2018 - Emerging Leader

Emerging Leader

Conner Tidd, MscSM

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Just Vertical

Connor co-founded a multi-million dollar sustainability driven urban agriculture company, driving it from ideation stage to a multi-million dollar valuation. Just Vertical has, in the few months the business has been active, to date eliminated 28,512,000 food kilometers through local growing (enough food miles to go to the moon 74 times); saved 299,316 liters of water (equivalent of 8,553 showers) and grown 5,400 pounds of hyper local produce (enough to eat 5 servings a day for 1080 days) all without using pesticides or biotechnology!! He’s also engaged in project to grow 1000 lbs of food for the on-campus food bank at the University of Toronto.

 

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