Category Archives: Press Releases

Organizations in Waterloo Region are changing the face of environmental sustainability

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(WATERLOO REGION, ON) April 25, 2014 – Hundreds of sustainability leaders came together in Waterloo Region last night to celebrate the achievements they’re making in improving the environmental sustainability of their organizations at Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 5th Annual Evening of Recognition. Close to 500 people representing local government, business, academia, and not-for-profit joined Sustainable Waterloo […]

Sustainable Waterloo Region recruiting for new Executive Director

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Mike Morrice to lead the launch of a national network based on the Regional Carbon Initiative model (Waterloo Region, ON) May 30, 2013 – Sustainable Waterloo Region has announced that Mike Morrice will be transitioning out of his role as Executive Director in Fall 2013 in order to lead the launch of a national network […]

58 Waterloo Region organizations commit to reduce GHG emissions by 45,000 tonnes

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Hundreds of sustainability leaders gather for Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 4th Annual Evening of Recognition to celebrate progress made in 2012 (Waterloo Region, ON) April 17, 2013 – Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 2012 Report reveals that members of its flagship program, the Regional Carbon Initiative (RCI), are making a strong, positive impact in reducing the region’s greenhouse […]

Number of local organizations working to reduce carbon emissions reaches a new high

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University of Waterloo and Grand River Hospital join Sustainable Waterloo Region’s Regional Carbon Initiative, bringing the number of member organizations to 50 (Waterloo Region, ON) October 2, 2012 –The University of Waterloo and Grand River Hospital have signed on as Observing Organizations in Sustainable Waterloo Region’s Regional Carbon Initiative (RCI), bringing the number of local […]

Local Organizations from Diverse Sectors Demonstrate Sustainability Leadership

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(Waterloo Region, ON) May 17, 2012  – Wilfrid Laurier University, AET Group Inc., Quarry Integrated Communications Inc., and Farm Mutual Reinsurance Plan Inc. (FMRP) are helping Waterloo Region transition towards an environmentally sustainable economy through their greenhouse gas reduction commitments, made as the newest Pledging Partners in Sustainable Waterloo Region’s flagship program, the Regional Carbon Initiative […]

Employees from 41 organizations working to reduce GHG emissions by more than 40,000 tonnes

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(Waterloo Region, ON) April 11, 2012 – Green teams are proving to be the catalyst to creating environmentally sustainable change in organizations across Waterloo Region. Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 2011 Report, being released on Thursday, April 12, reveals that Waterloo Region organizations are making commitments to reduce their GHG emissions, they are focused on strategically achieving their […]

Centre In The Square and THEMUSEUM join Sustainable Waterloo Region’s Regional Carbon Initiative

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(Waterloo Region, ON) February 28, 2012 – The Centre In The Square and THEMUSEUM have taken a significant step in improving their environmental sustainability by joining Sustainable Waterloo Region’s Regional Carbon Initiative. Centre In The Square and THEMUSEUM have joined 40 other Regional Carbon Initiative (RCI) members from a diversity of sectors across Waterloo Region, each […]

Sustainable Waterloo Region and the German Consulate Present The German Leap: Profiling the World’s Leading Green Economy

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Sustainable Waterloo Region, in partnership with the German Consulate, Canada’s Technology Triangle, and WalterFedy, welcome bestselling Canadian author Chris Turner to Waterloo Region, on his speaking tour profiling the latest innovations in German cleantech and sustainable design. For more than a decade, Germany has been the global pacesetter in renewable energy and sustainable industrial development. […]