Conversations for Responsible Economic Development (CRED) is a not-for-profit business research and advocacy organization based in Vancouver, B.C. We are an association of academics, professionals and BC business leaders interested in a fact-based conversation around energy development and opportunities for long-term prosperity on BC’s West Coast.
CRED is fiercely pro-business and pro-economic development. Our focus is on sharing facts and original research – backed up by reliable data – on BC economic issues, speaking to the need to protect our regional economy from threats, and promoting and advocating for economic sectors that leverage BC’s creativity, innovation and natural beauty.
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A recent UBC study, conducted for the City of Vancouver, found that a large oil spill in Burrard Inlet could result in … Learn more