We provide businesses with training, software, supportRegister
and certification to profitably reduce carbon emissions.
We have helped more than 800 businesses andWatch Video
organizations track and reduce their carbon footprint.
Our data drives business engagement on economicRequest info
development and emission reduction goals.
Vancity invests in its business members toRead more
become Climate Smart certified.
Climate Smart certified since 2013, Pacific Blue CrossRead more
has cut carbon emissions by 10%.
Cut costs. Cut carbon.
We help businesses measure and reduce their carbon footprint while cutting costs. We'll show you how to calculate your emissions and strengthen your business.
GHG Reductions against 2011 baseline:
- 12% emissions reduction per 1000 MT of product handled
- 20% decrease in electricity emissions
Low Emission Solutions:
- Electric welders for on-site contract reduce GHG impact by 90%
- Purchased EV yard truck & installed EV charging station
Climate Smart Update: Bright Spots and Building Back Better
Over the past few weeks, we have gathered feedback from businesses and offered support where we can. At times we’ve found the news heartbreaking, but we’ve also been uplifted by the stories of businesses leading their communities towards better days ahead.
Climate Smart’s practical, solutions-based program is now available through a well-designed live online offering
All across Canada businesses continue to lead on climate action and are finding innovative ways to build towards the future we all aspire to.
With a newly designed live online training option, Climate Smart is able to help businesses continue their important work on climate and support the transition to a cleaner and more resilient low carbon future.
As a small business with limited time, having the Climate Smart system at our fingertips makes it much easier to integrate our [sustainability] efforts into our day-to-day business.Shelley Penner Director of Practice
Penner & Associates
Calculating our carbon footprint forced us to look at ways of streamlining our operation and to monitor what effect these changes will have on our bottom line in the future.Sandra Oldfield Head of Operations, Winemaker
Tinhorn Creek Winery
Last year, we invested in a new energy efficient kiln which saved us $1,500 in power and cut our carbon emissions by 17 percent.Steve Roscoe Owner, Woodland Flooring
Being able to tap into the Climate Smart network helped me bridge the gap between my company’s social consciousness and our social action.Dale Dubberley Owner, Thai Away
Climate Smart was an eye-opener for our new Fleet and Operations Manager. [...] This is a valuable course for co-ops and other positive change-minded organizationsTanya PazClient Relations and Development Director
The Car Co-op and The Company Car
We are excited to embark on projects that will streamline our business operations and enhance our guest experience in the park.Kimberley Mulla Human Resources Manager
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Net operating costs are down, our board of directors is supportive, as are our members, and we recently received a national social change award for this project.Scott Jackson Communications Director
Co-operative Housing Federation of BC
The Climate Smart program was well worth the time commitment, even as a growing, understaffed startup. I know it will benefit us for years to come.Doug Burgoyne Co-founder
The software was extremely straightforward to use when inputting carbon related data, allowing me to easily organize and communicate my results to coworkers and Climate Smart staff.Jesse Galicz Planning Assistant
SFU Community Trust
The quality of the workshops and the delivery are excellent and the enthusiasm of the participating businesses is truly inspiring.Amanda Pitre-HayesDirector, Sustainability Group
City of Vancouver