Author Archives: Sustainable Waterloo Region

Celebrating Bike Month in June (and July)

People getting ready for a bike ride

Bike Month is a wrap! Six TravelWise members organised a bike event during the months of June and July. The TravelWise team supported these members by making arrangements for a bike safety check, sharing bike information and giving away bike lights and other bike accessories.  We extended bike month into July to accomodate a member who wanted […]

Launch of the DriveZero Program (formerly ChargeWR)

Electric Car

We are excited to announce the launch of DriveZero!  This Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) program and the work it does should sound familiar, as it is the next step for our ChargeWR program. The focus of this program was to increase the uptake and use of electric vehicles and related infrastructure through collaborative initiatives with […]

AirBoss joins the Impact Network

[July 14, 2022] AirBoss of America Corp. is Sustainable Waterloo Region’s newest member of the Impact Network, joining as an Observing Organization! As a member, they become connected to an extensive 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 […]

Waterloo Brewing Joins the Impact Network

Waterloo Brewing New Member Announcement

Waterloo Brewing is Sustainable Waterloo Region’s newest member of the Impact Network, joining as an Observing Organization!  As a member, Waterloo Brewing will become connected to an extensive 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. […]

Why Roots Marketing is a SWR Sponsor

Green grass

“The greatness of community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” Sustainable Waterloo Region strives to lead the transformation to sustainable systems of energy, mobility and construction to help build a cleaner, more diverse economy and, perhaps most importantly, a more just and equitable community. Compassion for the planet and all […]

EHT Group joins the Impact Network

EHT Group is Sustainable Waterloo Region’s newest member of the Impact Network, joining as an Observing Organization! As a member, they become connected to an extensive 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. They use […]

Tri-Mach Group joins the Impact Network

Tri-Mach Group (TMG) is Sustainable Waterloo Region’s newest member of the Impact Network, joining as an Observing Organization! As a member, they become connected to an extensive 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. They […]

Gowling WLG’s Waterloo Region team puts sustainability first

Member Highlight Gowling WLG

By Aisling Dennett Even as an international law firm with a presence in numerous countries and jurisdictions, Gowling WLG is still deeply rooted in the communities they serve. This is exemplified by their Waterloo Region location, which has been part of the community for over 30 years. As a member of Sustainable Waterloo Region since […]

Township of Woolwich Announces a 20% Corporate Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target by 2027

[Township of Woolwich, December – 2019] The Township of Woolwich has set a 20% greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target by 2027, supported by Sustainable Waterloo Region’s Regional Sustainability Initiative. Setting this 20% target represents a tangible action by Woolwich Township towards reducing GHG emissions from their corporate energy consumption. The municipality will examine not […]