Climate Smart, Sustainability CoLab, The Natural Step and QUEST are the four groups that make up The Low Carbon Partnership. Read more
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It won’t exactly be a sleepy summer for many of Canada’s bureaucrats and policy makers, as federal and provincial officials roll up their sleeves to hammer out the nation’s first national climate change strategy.
Since 2007, Climate Smart has been enabling businesses to reduce their carbon emissions, strengthen their business and build a resilient economy. This infographic shows the collective impact of Climate Smart certified businesses to date.
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
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