Owners, Managers, Tenants — Taking Action on Climate Change

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Portfolio Manager: New Greenhouse Gas Intensity Metric

Free webinar hosted by Natural Resources Canada

Tuesday March 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST

A new greenhouse gas intensity metric will be rolled out to Canadian users of the Energy Star Portfolio Manager benchmarking tool. The new metric will provide an ability to compare your building’s total GHG intensity against a similar regional reference building. Natural Resources Canada is hosting a complimentary webinar to introduce the new metric and discuss what it means for your buildings.

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Registration for the ClimateWise Challenge is now open

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Registration for the 2021 ClimateWise Challenge is now open! If you are a building owner, manager, or tenant, you can take part in this exciting opportunity to take action on climate change while reducing costs and increasing asset value. Register one or more of your buildings today.

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Thank you to the industry and municipal leaders

for participating in the ClimateWise Challenge virtual preview

The weeklong series of recordings is available to watch on our website

Thank you to all of the industry and municipal leaders for taking the time to participate in the virtual preview for the ClimateWise Challenge. Your support on this initiative is greatly appreciated and amplifies the message for York Region building owners, mangers, and tenants to take action on climate change by participating in the ClimateWise Challenge.

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Taking Action on Climate Change in York Region

with Wayne Emmerson

Day five of the ClimateWise Challenge virtual preview is live

Friday, December 4, 2020

Joining us today is Wayne Emmerson, Chairman and CEO for The Regional Municipality of York. Wayne announces his endorsement and support for the ClimateWise Challenge and speaks to the steps York Region has taken to tackle the climate crisis.

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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:

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