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Reesor's Market joins the movement

ClimateWise is pleased to welcome Reesor's Market Inc. to our network. The Reesor family has been providing fresh and local food for the region since 1804. The organization believes in environmental stewardship shown by their support for local food and sustainable packaging.

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Miele is in


ClimateWise is happy to announce Miele Canada as our newest member. Miele is an international producer of high-end appliances and commercial equipment. For Miele, sustainability is not only entrenched in the values and traditions of the company but is also the foundation for long-term corporate success.

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Toromont Cat joins the network


ClimateWise is pleased to welcome Toromont Cat to our network. Toromont Cat is your Cat dealer in Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, P.E.I., Newfoundland and Labrador and Nunavut. Toromont believes that sound environmental practices are a corporate responsibility and can also yield business and economic advantages.

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Faith & the Common Good partners with ClimateWise

ClimateWise closes out 2017 by creating a partnership with Faith & the Common Good. FCG is an interfaith organization connecting diverse faith congregations to sustainable initiatives. We will work together to assemble green teams, track energy usage and identify opportunities for emissions reductions.

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Treefrog joins the movement

The Newmarket-based organization is a leader in sustainability

ClimateWise welcomes Treefrog as our newest member. Treefrog specializes in digital marketing, including web design and development, mobile app services, social media and graphic design. ClimateWise is excited to work with the frogs at Treefrog!

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Successful launch of the Leaders' Sustainability Forum

Thank you to all attendees!

On November 30, ClimateWise held the first Leaders' Sustainability Forum! In attendance were many local businesses eager to discuss the Climate Change Action Plan and its implications for business in the future. Thank you to all who attended, be sure to check out our Facebook page for photos of the event.

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Electric truck company BYD, to open plant in Ontario

"We're bringing back an industry and we're doing it through electrification"

BYD, a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturing company is opening an electric-truck assembly plant in Ontario. Described as China's Tesla, the company plans to hire 40 Canadians, with the intent to expand. BYD will focus on making short-range vehicles such as delivery and garbage trucks.

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Introducing Brain Power as our newest member

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Join ClimateWise in welcoming Brain Power to the network. Brain Power provides experiential enrichment education and unique teaching methods to mentor tomorrows leaders, today. Brain Power is committed to becoming a leader in environmental sustainability through academic excellence.

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ClimateWise impact featured in the Auroran

MPP Chris Ballard announces how ClimateWise has engaged almost 6500 of the business community since launch.

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Windfall Centre releases York Region BEEP

York Region Business Energy and Emissions Profile BEEP) provides insight into York Region's carbon emissions.

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ClimateWise launch featured in the Auroran

ClimateWise Business Network launched on September 20, 2016 and the Auroran was there.

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