CAGBC Manufacturer Kickstarter


DATE: July 11, July 25, August 8 and August 22, 2023
Registration opens May 23rd.

DURATION: 1.5 hour per session (4 sessions)
TIME: Atlantic: 1:30pm – 3pm; Eastern 12:30pm – 2pm; Central 11:30pm – 1pm; Mountain 10:30am – 12pm; Pacific 9:30am – 11am


Event highlights

Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) continue to increase in demand across Canada’s building industry because they support efforts to calculate and reduce embodied carbon. Building product manufacturers who have already invested in product Life Cycle Assessments (LCA), pursued their EPDs and maintained them, are meeting market demands and experiencing better business outcomes. 

The CAGBC Manufacturer Kickstarter is a four-part manufacturer specific series for organizations who have not yet pursued product life cycle assessments and related market-facing transparency documentation. Participants will engage in peer discussions while learning from a host of industry experts on the business case, the process, and the tools to get environmental product data in the hands of those who are searching for it.  

Join us for this four-part series starting July 11, 2023

Day 1 July 11, 2023 – 12:30 – 2:00pm EST: The Business Case for Product Transparency
Day 2 July 25, 2023 - 12:30 – 2:00pm EST: The Process 
Day 3 August 8, 2023 – 12:30 – 2:00pm EST: Industry Tools
Day 4 August 22, 2023 – 12:30 – 2:00pm EST: Committing to LCA and Next Steps


Annie Bevan, SMS Collaborative, mindful Materials, Superior Essex

Ryley Picken, Centre for Greening Government, Treasury Board Secretariat

James Salazar, WAP Sustainability

Anna Lasso, SmartEPD

Phil Northcott, C-Change Labs (EC3)

Laurel Christensen, mindful Materials

Travis Dahl, One Click LCA












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7/11/2023 - 8/22/2023
​Please Note:​ You must have a CaGBC account and be signed in to register for this course.