Businesses

Build a more competitive and resilient business while becoming a leader in Canada’s net-zero transition.

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Our network works with businesses across Canada that are increasingly concerned about climate change and want to be part of the solution. Whether you’re just beginning to take action, or further along, we offer a cost-effective, practical, collaborative, and community-based approach to help you succeed.

Discover the Business Benefits of Climate Action

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Join a national movement of like-minded businesses and discover how sustainability initiatives can:

  • Improve your bottom line
  • Mitigate business risks
  • Recruit and retain employees
  • Strengthen your brand and reputation with customers

Become a Green Economy Leader

All businesses that join our network commit to setting sustainability targets and publicly reporting on their progress each year. We call these businesses Green Economy Leaders because in making this commitment to measure, reduce, and report on their environmental impacts, they are raising the bar for businesses action on sustainability in their communities.

Across Canada, 250 Green Economy Leaders are demonstrating that sustainability and good business go hand-in-hand.

How We Work Together

When you join a local Green Economy Hub, you will be guided through these milestones, which act as your roadmap to sustainability. Click on each milestone to learn more.

Case Studies

Onyx Energy

Onyx has shown that going green can be an asset — a way to bring your team together and to foster commitment and pride in the organization.

City of Kitchener

The City of Kitchener realized GHG reductions and cost savings by installing a coil on a supply air duct.

Walker Emulsions

Walker Emulsions realized natural gas reductions as well as water and cost savings by installing a water softener.

Benefits of Membership

Support & Resources

Tailored 1:1 support and access to best practice resources to help you plan and implement your sustainability initiatives, and engage your staff meaningfully along the way.

Measurement & Reporting

Tools and expertise to measure, track, and annually report your environmental impact and sustainability progress.

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Education & Networking

3-5 events and workshops per year to build your knowledge and skills, and connect with other sustainability leaders.

Funding Updates & Advocacy

News on available funding programs and advocacy for policies and investments to help advance your sustainability work.

Celebration & Recognition

Local and national profile for your sustainability commitments through our annual awards, case studies, reports, social media, and website.

In communities across Canada, businesses are demonstrating that profitability and sustainability go hand-in-hand. Become the newest Green Economy Leader.