toby (December 13, 2007). "Blog: The view from Bali". Toronto Star. Retrieved August 16, 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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