Vancity, The Capital Regional District, the City of Victoria, and the District of Saanich invite you to join a group of local businesses that are cutting costs by cutting carbon.
This program is generously sponsored by:
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Climate Smart helps local businesses reduce their carbon footprint while cutting costs. Through three half-day training sessions, our web-based software application, and one-on-one advising, you’ll develop strategies to save on energy costs, improve operational efficiencies and engage employees. Learn more about what we do.
Climate Smart trains key staff and provides businesses with the support to become more competitive in an era of carbon regulation and volatile energy prices. In a collaborative learning environment, your staff will draw on the experience of other businesses and apply tools to measure and profitably reduce your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Learn more about how it works.
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Program Outline & Benefits
Climate Smart is a comprehensive professional development and training program that includes the following:
- A series of three interactive half-day training sessions
- Access to a top-rated, web-based GHG management application
- One-on-one advising
Training Session 1:
We take complex, global standards and make it simple for you to assess your impact.
- Map your operations
- Collect your data
- Calculate your emissions with our online app
Training Session 2:
We help you plan emissions reductions and forecast the benefits.
- Identify your best opportunities for reductions
- Prioritize your strategies
Training Session 3:
We help you communicate your successes and understand how offsets work.
- Build internal buy-in
- Steer clear of “greenwashing”
- Learn about the carbon offset market
|Benefits to your business include:
||Businesses leave the program with:
Dates & Locations
The Climate Smart program includes three half-day training sessions. Staff members (up to two) attend all three sessions within a series.
Contact us for more information on future programs.
Costs and Discounts
for qualifying businesses
To support local businesses, Vancity is offering a limited number of grants to significantly reduce the program fee.
To qualify for the discount, businesses must be a Vancity member.
Contact Info for Further Details
For further information, please contact Climate Smart: