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RBC Climate Action Institute

The RBC Climate Action Institute strives to bring together research insights and industry experts to help clients and communities apply climate solutions

The RBC Climate Action Institute brings together economists, policy analysts and business strategists to help research and advance ideas that can contribute to Canada’s climate progress.

Initially focused on buildings & real estate, agriculture, and energy systems, the Institute has a three-part mandate:

Inform and inspire: Leverage RBC’s thought leadership capabilities to inform policy and inspire action towards a Net Zero future in Canada.

Engage decision makers: Help convene key stakeholders to discuss ideas and develop pragmatic climate solutions.

Facilitate bold action: Work with industry partners to help clients and communities apply climate solutions.

The Institute undertakes work that advance RBC’s climate strategy, the RBC Climate Blueprint, and is focused on providing ideas in areas where it believes it can have a meaningful impact.

For more information about Royal Bank of Canada’s strategy to support its clients in sectors across the economy in an orderly and inclusive transition to Net Zero, and the risks and opportunities it faces, please visit

John Stackhouse

Senior Vice President, Office of the CEO

Myha Truong-Regan

Head of Climate Research

Farhad Panahov


Yadullah Hussain

Managing Editor

Mohamad Yaghi

Lead, Agriculture & Climate Policy

Vivan Sorab

Senior Manager, Clean Technology

Sarah Pendrith

Vice President, Strategy & Operations

Trinh Theresa Do

Director, Strategic Programs

Alanna Whitten

Content Delivery Manager

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