Sustainability CoLab is a new national non-profit that helps communities engage businesses to set and achieve greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals. We celebrated our official launch on Thursday, January 16th at Artscape Wychwood Barns (Toronto) with 225 sustainability leaders from across the province. A mix of senior representatives from all sectors were among those gathered to hear key announcements about our Staff, Board, Funders and the first communities selected to join the CoLab Network.
Thanks to all of those that attended and made it one inspiring night. We couldn’t be more excited to kick-start efforts to change the way organizations participate in the solution to climate change. To read a blog post about the event and see some photos, click here.
We finally did it. Three years in the making, we launched Sustainability CoLab at Artscape Wychwood Barns, announcing everything from: The funding: $385,000 of $500,000 required for a three year mandate, coming from a mix of public sector (the Ontario Trillium Foundation), private family foundation (Metcalf Foundation), and Corporate Partners (TD Bank Group and Sun […]Continue reading »
I was driving home from the Niagara Sustainability Initiative (NSI)’s launch event, in January 2011, when I first fully came to grips with an important realization: while the past year of coaching NSI had been rewarding and exciting, it couldn’t continue on in such an ad-hoc way. At the time, I blogged about it here. This […]Continue reading »