Business

 
ENERGY

Energy efficiency in buildings (Natural Resources Canada)

“Our efforts and expertise contribute to the development and implementation of technologies and programs that lower barriers to adopting more energy efficient practices in the buildings sector and move the sector toward greater adoption of higher performing and net-zero energy buildings.”

Energy Savings for Business (Hydro One)

Saving energy and controlling costs are easy with incentives, tools, and expert support.

Saving Energy for Business (Ministry of Energy)

Smart business means keeping your costs low, and that includes saving on energy. Unsustainable practices and inadequate equipment maintenance can cost hundreds of dollars in lost revenue each year while unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions hurt the environment.

Carbon Footprint Calculator for Canadian SMEs

Managing your organization’s greenhouse gas emissions, also known as your carbon footprint, offers tremendous opportunities to reduce operating costs, manage risks, and strengthen stakeholder relations.

Working 9 to 5 on Climate Change: An Office Guide

Based on experiences gained implementing WRI’s CO2 reduction commitment, this guide helps other office-based organizations understand climate change and the practical steps they can take to measure and reduce their CO2 emissions.

Hot Climate, Cool Commerce: A Service Sector Guide

A guide on managing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that details the various steps necessary to manage, track, and reduce GHG emissions.

Canada Green Building Council

Our mission guides our work: Lead and accelerate the transformation to high-performing, healthy green buildings, homes and communities throughout Canada.

Tools of Change – Planning Guide

Planning – arguably the most important stage of any program – is often neglected in the rush of day-to-day demands. Therefore, we’ve designed this guide to help you plan. The process has been broken down into seven sections, each with step-by-step instructions, plenty of examples, and space for you to plan your own program.

Green Energy Futures

Sharing the stories of green energy pioneers who are doing incredible things just below the radar of the conventional media. Individually these people are doing interesting projects, together they are leading us all to more sustainable energy future.

Green Event Planning Resources

Organizations sponsoring conferences, meetings, and other events often strive to reduce the environmental impacts of those events. Presented here are links to a wide range of resources to help accomplish that goal.
 
 
RESILIENCE

Corporate Knights Magazine

Corporate Knights (CK) is a media, research and financial products company focused on quantifying and animating clean capitalism drivers for decision makers.

Economic Resilience

Points the way toward the corners where the “shovels” and “pickaxes” are stashed, for those who are eager to get down to work.

greenTbiz – Thinking green / Saving green

GreenTbiz’s mission is to engage and empower Toronto’s small and medium-sized enterprises and Business Improvement Areas to take a hands-on approach to improving the sustainability of their urban environments and increasing their profitability. We believe that no business is too small to make a difference.

Institute for Local Self-reliance

ILSR works with citizens, activists, policymakers and entrepreneurs to design systems, policies and enterprises that meet local or regional needs; to maximize human, material, natural and financial resources; and to ensure that the benefits of these systems and resources accrue to all local citizens.

Last updated: 2017-08-22