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Scott McFatridge

Scott McFatridge is a Research Associate at Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI) whose interests spans multiple dimensions of the green economy, with an emphasis on biodiversity, natural capital and ecosystem services, and their links to Canada’s land-use and natural resource sectors. Before joining Smart Prosperity Institute, Scott worked as a consultant for the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, and as a Research Associate for the International Institute for Sustainable Development. He has a Master’s in Public Administration from the School of Policy studies at Queens University.

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October 19, 2017 | Jordann Thirgood, Scott McFatridge, Mercedes Marcano

Ontario is transitioning to a green economy. How can we ensure that decent work will be available?

Economies around the world are in transition as businesses, citizens and governments embrace new ways of generating growth that put less strain on the planet. More
October 11, 2017 | Jordann Thirgood, Scott McFatridge, Mercedes Marcano, Jamie Van Ymeren

Decent Work in the Green Economy

As Ontario and other provinces move toward a greener economy, policymakers should consider the implications of these changes on employment opportunities, and particularly opportunities for decent work. Decent Work in the Green Economy, a new report from the Mowat Centre and Smart Prosperity Institute, explores this challenge. The report identifies where workers might be vulnerable to disruption, and considers where policy intervention may be beneficial. More