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Environmental Goods and Services Model


Analyzing the impact of the environmental sector in the Canadian economy

This report analyzes data from UK-company kMatrix and presents major findings on market size and employment. It also looks at the contribution of each ECO Canada sub-sector to Canada’s GDP.

You will learn about:

  • The Canadian environmental goods and services sector. In 2015, an estimated 44,800 companies were in this sector with sales of over US$132 billion.
  • The Energy sector. Much of Canada’s environmental goods and services comprise companies operating in the renewable energy sector, which had sales of $59.8 billion in 2015.
  • Employment. The energy sector is also the highest employer with 640,000 employees in renewables and efficiency sectors.