The growth of the Sustainability Co-Lab network

Today, the CoLab Network is made up of eight non-profit organizations across the province. Over 150 businesses and organizations from private, public and non-profit sectors are participants of CoLab Network programs, and have collectively set targets to reduce over 50,000 tonnes of GHGs.

GTHA Launch Events:

ClimateWise Business Network Launch Event – York Region (Sept 20)

Windfall Ecology Centre launches the newest target-based sustainability program in the CoLab Network. Lots of great food & networking, Bob Willard keynote.

Tuesday, Sept 20, 4pm-7pm
Aw, Shucks! Oyster Bar & Bistro, 15230 Yonge Street, Aurora (a direct GO transit trip from Union Station) Register: http://www.windfallcentre.ca/climatewise/events/

Regional Sustainability Initiative Launch Event – Waterloo Region (Sept  21)     

Sustainable Waterloo Region's Regional Carbon Initiative - the program that sparked the creation of Sustainability CoLab & engages 15% of their local workforce - is evolving into the Regional Sustainability Initiative, the first in the CoLab Network to incorporate more holistic sustainability reporting & target-setting.

Wednesday, Sept 21, 5pm-7pm
Walper Terrace Hotel, 20 Queen St South, Kitchener
Register: http://www.sustainablewaterlooregion.ca/events/

Sustainable Business Initiative Launch Event – Hamilton-Burlington (Sept 28)

Sustainable Hamilton Burlington - the newest member in the CoLab Network - is launching the Sustainable Business Initiative (SBI), building on the success of their existing Sustainable Action Initiative – most notably by adding carbon target-setting to the program.

Wednesday, Sept 28, 4pm-6pm
Royal Botanical Gardens Auditorium, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington
Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/shb-presents-the-new-sustainable-business-initiative-tickets-27413560698

Sustainability CoLab receives the 2015 Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence

About Sustainability Co-Lab

A more sustainable economy is possible!

Sustainability CoLab supports a network of member non-profits that are helping businesses thrive by becoming more environmentally sustainable.

CoLab Network member programs support networks of local businesses in setting and achieving sustainability targets and celebrate them for progress made.

The Organization's Mission

To foster results-focused networks that embed sustainability into how businesses operate.

The Organization's Vision

An economy that makes environmental sustainability, human well-being, and business success synonymous.

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