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Borealis is Named our 2021 TD Subsidy Recipient

Borealis Grille & Bar is not only a restaurant that serves locally crafted, natural foods and beverages, it is a leader for sustainability in the local community. As part of The Neighbourhood Group of Companies (NGC), Borealis, like all of their restaurants, is founded on core values that prioritize sustainability, with the goal of reducing […]

Manufacturing Process Automation = Sustainability

In Manufacturing Process Optimization = Sustainability

The business case for sustainability is not always a simple thing to articulate, but in this article featuring one of the amazing SWR network members, Enviro-Stewards, it is clear that but taking a holistic and step wise approach, the manufacturing sector can reap the benefits of taking action to reduce their carbon footprint.  This article […]

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Go Green – It’s Good For Business

Throughout our 12 years of supporting organizations to become more financially and environmentally sustainable, we have seen numerous examples of how this work manifests as a strong return on investment for the companies we work with.  Over the years you may have heard me talk about the main ways that businesses benefit from being environmentally […]

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Sustainable Spring Cleaning

CULTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY BLOG SERIES Spring can have a way of refueling us after a long winter, and this year it brings even more hope than years past. It can also be when we look around and decide it’s time to pick up all the nerf darts that have accumulated on every surface and in […]

Regional Sustainability Initiative

Setting a Waste Target with the Regional Sustainability Initiative

The Regional Sustainability Initiative works with companies across Waterloo Region to empower them to meet their sustainability goals. We collaborate with organizations like yours to set voluntary targets to reduce your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, waste and water impacts, as well as increase your waste diversion. Every organization’s sustainability journey is unique. Our milestones provide […]

Regional Sustainability Initiative

Setting a Water Target with the Regional Sustainability Initiative

The Regional Sustainability Initiative works with companies across Waterloo Region to empower them to meet their sustainability goals. We collaborate with organizations like yours to set voluntary targets to reduce your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, waste and water impacts as well as increase your waste diversion.  Every organization’s sustainability journey is unique. Our milestones provide […]

Regional Sustainability Initiative

Setting a GHG Target with the Regional Sustainability Initiative

The Regional Sustainability Initiative works with companies across Waterloo Region to empower them to meet their sustainability goals. We collaborate with organizations like yours to set voluntary reduction targets in greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), water, and waste diversion.  Every organization’s sustainability journey is unique. Our milestones provide a customized approach for organizations of varying sizes […]

Press Release: Cambridge Named ‘Tree City of the World’

Cambridge, Ontario. (March 1st, 2021) – The City of Cambridge has beenrecognized as a Tree City of the World by Tree Canada, The Arbor DayFoundation, and the United Nations for its continued management of thecity’s urban forest. Tree Cities of the World is a program founded by The Arbor DayFoundation and the Food and Agriculture […]

The Network in Action – A Big High 5

This community and this network are incredible! Today we are so happy to see the work our partner The Cora Group is doing to scale our shared vision and make the partnered efforts and insights that made the evolv1 building a reality. Today the Cora Group announces that they are installing another solar panel carport […]

IBM's 16:1 Advantage

IBM’s 16:1 Advantage by Going Green

I had the privilege of attending the Davos Energy Summit a couple of weeks ago and heard all kinds of global perspectives on the future of energy and the use of energy by countries, communities, and individual businesses.  One of the panel discussions I attended featured an amazing speaker from IBM, Edan Dionne. Edan is […]

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