Owners, Managers, Tenants — Taking Action on Climate Change

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ClimateWise Challenge Participants

ClimateWise Challenge Participants in the Spotlight at the Climate Action Awards!

A Celebration of Achievement in Challenging Times, featuring the amazing Shania Twain tribute act Shania Twin (Donna Huber), put the spotlight on York Region climate action leaders as ClimateWise Business Network announced the winners of the 2021 Climate Action Awards. Watch the video, join in the fun, and see who won...

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Highlights from Webinar 4

A Webinar Series for Commercial Building Tenants

The fourth in the series was held on June 1, 2022

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The fourth in the webinar series 'Better Understand your Energy Consumption and What is Driving your Energy Use' presented why submetering tenant spaces is a priority for both tenants and landlords. View Webinar 4 PDF. Stay updated on upcoming webinars.

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A Webinar Series for Commercial Building Tenants

Webinar 4- Better Understand your Energy Consumption

June 1, 2022, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When it comes to energy performance, building owners and tenants have similar building goals; both want to save money, be recognized for corporate responsibility efforts, engage stakeholders and have transparent access to energy consumption. Submetering provides a single solution for all of these needs. See Details of Webinar 4.

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Highlights from Webinar 3

A Webinar Series for Commercial Building Tenants

The third in the series was held on May 4, 2022

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The third in the webinar series 'Green Leases: How to Achieve Cost Savings and Sustainability Goals' presented how innovative Green Leases can create win-win agreements for building owners and business tenants. View Webinar 3 PDF. Register for Upcoming Webinars.

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Highlights from Webinar 2

A Webinar Series for Commercial Building Tenants

The second in the series was held on April 6, 2022

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The second in the webinar series "Why Building Tenants Should be Thinking about Climate Risk" informs commercial building tenants (SMEs) on mitigating their cost and supply risks by being more climate knowledgeable. View Webinar 2 PDF. Register for upcoming webinars.

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Highlight: Commercial Building Tenants Webinar Series

The first in the series was held on March 2, 2022

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The first in the series "A Roadmap to Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction- Benefits for Your Business" delved into the influences and trends impacting businesses. The speakers gave insights into how tenants can collaborate with landlords to achieve a low carbon workplace, modernize lease arrangements, and other important topics. PDF from the webinar. Upcoming Webinars

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Support local business taking climate action in York Region:

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