Building Owners, Managers, Tenants — Taking Action on Climate Change

OVER 154 YORK REGION BUILDINGS HAVE JOINED THE CHALLENGE

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Highlights from Webinar 5

A Webinar Series for Commercial Building Tenants

Recognizing How Tenants Contribute to Sustainability of their Buildings

The importance of Circular Economy practices for your building tenants

Check out great highlights from our expert Jani Loots, Senior Director, Sustainability and Technical Programs, BOMA Canada. She walked us through the BOMA Canada Circular Economy Guide. This guide is a first step in helping their member firms begin their journey towards adopting circular economic practices in their assets.

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Winners of the 2022 York Region Sustainability Awards

Celebrating Climate Action in York Region

Checkout our new set of climate leaders in York Region

Windfall Ecology Centre and ClimateWise Business Network congratulate the winners of the 2022 York Region Sustainability Awards. On September 29, 2022, we gathered at the magnificent Aurora Armoury to celebrate outstanding climate action efforts in York Region. We are proud to unveil and celebrate our 2022 York Region Sustainability Awards Winners!

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ClimateWise Building Challenge Gains Momentum

In our second year post-launch, the ClimateWise Building Challenge has doubled its municipal number of buildings to a total of 118. The additions include fire halls, libraries, administrative offices and recreation complexes. York Region municipalities are really taking significant leaps toward climate action. More

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Highlights from Webinar 4

A Webinar Series for Commercial Building Tenants

The fourth in the series was held on June 1, 2022

If you missed the webinar, click links to the PDF and webinar recording below

The fourth in the webinar series 'Better Understand your Energy Consumption and What is Driving your Energy Use' presented why submetering tenant spaces is a priority for both tenants and landlords. View Webinar 4 PDF. Stay updated on upcoming webinars.

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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:

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