Data-driven insights for community carbon reduction.Learn More About BEEP
What is a Business Energy & Emissions Profile (BEEP)?
BEEP is an online, interactive data visualization tool. It provides municipalities with insightful, real-time data to help them kickstart local business engagement in carbon footprint reduction initiatives. It’s numbers-based momentum, really, that inspires climate change action in forward-thinking communities.
For cities, provinces, and states that have invested in BEEP already, the results are brag-worthy:
- A cleaner local economy
- Measurable baseline data of business emissions
- Collective community commitment to carbon emissions reduction
- Leadership opportunities to share insights and be role models for community change
Spark climate action in your community
Make a strong business case
Inspire local businesses with reduction strategies proven to result in cost savings.
Cut community carbon emissions
Use data to motivate businesses to measure and reduce carbon emissions.
Create forward momentum
Municipal-level buy-in demonstrates that climate action is a community effort—and you’re here to support all positive momentum, even from hard-to-reach businesses.
Leverage one-of-a-kind data
Gain a data-backed foundation to strategically approach untapped industries and craft programming to match what’s driving sustainability.
Our numbers are impressive.
Yours can be too.
BEEPs completed for communities across North America
North American businesses included in BEEP data
Potential tonnes of CO2 reductions
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Carbon reduction community leaders
These communities are using BEEP to strategically engage businesses and catalyze bold climate action.
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