James Temple

James Temple

Chief Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Officer, PwC Canada

As PwC Canada's Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, James leads PwC’s Trust Agenda, deepening relationships with stakeholders while delivering on the firm's environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda.

James' leadership role includes the market facing components of PwC's $150M 'New world. New skills' strategy, designed to help close the opportunity gap and digitally upskill 1 million Canadians. His team also provides oversight of the firm's sustainability portfolio and the firm’s climate transition plans, ESG reporting and progress towards a commitment to become Net Zero by 2030.

A committed volunteer, James has testified before the Senate of Canada's Special Committee on the Charitable Sector and contributes to leading publications on the role of building trust between business and society. He has sat on the Board of Directors for the Philanthropic Foundations of Canada and the not-for-profit committee of the Corporate Oversight and Governance Board at CPA Canada. 

Talk to James on Twitter about corporate purpose, trust and sustainability goals by following him at @CSRjames.

Contact details

Tel: +1 416 815 5224



  • Corporate Responsibility


  • Ryerson University
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