Case Studies & Stories

Demonstrating sustainability and profitability go hand-in-hand

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Case Studies and Stories

Explore case studies and stories of businesses demonstrating sustainability and profitability go hand-in-hand.

Greater Sudbury
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York Region
  • Greater Sudbury
    Trinity United Church
    Trinity United is a small community church in Capreol, Ontario, operated as a small non-pro t organization administered and maintained by volunteers and funded by members.
  • Hamilton and Burlington
    Royal Botanical Gardens
    Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is the largest botanical garden in Canada.
  • Greater Sudbury
    Wahnapitae First Nation
    Wahnapitae First Nation is a small Anishinabek community located just north of Greater Sudbury.
  • Ottawa
    Alt Hotel Ottawa
    Alt Hotel Ottawa is a 148 room-hotel in the newly revitalized business district of downtown Ottawa.
  • Greater Sudbury
    Hia Media
    Hia Media is a design, print, sign, web, promotion, and creative solutions firm.
  • York Region
    Treefrog is a web design and development company offering internet marketing services.
  • Greater Sudbury
    Morin Industrial Coatings
    Morin Industrial Coatings is a locally-owned, family-run, and innovative industrial blasting and coatings company.
  • Waterloo Region
    City of Kitchener
    The City of Kitchener is the largest municipality in Waterloo Region. Located in the geographic heart of the region, the city is home to 225,000 people.
  • Greater Sudbury
    The Laughing Buddha & The Townehouse Tavern
    The Laughing Buddha & The Townehouse Tavern are two restaurants that have long been the anchors of Sudbury’s downtown Elgin Street scene.
  • Greater Sudbury
    TownePlace Suites Sudbury by Marriott
    TownePlace Suites Sudbury is an extended stay hotel.
  • York Region
    Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
    The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is a local watershed management organization that is dedicated to conserving, restoring and managing the Lake Simcoe watershed​.
  • Ottawa
    Banfield Agency
    Banfield is a full-service marketing communications agency.
  • Kingston
    Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation
    Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation is a social housing provider that manages of 1,577 rent-geared-to-income, rent-supplemented housing units, senior and adult units.
  • Greater Sudbury
    Project Site 176 Larch Street
    176 Larch Street is a multi-tenant building with businesses working together to reduce their environmental impact, including reThink Green, home of Green Economy North.
  • Hamilton and Burlington
    Walker Emulsions
    Walker Emulsions provides both wax and asphalt emulsions to a variety of industries and municipalities across Canada, the United States and Mexico.
  • Hamilton and Burlington
    Wonderfloat provides relaxation and healing experiences for the mind and body with full spectrum infrared saunas, zero gravity massage chairs, and sensory deprivation flotation pods.
  • Hamilton and Burlington
    REfficient sells refurbished and reclaimed telecom, AV, and building products.
  • York Region
    Alectra Utilities
    Alectra Utilities (formerly PowerStream in York Region) is a residential and commercial electricity distributor.