Media Coverage

A network-building movement is making a no-brainer business case for cutting GHGs

In April 2014, Alternatives Journal profiled Sustainability CoLab in their Sharing 40.2 issue.

For nearly five years, Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) has been convincing companies and organizations around Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge, Ontario, to instigate a cultural shift that would help sew environmental responsibility into the way Canada’s 10th most populated urban area grows and evolves. In early 2013, SWR proudly claimed that one-seventh of Waterloo Region’s workforce was now turning this vision into reality, and that local businesses had already made public commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions equal to taking 10,000 cars off the road. In January 2014 it launched Sustainability CoLab, an offshoot social enterprise that aims to inject the same momentum into other communities.

Read the full article at Alternatives Journal.

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