At Globe 2016, we hosted an impromptu visit with Prime Minister Trudeau, and launched our newest industry brief, New Climate Partnerships, Accelerating Climate Action Through Business Engagement. This Industry Brief shares data-rich stories about how local governments, financial institutions and Read more
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In January 2016 Climate Smart hosted a briefing for our network of businesses. We were delighted to see a full room of 50+ people discussing recent and ongoing developments in climate policy.
Friday November 27, 2015 MEDIA STATEMENT — Today the Province of British Columbia released the recommendations of its Climate Leadership Team. Earlier this year, government created the volunteer team and asked it to recommend policies that would ensure the province Read more
BC Business – Nov 25-15 Later this week, the Province of British Columbia is expected to unveil its much-anticipated Climate Leadership Plan. We don’t know what it includes, but hopes run high that it will outline a slate of ambitious Read more
En Route to Paris: From the Ground Up – How Small Businesses are Cutting Carbon and Growing the Economy
By Elizabeth Sheehan and Michelle Bonner It’s official. Pretty much everyone and her sister is going to Paris. Provincial leaders are already working to upstage one another at the forthcoming COP21 climate summit. Senior executives will be talking up their Read more
Aggressive Tube Bending is a manufacturer in Surrey, BC, employing 50 people between two industrial facilities in the Port Kells area. It offers a wide spectrum of products and services, including pipe, tube, and structural steel forming, custom fabricating and Read more
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. Read more
With the help of Climate Smart, Victoria Women in Need Cooperative has reduced their carbon emissions by an amazing 51% in just 5 years! This includes a whopping 71% reduction in waste emissions. Congratulations WIN, and keep up the great Read more
Looking for ideas on how to communicate your organization’s efforts to go green? Pacific Blue Cross came up with the infographic below as a compelling way to tell their story.
We’ve got a few presents under the tree, thanks to a fantastic 2011: a few milestones at the end of 2011 that we’d love to share!