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Man Brothers joins the ClimateWise Business Network

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ClimateWise welcomes a new member: Man Brothers, a moving company specializing in corporate moving and installations. Man Brothers is passionate about environmental protection and has focused on reducing their energy use and promoting efficiency internally through best practices. Welcome aboard!

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ClimateWise is hiring

Marketing and Sales Coordinator

Focus on member engagement, communications and business development

ClimateWise is hiring a Marketing and Sales Coordinator to focus on growing and retaining the membership of the network. The position will focus on engaging members, developing and executing sales strategies and implementing marketing strategies to build awareness within the community.

Setting a sustainability target workshop

All Founding Members of ClimateWise in attendance

Setting a sustainability target is the first step in tracking and moving forward with your green objectives. Last week, ClimateWise hosted a workshop for our Founding Members on how to set a carbon emissions target and how to determine what a relevant target looks like for your team.

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From MIT Sloan Management Review

Corporate sustainability at crossroads: progress toward our common future

Eight year study from MIT Sloan and Boston Consulting Group

Corporate sustainability is at a crossroads, where individual organizations have driven ahead as leaders and developed a process for how to integrate sustainability into your corporate culture and decision-making, finds an eight year study from MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston Consulting Group.

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ClimateWise welcomes Harry French to the team

Harry French joins as the new Manager of ClimateWise Business Network

Harry FrenchThe ClimateWise Business Network is pleased to introduce Harry French as the Manager, ClimateWise Business Network CBN. Our members' ability to stay competitive in a changing business climate is critical; Harry will draw from his experience to facilitate them through a target-setting process to meet this goal. His experience in convening peer learning opportunities will ensure that members have access to industry leaders and proven solutions in meeting their GHG reduction targets.

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Vaughan unveils Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Two new charging stations unveiled at Vaughan Operations Centre

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua and Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca speak

Ribbon cutting for Vaughan Electric Charging Station

Two new Level 2 charging stations are now in service for members of the public at the City of Vaughan's Joint Operations Centre. Developed with the support of the province to expand the EV Charging network across Ontario, the province aims to put nearly 300 additional Level 2 chargers across the province within the Five Year Climate Action Plan.

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ClimateWise publishes 2016 Annual Report

Annual Report celebrating business sustainability and Founding Members

Read about York Region sustainability and learn about ClimateWise members

ClimateWise has published it's first Annual Report celebrating the sustainability achievements of business leaders in York Region. Learn about the members of the ClimateWise Business Network, the incredible potential of York Region as a sustainability leader and read how ClimateWise members are building a sustainability movement across Ontario.

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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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