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Jane McDonald is IISD's Managing Director and Vice-Chair of the IISD Experimental Lakes Area Board. Jane works to advance research aimed at protecting the health of fresh water around the world and exploring the impacts (and mitigating the effects of) climate change.
Jane has over 15 years of Canadian and international experience working on environmental issues in both the public and private sectors.
Her previous work includes advising companies on environmental risk at investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald and representing Canada in international climate negotiations. She most recently served as Policy Director for Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change in Ottawa.
- How NGOs Can Survive in the Age of DistrustFor the fourth year in a row, Transparify has given IISD its highest rating for financial disclosure of donors.
- Let's talk, not bicker, about Canada's energy futureA clean energy transition requires Canadians to find consensus and act.
- Federal government announces next steps for establishing carbon pricing across Canada: ReactionJane McDonald, Managing Director at the International Institute for Sustainable Development, responds to the federal government announcing its next steps for establishing carbon pricing across Canada.
- Manitoba's Carbon Pricing Plan: What it gets right, and where we go from hereThe Government of Manitoba has just announced A Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan. Jane McDonald breaks down the plan piece by piece to look at the pledges made and explore where the province needs to go from here.