Tag: sustainability

Building a sustainable future with the help of Envision

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By John Nottage and Clément Boisselier While Canada’s population continues to grow, with the flow on effects to transportation and energy needs, the focus of...

Aecon releases 2023 Sustainability Report: Advancing the Energy Transition

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Aecon Group Inc. released its 2023 Sustainability Report, highlighting its progress and role in the energy transition. “Our 2023 Sustainability Report illustrates our role as an...

New Lawson Centre for Sustainability at Trinity College secures Green Loan

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Trinity College is the first post-secondary institution in North America to secure a labelled Green Loan for its new residence and academic building –...

McMaster University to heat new greenhouse with geothermal green energy system

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McMaster University announced it will heat its new campus greenhouse with emissions-free geothermal energy, and is exploring multiple locations on campus for future geothermal...

Arup highlights nature-based lessons to help cities build resilience

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At the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, Arup released its most northerly Sponge City Snapshot, showing that Montréal’s unique natural features provide a...

Acciona Canada helps automate reforestation using drone technology

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In celebration of 20 years building sustainable infrastructure in Canada, Acciona Canada is  planting 20,000 trees in British Columbia. The company commissioned Flash Forest –...

Manitoba supports green economic recovery and climate adaption

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The Manitoba government is awarding $1 million in grants from the Conservation and Climate Fund to nine organizations for green projects throughout the province,...

Sustainable finance gaining steam among issuers and investors

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All but two per cent of Canadian issuers are already factoring sustainability into their activities, according to a new survey conducted by HSBC among...

GBCI Canada announces first Parksmart-certified projects

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Green Business Certification Inc. Canada (GBCI Canada) has announced its first Parksmart certified parking structures in Canada. Yorkdale Shopping Centre’s existing G Parkade southwest parking...

PCL welcomes new Director of Sustainability

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The PCL family of companies has announced the hiring of Scott Beckman as its new director of sustainability. Based in Denver, Beckman will lead the...