Sustainability

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REMI Network

Canada’s Greenest Employers named for 2019

Winners of the 12th annual Canada’s Greenest Employers competition for 2019 include companies that create a culture of environmental awareness in their organizations.
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Canadian Property Management

BOMA BC introduces recommissioning program

The BOMA BC Building Tune-Up Program is geared towards Class B and C buildings that are older than five years, a market segment with significant opportunities for energy savings.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Interest in floating solar projects on the rise

Chile’s innovative floating solar project on AngloAmerican’s tailings pond is expected to generate up to 153 MWh of electricity per year.
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Canadian Property Management

ESG guides prominent global real estate players

ESG provides a framework to set priorities, steer action and monitor progress toward more resilient assets, with 93 per cent of respondents reporting that criteria linked to sustainability, supporting local communities and shunning corruption influence their investment decisions.
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REMI Network

Plastic themed art drops in midtown Toronto

Natural Plasticity will occupy space at 55 St. Clair West for Earth Month 2019 to challenge the conversation around disposable culture.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Tim Hortons’ new HQ champions sustainability

Inside Tim Hortons’ move to a new sustainable head office in downtown Toronto that embraces the company’s Canadiana roots.
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REMI Network

Urban form linked to obesity and climate change

Efficient public transportation and design-based catalysts for physical activity can help curb greenhouse gas emissions related to personal automobile use.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Okanagan College building certified LEED Platinum

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) recently awarded Okanagan College its second LEED Platinum certification for its new trades building in Kelowna.
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REMI Network

CIBC Mellon’s One York Street certified LEED Gold

CIBC Mellon’s office at One York Street, located in Toronto’s South Core financial district, has achieved LEED Gold certification by the Canada Green Building Council
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

BGIS receives ISSA Canada Environmental Stewardship Award

The ISSA Canada Environmental Stewardship Award recognizes and honours organizations committed to environmental management and dedication to the value of clean.
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REMI Network

Canada ranked second for LEED certified projects

The Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list recognizes markets outside of the U.S. that use LEED's green building program, created by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
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CondoBusiness

Canada funds first net-zero multi-res building in London

The Government of Canada is investing $3.9 million toward the construction of Canada’s first net-zero, mixed-use, multi-unit residential building in London.
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Canadian Property Management

City of Mississauga recognized for energy conservation efforts

The City of Mississauga has been recognized with multiple energy awards for 2018 for its energy conservation and innovative efforts.
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REMI Network

BOMA BEST certifies first building In Mexico

The BOMA BEST Sustainable Buildings Certification program is dedicated to assisting property managers and building operators improve their buildings’ environmental performance.
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CondoBusiness

Minto Communities’ 30Roe awarded LEED Gold

30Roe, Minto Communities’ fully occupied condominium project located in Toronto, has achieved LEED Gold certification by the Canada Green Building Council.
Ramslie

REMI Network

IEHA adds waste audit to sustainability certification

IEHA announced its Sustainability Professional (SP) Credential now requires applicants to demonstrate practical competencies in waste management.
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Canadian Property Management

Climate change first responders speak out

Engineers and physicians underscore some of the most worrisome vulnerabilities they see, framed through the lens of their professional concerns and responsibilities for public health and safety.