Vancouver-based Climate Smart certified businesses awarded Greenest City Leadership Award!
On July 6, 2015, 72 Vancouver-based Climate Smart certified businesses and organizations (see full list below) were awarded the Greenest City Leadership Award (Organization) for their work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, at the second annual City of Vancouver Awards of Excellence. The Climate Smart team was very, very proud to accept the award on their behalf.
“In their first year of measurable results, Climate Smart’s sustainability trailblazers reduced their carbon footprint by a total of 2,900 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions – the equivalent of every car in Vancouver idling for two hours. From reducing paper waste and reprogramming thermostats to right-sizing vehicle fleets and boiler retrofits, this diverse group of businesses and community organizations have moved six of the 10 goals and targets of the Greenest City Action Plan forward.” City of Vancouver website
Hats off to the winners!
Aquatic Informatics Inc.
Atticus Financial Group
AuTec Innovative Extractive Solutions Ltd.
BC Securities Commission
BIG Green Island Transportation
BSI Biodegradable Solutions
Breakfast Club of Canada
Bullfrog Power (Western Canada)
Canadian Direct Insurance
Canreal Management Corporation
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
Dentons Canada LLP
Digitech Renewable Printer Cartridges
DL Safety Consulting Ltd
Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Earnest Ice Cream
Eclipse Awards International Inc.
Eco Service Canada
Ethical Bean Coffee Company
Fairware Promotional Products Ltd.
FreshTAP & Vancouver Urban Winery
Hay & Watson, Chartered Accountants
Hootsuite Media Inc.
Image Group Inc.
Light House Sustainable Building Centre
local practice architecture + design ltd.
Lush Handmade Cosmetics
McRae's Environmental Services
McRae's Power Sweeping Ltd
Metropolitan Fine Printers
Mills Office Productivity
Mogan Daniels Slager LLP
Munch Fresh Foods Inc.
Northwest Hydraulic Consultants
Omega Uniform Systems
Pacific Spirit Investment Management Inc.
PARC Communities Management Ltd
Perkins and Will
Potluck Cafe Society
Saul Good Gift Co. Inc.
Securiguard Services Limited
Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc.
Silverbirch Hotels & Resorts – Marriott Residence Inn Vancouver
Strathcona Business Improvement Association (SBIA)
The Cleaning Solution
The Listel Hotel Vancouver
Treen Safety (Worksafe) Inc.
Uprising Breads Bakery