Green Economy North to Recognize Environmental Leaders

Sudbury business owners and residents are invited to the second annual Green Economy North Evening of Recognition, Thursday April 12th, 2018 at the Holiday Inn. This event will celebrate the people and businesses in the community that have committed to lower their greenhouse gas emissions, and find ways to make less of an impact on the environment. Awards will be presented to select Green Economy North members, and also community-nominated Environmental Champions.

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Sudbury Organizations Partner to Offer Support for WEVCIP

Sudbury- Green Economy North, Greater Sudbury EV Association, FLO, and Brad Davis Constructive Trades Ltd. have partnered to promote The Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program (WEVCIP) in Greater Sudbury.

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Iconic Northern Workshop Strives for Green Christmas

Santa’s workshop received a sustainability overhaul in time for Christmas. With Christmas Eve just around the corner, operations at Santa’s North Pole workshop are in full-swing. In addition to annual toy production goals, Santa is proud to announce that he has made dramatic changes to his workshop to enhance sustainability and reduce his carbon footprint.

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Five Northern Ontario Municipalities Commit to Climate Action

Several Northern Ontario communities are making sustainability a priority, with the help of Green Economy North. Starting this fall, the towns of Blind River, Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands, Gore Bay, Sables-Spanish Rivers and Billings Township will participate in community-based projects that will help them reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Green Economy North to Recognize Sustainable Businesses, Environmental Champions at Evening of Recognition

Sudbury residents are invited to a ‘Green Gala’ to celebrate Earth Day, and local businesses who are making the environment a priority. Business, community and environmental leaders will gather on Thursday April 20th for the first Green Economy North Evening of Recognition. The event, held at College Boreal, will recognize individuals and organizations that have made strides toward sustainable business, including this year’s Environmental Champions.

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Small Business Can Reduce Sudbury’s Carbon Footprint: Report

A newly released study shows Sudbury’s small business community can have a big impact on our community’s carbon footprint. Green Economy North, Sudbury’s sustainability program for business, released the city’s first Business Energy and Emissions Profile at a briefing Tuesday.

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Nominate Sudbury’s Environmental Champion of the Year

Green Economy North is seeking nominations for Environmental Champion of the Year.

This award will recognize individuals in Greater Sudbury that are working to improve their organizations environmental sustainability.  Green Economy North has put the call out to business operators and institutions looking for nominations.

 

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The Sustainability Advantage for Sudbury’s Industrial and Mining Sectors

The Sustainability Advantage for Sudbury’s Industrial and Mining Sectors was held on February 22, 2017 at the TownePlace Suites in Sudbury. This event was presented by Green Economy North, Sudbury’s business sustainability program.  Jody Kuzenko, Director of Refining for Ontario Vale, opened the workshop with comments about Vale’s continuous commitment to lower emissions, and the successful programs that have helped improve Vale’s carbon footprint. 

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Low Carbon Diet a New Year’s Resolution for Sudbury Businesses

Six more businesses have resolved to lower their carbon emissions in 2017.

Green Economy North is a growing network of organizations working to achieve an economic benefit for going green. Program Manager Richard Eberhardt welcomed six members ready to get started in the New Year.

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Wahnapitae First Nation joins growing Green Economy network

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Green Economy North is excited to add Wahnapitae First Nation to its growing membership.

 “We are thrilled to welcome Wahnapitae First Nation the 10th member of our program, and as the first indigenous organization in our Ontario-wide network,” said Richard Eberhardt, Program Manager. “Wahnapitae First Nation has an excellent reputation among local Indigenous organizations for its commitment to sustainable development.”

 

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