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ClimateWise Evening of Recognition

Wednesday, May 31st from 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall, Markham

Save the Date

Join us as we showcase and celebrate sustainability leadership at our first annual Evening of Recognition! Over a delicious dinner, you will hear about the future of business and sustainability from keynote speaker David Miller, President and CEO of WWF-Canada, and others while glimpsing the first copy of the 2016 ClimateWise Annual Report.

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ClimateWise is hiring

Program Manager of ClimateWise Business Network

Knowledge of corporate sustainability and energy management needed

The ClimateWise Business Network is hiring a Program Manager to oversee the operations and development of the program. Duties involve coaching members with sustainability projects, managing program staff and championing sustainability within the business community in York Region. Salary commensurate with experience.

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Funding energy efficiency projects

Lunch seminar at Vaughan City Hall

Families celebrate March Break at Windfall

ClimateWise Business Network, in partnership with Enbridge and the City of Vaughan, hosted a lunch seminar at Vaughan City Hall on Tuesday, March 28th about funding sources available to subsidize the cost of energy efficiency projects. The sold-out event featured speakers from Enbridge and Alectra, and was well attended by members of the York Region business community.

Sustainability and small business

Read blog series on how SMEs can overcome barriers to sustainability

Latest: Shortening project payback period

ClimateWise has published two blogs on our ongoing series about how SMEs can overcome barriers to entry for sustainability projects. Read how to find funding support, shrink project payback periods and overcome a lack of staff time or resources by reading the series today.

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Latest blog: How to shorten the payback period of projects

CME SMART Green Fund seminar

ClimateWise invited as special presenting guests

Thursday, March 9th 2017 - 8:am to 11:am

CME hosted an information session in Markham on Thursday, March 9th about the new CME SMART Green Funding program available to manufacturers for capital projects that improve energy efficiency. ClimateWise was invited as a special guest to speak about the benefits of sustainability to York Region manufacturers.

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Funding Energy Efficiency Projects

Free Lunch Seminar

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

12:noon to 2:pm

Vaughan City Hall, MPR Room

This event will help business owners and financial managers understand the business case for energy efficiency and sustainability, and learn how to fund their projects.

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ClimateWise launch featured in the Auroran

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

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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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Become a ClimateWise Founding Member

Take a leadership position on climate change and sign your business or organization up as a Founding Member of ClimateWise.

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