Green
Economy Canada

Together, we’re demonstrating a more sustainable economy is possible.

Across 7 communities and with over 250 businesses, we’re shifting expectations and leading a movement.

Green Economy Hubs support and celebrate businesses as they set and achieve sustainability goals. To date, businesses in Green Economy Hubs have collectively reduced 200,000 tonnes of GHGs – the equivalent of taking over 42,000 cars off the road for one year.

The need for climate action is more clear than ever – and businesses can, should, and need to be part of that action if we are to get to the sustainable future we all want to see.

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Case Studies

Kingston

Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation

Replaced all 24-hour fluorescent lighting with LED lights.

TownePlace Suites

Implemented behavioural changes, including energy efficient housekeeping and establishing a Green Team to connect all members of their team and promote a culture of sustainability.

Ottawa

Lightenco

Replaced two of their trucks with electric vehicles.

Sudbury

Trinity United Church

More efficiently programmed heating cycles, added a layer on stained glass windows, and improved door seals with inexpensive consumer solutions.