As the world’s largest technology company, we at HP embrace our role as a global citizen, recognizing that what we do and how we do it matters. This includes championing organizations that address global citizenship issues like Clean50 and the annual Clean50 Summit, where attendees have the opportunity to foster relationships to help further clean capitalism in Canada.
HP Canada is proud to champion the attendance of the Clean50 “Alumni” at this year’s summit, because collaboration and partnerships are key to addressing the many pressing sustainability issues we face today. The Clean50 Summit provides attendees the opportunity to meet with other business and sustainability-focused leaders as well as the opportunity to expand our community of like-minded individuals to accelerate meaningful and much needed action.
The Globe and Mail, Canada’s national newspaper, recognizes that many of its readers across Canada are interested in sustainability issues, the impact of climate change on their lives, and the ways in which Canadians and their organizations are taking action to mitigate the impacts.
The Globe joins Delta Management Group and other sustainability champions in recognizing Canada’s Clean50 Individual leaders, 10 Emerging Leaders, and the Top 15 (innovative, informative and inspirational sustainability) Projects selected from those completed in the past two years.
All of this year’s Clean50 Honourees and their accomplishments will be featured on the pages of the “Report on Business” in the first week of December.
Unilever believes in the power of young people to change the world. Given the chance and the support, we believe Canada’s young people can become the world’s greatest social entrepreneurs, delivering solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. Unilever works with Ashoka, Enactus and WE supporting their work to inspire young people to pursue their passions for creating positive change. And to build on that momentum, this year Unilever joins Canada’s Clean50 in recognizing 10 remarkable Emerging Leaders, who are making meaningful contributions to building a more sustainable Canada. Unilever Canada has contributed two past Clean16 Honourees, and the organization is recognized globally for its approach to sustainable business growth. Unilever is pleased to support the 2018 Clean 50 Emerging Leaders category.
As we prepare for the future, our connections with our customers, supply chain partners and governments are enabling us to deliver sustainable and profitable business that drives economic prosperity in a low carbon environment. CN is a leading North American transportation and logistics company and our goal is to conduct our operations with minimal (environmental) impact, while providing cleaner, more sustainable transportation services to our customers. We continue to lead the North American rail industry, consuming approximately 15% less fuel per gross ton mile than the industry average. Through CN’s EcoConnexions From the Ground Up and Mass Reforestation program to promote the greening of communities and First Nations, and through CN’s EcoConnexions Partnership program to partner and recognize our customers for their sustainability practices, over 1.6 million trees have been planted.
CN Rail has been a two-time Clean50 Top Projects Honouree, and CN’s sustainability leader, Chantale Despres, is a past individual Clean50 / Clean16 Honouree. CN is pleased to recognize the value of both the Clean50 program and the Clean50 Summit.
As an organization that provides innovative and sustainable energy solutions that enable our partners to achieve their goals, we recognize that reducing the carbon footprint of energy is an important value driver for both landlords and tenants, as well as the greater global community. Enwave is pleased to support Canada’s Clean50 organization as they recognize leaders in sustainability in the Building category, for all the hard work they have done to take meaningful strides in combatting emissions in their operations. We salute all nominees and their organizations for their commitment to tackling climate change.
Canada’s Clean50 is pleased to have the support of Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider.
Bullfrog Power offers renewable energy solutions that enable individuals and businesses to reduce their environmental impact, support the development of green energy projects in Canada and help create a cleaner, healthier world. As a Certified B Corporation, Bullfrog Power meets higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Thousands of individuals and businesses in Canada are doing their part to address climate change and air pollution by choosing green energy with Bullfrog Power.
Ontario Centres of Excellence is pleased to partner with the Canada’s Clean50 Award program to identify and recognize clean tech innovation in Ontario, sponsoring a special award to recognize the leading Ontario based innovator from amongst the R&D / Clean Tech category honourees with the “Innovation in Ontario” award.
As one of the largest global IT companies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise knows innovation is a powerful catalyst for change and an engine for progressive growth. We demonstrate our commitment to sustainable innovation by partnering with organizations like the Clean 50 to accelerate solutions and create a more viable future for all. Knowing that Canada is a land of small and medium enterprises, HPE is proud to champion the Clean50 Entrepreneur of-the-Year Award to celebrate the transformative ideas being implemented by Canadian entrepreneurs to overcome some of the most pressing sustainability issues faced today.
At Top Drawer Creative Inc. we practice the art of influence for social good. We are Canada’s first full service ad agency to be certified a B Corp, a designation awarded to organizations that adhere to the highest standards of social and environmental responsibility. Our clients include national and international brands in the active, healthy and sustainable lifestyle space. As a past recipient of Clean50, our CEO, Howard Chang, was honoured to donate Top Drawer’s web development services to revamp the new Clean50 website. Please visit www.topdrawercreative.com