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Amr Saber is a Mindfirst blogger and an Energy Systems Engineering student at the University of Toronto.
Ontario’s population is expected to grow by 30% in the next 25 years – with the GTA […]
We are excited to share with you the topic and speaker for the second Sustainable Cities seminar in our three-part series in collaboration with the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and RBC Canada.
The seminar will […]
Written by Alejandra Tobar, B.Sc. in Environment and Economics, University of Toronto
On June 3, 2015, MindFirst attended a session on “The Competitiveness Question: Business Opportunities and Challenges within a Cap-and-Trade Environment” at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Held by the Ecofiscal Commission in partnership with the Martin Prosperity Institute, the session occurred […]
June 3, 2015 – Toronto, ON – Mindfirst Inc. is pleased to announce that company president Henry Vehovec has been selected by World Bank (WB) to lead research and information collection regarding Canada’s sustainability programs and initiatives. The findings of this research will be published as part of WB’s Continue Reading →
May 7, 2013 – Ottawa, ON, Canada – The Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) Investment Committee held a two-day meeting to review the latest set of proposals for funding. In March, SDTC congratulated the Government of Canada on the additional $325 million over eight years committed in Budget 2013 for investment in Canadian cleantech companies.
Ianthe Jeanne Dugan and Justin Scheck, Wall Street Journal, February 24, 2012
Alfredo Garcia was among the residents of Webb County, Texas, banking on a windfall from federal stimulus money.
Mr. Garcia expanded his Mexican restaurant from 80 to 120 seats, anticipating a rush of new patrons springing from the nearby Cedro Hill wind farm, a project […]
Michelle Higgins, New York Times, October 11, 2011
An invasion of seaweed that is extraordinary in volume and geographic scope has been besieging the eastern Caribbean since June, sending resorts and government agencies from Anguilla in the north to Tobago in the south scrambling to rid beaches of the smelly, brown, bug-attracting algae before the impending high season.
In Antigua, the $600-a-night St. James’s Club & […]
Toronto, ON – The 2012 Clean50 honourees were announced today by Delta Management and Corporate Knights Magazine. The Clean50 is a list of fifty people in Canada whose career achievements focused on sustainability. The honourees are divided into 16 categories ranging from advocacy to R&D and consulting services. For a complete list of the 2012 honorees, […]
The most comprehensive and complete sustainability reporting guidance is now available, as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) launches its G3.1 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines today (23 March 2011).
GRI is a network-based non-governmental organization that aims to make sustainability reporting common practice. GRI produces the world’s most widely used Sustainability Reporting Guidelines to enable the […]
February 17, 2011- Toronto, ON. This is an interesting article on the environmental effects of green energy by Dr. Jatin Nathwani from the University of Waterloo.