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 […]

Go Green – It’s Good For Business

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HIP Developments joins the Regional Sustainability Initiative

Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) is pleased to announce that HIP Developments has joined the Regional Sustainability Initiative as an Observing Organization! Through this membership they gain access to an extensive member network to learn best practices to create a culture of sustainability that will engage employees as advocates, as they look to set ambitious and […]