Sustainability CoLab provides direct support and a proven approach for member organizations to launch and grow target-based sustainability programs. These programs build local networks of businesses that are setting and achieving sustainability targets.

Together, we’re demonstrating that a more sustainable economy is possible.


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We’re recruiting additional CoLab Network Members!

To increase the impact of target-based sustainability programs across Ontario, we are opening our third round of recruitment for new members from September 14th – October 30th. Community organizations interested in joining our network and launching a program of their own are invited to apply! Click here to find out more about the recruitment process and how to apply to become CoLab’s newest member.

Read our 2014/15 Annual Report

Read-OnlineCoLab’s 2014/15 Annual Report is available for download. In this report, titled While You Were Sleeping, you’ll find:  

  • The CoLab story – Learn about how we started, what we do, and how we’re supporting organizations to launch and grow target-based sustainability programs across Ontario.
  • Progress underway – Discover the impact of programs operating in the CoLab Network, through metrics, case-studies, and anecdotes. See how target-based sustainability programs reduce environmental impact, increase profitability, and grow the low-carbon economy.
  • Accelerating the low-carbon economy - Guest authors discuss visions for the low-carbon economy, how we’ll arrive at a more sustainable future, and how to get there faster


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Written by Rebecca Danard, Executive Director of reThink Green. ReThink Green is an organization built around networks. In our community of Sudbury, we have led the creation of Green Connect: a network of local environmental groups; and The Forge: an eco-friendly co-working network space. We are also members of several networks: the Sustainability Network, the Ontario […]

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In this issue, you’ll find: Spotlight on collaboration. Its value, challenges and how we’re striving to do it better. EnviroCentre is opening its doors to Ottawa businesses to participate in its target-based sustainability program, Carbon 613 Sustainable Waterloo Region is embarking on a program innovation to take their target-based sustainability beyond carbon and into a broader range of environmental […]

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