Monthly Archives: May 2020

Faces of SWR – Amanda Smith

Amanda brought her passion for public policy and writing skills to the ClimateActionWR team at a very ideal time last year; ahead of the Federal Election. As our ‘Policy Researcher’ volunteer, she contacted every candidate within Waterloo Region, asking them tough questions regarding their stances on the climate crisis, and produced a robust blog series […]

Faces of SWR – Armen Poladian

Armen Poladian has been an integral part of Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) since March 2018.  Originally working as our evolvGREEN Communications Coordinator, since February 2019 he has been driving the adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) and installation of charging stations in Waterloo Region as our ChargeWR Coordinator.  Armen brings to SWR his background in Environmental […]

When Life Gives You Limes…

Many Ontarians are still staying home as world starts to gradually lift lockdown measures and commuters return back on the road. However, there’s a growing concern that car traffic will increase as workplaces open up, resulting in even higher greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants. So how can we prevent the automobile from dominating roadways? […]

Faces of SWR – Yvonne Stoll – The Human Connection!

An organization is only as strong as its people. And the people finding those people are therefore extra important. SWR’s amazing HR Manager, Yvonne Stoll helps to make sure we have all the best people for our programs and organization, and that all the measures are in place to support them. Her commitment to SWR […]