Bavarian Window Works joins the Regional Sustainability Initiative
August 4, 2021 | Danielle Avila
[Waterloo, July 28th 2021] Bavarian Window Works is Sustainable Waterloo Region’s newest member of the Regional Sustainability Initiative, joining as an Observing Organization! As a member, they become connected to an extensive member network of like-minded organizations to share and learn best practices. Members in our network have invested in better understanding the impacts of their operations on environmental sustainability. Members utilize program resources to build a culture of sustainability among employees, and to engage employees as sustainability advocates while also adapting policy and reducing impact through realistic sustainability targets.
“We welcome Bavarian Window Works to our Regional Sustainability Initiative and look forward to collaborating with them on their sustainability journey,” says Tova Davidson, Executive Director of Sustainable Waterloo Region. “We are so happy to have another organization from our local building sector that is committed to their own sustainability and to bringing products and services to the community to help others on this journey as well. The collective efforts of our members like Bavarian Window Works enable us to build a stronger and more resilient Waterloo Region.”
Bavarian Windows is located in Kitchener and is a retail distributor of high-quality windows and doors. The award-winning prairie landscaping around their Kitchener showroom was designed by Jeff Thompson, an ecologist and Kitchener local. His urban landscape includes native species to enrich the soil, attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, and deters weeds. This landscaping decision is part of how Bavarian Windows chooses to support their local community and the environment.
“We have been a part of promoting and providing residential green initiative from our inception. I felt it was time to look inward to see first off what we can do to change our approach to a sustainable company, then how we can provide change to the industry as a whole. Our lofty goals are what excites the Bavarian Green Team” – Morgan Reay, CEO Bavarian Group of Companies
In the first few weeks since joining the program, Bavarian Window Works assembled their first-ever voluntary committee focused on sustainability called the ‘Bavarian Green Team’ and has already conducted their kickoff meeting. Their first priority will be to establish sustainability goals which will evolve over the course of their membership and help guide their sustainability initiatives going forward.
We are thrilled to have such a vital community organization join the other 87 organizations working towards more sustainable operations in Waterloo Region, and we can’t wait to see what their first year of membership brings.
Bavarian Window Works Media Relations Contact:
CEO, Bavarian Group of Companies
About Sustainable Waterloo Region and the Regional Sustainability Initiative
Sustainable Waterloo Region is a social enterprise non-profit that helps the local business community, and Waterloo Region as a whole, become more environmentally and economically sustainable, and therefore stronger.
Our Regional Sustainability Initiative program facilitates setting voluntary reduction targets in greenhouse gas emissions, water, and waste diversion and provides a customized approach to inspire action and support transformation in organizations of varying size and industry.
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