CEO, Natural Products Canada
Sue Coueslan, Vice-President, Strategy and Partnerships, Natural Products Canada
The path to net zero is paved with Canadian companies relying on nature’s power to develop eco-friendly solutions. Natural Products Canada (NPC) supports these bio-based innovations through its comprehensive system of advice, strategic connections, and financial support.
NPC has invested in dozens of Canadian companies that represent eco-friendly solutions in a range of industries. Companies to watch out for include:
BioForm Solutions is addressing the plastics crisis with a unique technology that uses3D printing and renewable, plant-derived materials to create compostable bioplastics for containers, food packaging, and agricultural plastics.
Entosystem has developed an innovative insect-rearing process that creates a healthy source of animal feed and soil enhancers while upcycling food waste and reducing GHGs.
Performance BioFilaments uses a sustainable biomaterial derived from bi-products of the pulp and paper industry to improve the structural performance of concrete and mortar while reducing CO2 emissions.
Zila Works has created a bio-plastic from hemp to help snowboard manufacturers and others lower their carbon footprint.
The challenges to the health of our planet grow more acute every day,” says Shelley King, CEO of Natural Products Canada. “These innovations supported by NPC’s advice, connections, and programs represent a powerful plan to get Canadian, planet-friendly solutions into action quickly and efficiently.”
These innovations supported by NPC’s advice, connections, and programs represent a powerful plan to get Canadian, planet-friendly solutions into action quickly and efficiently.