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Recap: Celebrating Sustainability 2019
Recap: Celebrating Sustainability 2019
Waterloo region is home to so many incredible organizations, innovations,and solutions that are leading toward our stronger, more prosperousfuture. Please join us in celebrating all of them and thanking them for thework they are doing, creating cult ...
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In Manufacturing Process Optimization = 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 manufactur ...
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Go Green – It’s Good For Business
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 ...
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Sustainable Spring Cleaning
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 tha ...
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Setting a Waste Target with the 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) emission ...
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Setting a Water Target with the 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) emission ...
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Setting a GHG Target with the 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) ...
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Press Release: Cambridge Named ‘Tree City of the World’
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 o ...
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The Network in Action – A Big High 5
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 C ...
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Community Update: May 2014

Welcome to the May edition of the Community Update. April was a really big month for Sustainable Waterloo Region, with the Evening of Recognition and the release of our Year End Report on April 24. This community update will tell you more about our existing programs, the new programs we are working on (thanks to […]

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Community Update: April 2014

Welcome to the April edition of the Community Update. What a month it has been here at Sustainable Waterloo Region. We are thrilled to announce that Canadian General-Tower is our latest member of the Regional Carbon Initiative! Warmest welcome to you!  We are also so honoured to be able to share that we have been […]

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Community Update: March 2014

Welcome to the March edition of the Community Update.  It has been an exciting month here at Sustainable Waterloo Region.  We are seeing so many wonderful successes in our network and developments for the future of the organization. This past month we have welcomed new member Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro to the Regional Carbon Initiative.  This newsletter […]

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Community Update: February 2014

February is upon us and with the grip of the winter comes the exhilaration of so many things happening here at Sustainable Waterloo Region. The big news from January was the launch of Sustainability CoLab, the network created to share the Regional Carbon Initiative model, initially with communities across Ontario. For those businesses that manage […]

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Community Update: January 2014

I hope you had a restful and rejuvenating time with family and friends over the holiday season! This month I’m glad to announce not only three new Regional Carbon Initiative members, but also a newly converted Silver Pledging Partner: WalterFedy has set a 40% carbon reduction target, after having been a member of the RCI […]

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Community Update: December 2013

What a month! While we had three Regional Carbon Initiative members set targets to reduce their carbon impact – including the City of Waterloo – I’m also thrilled to share Sustainable Waterloo Region’s renewed mission, vision and strategic direction, as well as a 2-minute video that describes our work more clearly than ever.  Meanwhile, over […]

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Community Update – November 2013

This month, we are glad to welcome the YMCAs of Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo and MW Canada Ltd. as our newest Regional Carbon Initiative Members.  We’re also thrilled to announce that the Region of Waterloo, and RCI member since 2010, has increased their corporate sustainability target and become a Bronze Pledging Partner.[Continue reading]

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Community Update: October 2013

This month we are glad to share that Conestoga Mall is our most recent Regional Carbon Initiative member to have set a target to reduce their carbon footprint over the next ten years: they have set a 20% absolute reduction goal, making them a Bronze Pledging Partner… Read more here

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Community Update: September 2013

This month we are gearing up for an exciting fall!  Registration is open for our first technical workshop of the 2013 – 2014 RCI season, where you can learn about the local resources available to help organizations work towards sustainability over the coming year… Read more here

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Community Update: August 2013

Good morning from the SWR Team, Thanks for your interest in monthly updates from Sustainable Waterloo Region.   This month we’re thrilled to announce four new Regional Carbon Initiative members, including Challenger Motor Freight and the Township of North Dumfries.  They join a growing network of organizations working towards setting a target to reduce their carbon impact […]

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