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The City of Markham joins ClimateWise

Markham, a municipality of more than 350,000 residents centrally located in the Greater Toronto area. Founded in the 1790s, today Markham is Canada's most diverse community, enjoys a rich heritage, outstanding community planning and services, and a vibrant local economy. Markham has received multiple heritage and environmental awards and is working towards a citywide goal of net zero energy and emissions by 2050.

Introducing Markham Fair

ClimateWise is thrilled to have Markham Fair join the network

Markham Fair is one of Canada's oldest country fairs. Since 1844 the fair has been providing the community with a showcase for talents and products in a friendly competitive spirit. They strive to be a vibrant community partner in the celebration and promotion of agriculture, rural living and sustainability.

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Compugen Finance joins the movement

Compugen Finance, recently registered as a B-Corporation, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Compugen Inc. and was founded in 2007. Its award-winning Green4Good program, with its innovative CarbonBank option, offers Canadian enterprises an effective way to solve end-of-life IT asset disposition challenges while generating carbon credits and donating cash and new technology to charity.

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Compugen is in

One of Canada's top IT solutions and services providers, Compugen works with mid- to large-sized organizations to help them maximize the business value of their investment in information technology. Compugen's award-winning service quality, unequaled depth and breadth of technical expertise and national footprint have made them the partner of choice for Canadian businesses and government organizations for more than 35 years.

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Introducing Reesor's Market as our newest member

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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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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