Good math makes for great momentum.
Data is an undeniably powerful tool for driving change. We harness it (and let you harness it, too) to accelerate climate action, achieve business goals, and implement strategic climate change initiatives. Our data allows small and medium businesses like yours to accurately measure the impact of your climate-related actions—on the planet and on your bottom line as well.
Climate Smart businesses are making serious climate strides
- Average emissions reduction against baseline
- Total cost savings to date
- Businesses trained
- Projected total invested in GHG reduction projects
Business Energy & Emissions Profiles (BEEPs) are helping communities lead the charge
- BEEPs completed for communities across North America
- North American businesses included in BEEP data
- Potential tonnes of CO2 reductions
If you want to talk about numbers, we never tire of it.Contact Us
BEEP Case Studies
City designs first carbon map of business greenhouse gas emissions
As the climate action manager for the City of Victoria - the commercial hub of the capital region - Allison Ashcroft knew that she needed to engage the business community. As the one person on the city’s sustainability team, she also knew that she needed help. With her background as an accountant, Allison turned to data - and data that would inspire.READ MORE
Business data moves cities towards big carbon emissions goals
To become the greenest city in the world. It’s tough to create an environmental goal much bigger. Yet Vancouver declared that goal in 2011, and has not only been working towards it ever since, it committed in 2015 to getting its energy from 100 percent renewable sources.READ MORE
Green business groups rally local companies and governments around carbon emissions using BEEP data
Brent Kopperson knows firsthand how difficult it is to engage businesses on the topic of sustainability. Before becoming an environmental leader in 1998, he founded and served as an executive with multiple companies, including an entertainment merchandising company that worked with such artists as Madonna, U2 and Bruce Springsteen.READ MORE
Use Climate Smart data to drive your innovation.
Heads up businesses!
Our award-winning Climate Smart training & certification program helps you measure your emissions baseline and produce your own data to power change.Get Certified
Muncipalities, take note!
Our Business Energy & Emissions Profile (BEEP) projects possibilities to help you motivate your local business community to take collective action on climate change.Learn about BEEP
Incomparably rich data sets that power climate action
Our data set is exclusive and robust. It’s the ever-evolving product of over a decade helping small and medium businesses measure and reduce their carbon footprints. We’ve used it to develop some seriously impressive tools (if we do say so ourselves) that support climate action, identify opportunities for carbon cutting and cost savings, and cultivate climate change leaders in businesses of all kinds across North America.
- Reduce carbon emissions and related costs
- Achieve sustainability and carbon reduction goals
- Engage communities, clients, and networks in climate reduction initiatives
- Develop leaders inside business and government who advocate for a low-carbon economy
Low Carbon Economy Fund
Together with the Government of Canada’s Low Carbon Economy Fund, Climate Smart developed a ground-breaking portfolio featuring 5 projects in four participating businesses and 3 industries (transportation, recreation, and real estate). Our aim is to accelerate Canada’s transition to a low carbon future. And we’re doing it.
These key facts and figures still give us goosebumps. The progress makes us proud.Read our Blog Post
- investment, 50%-75% by the businesses themselves
- tonnes CO₂ equivalent reduced over the lifetime of the projects
- 306K+ GJ
- reduction in energy consumed
- jobs created by project implementation
Our numbers tell stories.
And they’re really compelling.
GHG management among Climate Smart certified SMEsREAD THIS BRIEF
A ground-breaking Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) data publication and collaboration.READ THIS BRIEF