22 04, 2019

Social Good: Do your priorities include people and planet?

2019-10-24T16:35:44+00:00April 22nd, 2019|B Corp Bootcamp, Entrepreneur Education, GoodBizGuelph, Sustainability|Comments Off on Social Good: Do your priorities include people and planet?

For some business owners and entrepreneurs, social good is part of their DNA and woven into the fabric, culture and decision-making process from the start. However, that isn’t always the case. When you’re knee-deep in the tactics of getting your business idea off the ground, social good [...]

22 04, 2019

Taking the Pulse of Local Business: Identifying Environmental Sustainability Barriers and Desired Support

2019-10-24T16:35:44+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Sustainability, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Taking the Pulse of Local Business: Identifying Environmental Sustainability Barriers and Desired Support

"Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air and drink the water. Don’t sit this one out. Do something." — Carl Sagan This post is the second in our Taking the Pulse of Local Business [...]

16 04, 2019

Taking the Pulse of Local Business: Identifying Environmental Sustainability Motivators

2019-10-24T16:35:44+00:00April 16th, 2019|Sustainability|Comments Off on Taking the Pulse of Local Business: Identifying Environmental Sustainability Motivators

Our MotivationIn order to best help our current and future clients, it is important for us to understand what motivates and challenges businesses when it comes to issues of environmental sustainability. To acquire our desired insight, we reached out to approximately 188 businesses in the Guelph-Wellington area [...]

7 11, 2018

It’s not just tech. Agri-innovation is food, business, science and more.

2019-10-24T16:35:45+00:00November 7th, 2018|Client Successes, Events, Fuel Injection, Funding, News, Sustainability|Comments Off on It’s not just tech. Agri-innovation is food, business, science and more.

Agriculture in Canada is kind of a big deal. It generates $113.8 billion, or 6.6% of our national GDP, according to the Agricultural Institute of Canada. It accounts for one in every eight jobs in Canada. As a country, we’re the fifth largest exporter of agri-food products [...]

29 04, 2018

Driving the sustainability transition- One company at a time

2019-10-24T16:35:47+00:00April 29th, 2018|Sustainability, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Driving the sustainability transition- One company at a time

Anyone who has been around Guelph for long knows there are some fantastic sustainability initiatives happening here. We were the first city to commit to a community energy plan when we made a commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  We show leadership nationally for the number [...]