Owners, Managers, Tenants — Taking Action on Climate Change

A friendly competition between York Region buildings


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Free ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Webinar Series This Fall

CIET has announced a series of three free webinars happening this fall to help participants learn how to get the most out of the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager software, a management tool designed to measure and assess the energy performance of commercial and institutional buildings.

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Countdown to the 2021 CREST Awards Event Begins!

The Commercial Real Estate Sustainability Trailblazer's (CREST) Award, organized by BOMA Toronto, a leading Commercial Real Estate Industry Association, will be held on September 16th, 2021.This year, BOMA Toronto partnered with Windfall Centre's ClimateWise Building Challenge to expand its reach to participants in the York Region.

2021 CREST Awards

Over 75 buildings join the ClimateWise Challenge

York Region buildings taking action on climate change

York Region municipalities and businesses have heard the call to action to participate in the ClimateWise Challenge. We are excited to welcome 60 municipal buildings and 15 commercial buildings into the free, friendly award and recognition competition.

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ClimateWise Building Challenge Teams-up with BOMA Toronto

Participants in the ClimateWise Building Challenge can now opt into BOMA Toronto's race2reduce building challenge with a single submission, allowing them to compete for recognition both regionally via the ClimateWise Challenge and provincially via the coveted race2reduce Commercial Real Estate Trailblazers (CREST) Awards.

Read the ClimateWise/BOMA announcement

Registration for the ClimateWise Challenge is now open

Join the energy-saving challenge today

Registration for the 2021 ClimateWise Challenge is now open! If you are a building owner, manager, or tenant, you can take part in this exciting opportunity to take action on climate change while reducing costs and increasing asset value. Register one or more of your buildings today.

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Beyond the challenge...

  • Are you looking for more help beyond what the challenge provides?
  • Are you wanting to take a deeper dive into sustainability?
  • Are you ready to stand-up and show how your business is at the forefront of taking climate action?

If you answered yes to any of the above, then it's time to join the network of leading York Region business and organizations...

Leading the way in sustainability...

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  • One-on-one coaching and support
  • Premium resources and tools
  • Learning and networking workshops and webinars
  • Access a network of industry leaders and proven solutions

Climate Wise Business Network provides customized services and tools to help members, every step of the way, to realize the economic benefits of sustainability

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Then Federal Finance Minister, Bill Morneau sits down with ClimateWise members to discuss policy

Join ClimateWise Business Network and take your seat at the forefront of climate action in York Region

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ClimateWise Business Network is one of 6 Green Economy Hubs across Ontario representing over 300 participating businesses and organizations.

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Support local business taking climate action in York Region:

Toromont Cat
Rouge River Farms
York Region Food Network
Man Brothers
The Regional Municipality of York
City of Vaughan
Markham Fair
Hope House Community Hospice
Faith & the Common Good
Brain Power
Reesor's Good Food
Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
City of Markham
407 ETR
Town of Newmarket
Riverside Natural Foods
Royal Envelope
Toronto Waldorf School
Tree Frog
Holy Trinity Thornhill
Irvine Generations
Alectra Utilites
Ontaio Trillium Foundation Natural Resources Canada BOMA Toronto