2017 - Emerging Leader

Emerging Leader

Tikvah Mindorff

Executive Director , Niagara Sustainability Initiative

The youngest recipient of Niagara’s 40 under 40 award in 2016, Tikvah has led the Niagara Sustainability Initiative’s Carbon Project through a 230% increase in Carbon Project Membership since 2011, engaging local businesses in efforts to reduce GhG emissions. NSI now counts active members from each of the largest 10 employers in Niagara representing over 9.1% of the total workforce in the region. In 2016, members committed to reducing 6194.54 tCO2e collectively, which is equivalent to taking 2936 cars off the road.