Case Study

In just one year Pacific Blue Cross reduces emissions by 10%

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The Big Picture

Climate Smart Service
Climate Smart Certification, 2012 — 2020
Finance and Insurance
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Actions Implemented
  • Work hand-in-hand with building managers to drive change
  • remove personal waste bins at each desk 
  • educate staff with carbon footprinting data

Impacts Achieved


reduction in waste-to-landfill


annual cost savings


reduction in paper use

*Since 2012
Pacific Blue Cross worked hand-in-hand with their building managers to implement changes. This cooperation facilitated a reduction in waste-to-landfill of 37.5% at Pacific Blue Cross in just one year, between 2012 and 2013.
Staff Pacific Blue Cross