Monthly Archives: April 2013

Where to Next? SWR Embarks on Strategic Planning

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“We’re undertaking a strategic planning process.” How many of you just groaned or rolled your eyes? Have you ever been involved in a “strategic planning” process that was lacking in real purpose, or seemed to be about chasing funding, or about nothing more than saying it’s done? If you’ve ever had anything to do with Sustainable Waterloo […]

58 Waterloo Region organizations commit to reduce GHG emissions by 45,000 tonnes

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Hundreds of sustainability leaders gather for Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 4th Annual Evening of Recognition to celebrate progress made in 2012 (Waterloo Region, ON) April 17, 2013 – Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 2012 Report reveals that members of its flagship program, the Regional Carbon Initiative (RCI), are making a strong, positive impact in reducing the region’s greenhouse […]

Laurier’s BRAC West building certified LEED® Silver

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BRANTFORD – The Laurier Brantford Research and Academic Centre (BRAC) West building on Dalhousie Street has been awarded LEED® Silver certification by the Canada Green Building Council. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) is a third-party certification program and an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. […]