Sustainability / News

Ikea - Just How Sustainable is the Swedish Big-Box Furniture Retailer?
Products and Materials

Ikea Sustainability and their new Sell-Back Program

So here’s a new situation – We find that a certain corporation is not tooting their horn nearly enough about their sustainability initiatives. Weird eh? We liv...

Formica targets Net Carbon Neutral countertop products for 2030

Formica Corporation Announces New Sustainability Goals, Targets Net Carbon Neutrality by 2030

...sustainability measures In Canada, Formica has been implementing many sustainability initiatives into their transportation, production, natural gas use, hardw...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

Add another chapter to the sustainability story of Okanagan College’s Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Technologies and Renewable Ener...

NAHB finds Slab on Grade Foundations are Most Popular in 2020

Home foundation trends in 2020 are encouraging for sustainability as slab on grade wins

It's slab on grade foundations for the win! The NAHB study showed that 65% of new single-family home starts in 2020 were built on slab on grade foundations, ...

Sky Group to open carbon neutral film studio by 2022
Climate Change

Media giant Sky set to build carbon neutral film studio just outside London, UK

The Sky Group claims that their new UK studios will be the most eco-friendly and sustainable TV and film production hub in the world . We tend to believe tha...

Vale Inco Living With Lakes Centre

Perkins + Will Named One of 2013's Most Innovative Companies in Architecture World Wide.

...Sustainability (CIRS) we have seen Perkins + Will raise the bar for sustainability in the built environment time and time again. Perkins+Will are recognized...

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030
Energy efficiency

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030

...sustainability through its Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (CEES) and partnerships with governments, environmental leaders, NGOs, and its Adviso...

Carbon Tax USA & Canada - If it brings investment to lower carbon then it's good
Policy and Regulations

Carbon tax in Canada or USA – How More Tax might be a Good Thing

...sustainability. Houses, homes and sustainability I’m concerned with how our homes fit into local to global ecology, and for me, sustainability is about both...

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months o
LEED Certification

Canadian LEED certification shows strong growth in first four months of 2015

...sustainability strategy. Apart from the obvious sustainability benefits, one of the biggest impacts for hospitals and healthcare facilities is that green bu...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...sustainability consulting support and an affinity program that helps Houston City employees get access to discounted renewable energy. Find more news ...

Zero Waste to Landfill Project - Australian Supermarket Coles steps up

Zero Waste to Landfill Pilot Project - Australian Grocery Store Coles

...sustainability report The trial comes as Coles Group has released its first Sustainability Report as a stand-alone publicly listed company which sets out Cole...