The introduction of carbon management in Ontario has created questions and ideas across the mining and industrial sectors. This event has been designed to help your organization learn more about energy management, and how you can work positively with the new cap and trade programs. We are excited to welcome Emily Thorn Corthay, Director of Energy Optimization and Management at Hatch Ltd. Corthay has worked as a project manager, technical reviewer, and energy engineer for over 50 industrial energy projects. She will present the value of establishing an energy management plan, and how you can create one for your organization. She will also discuss the behavioural and technological changes you can make today to save you energy reduce your costs.

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February 22, 2017 at 8:30am


TownePlace Suites

1710 Kingsway

Sudbury, ON P3B 0E4


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Sustainability is a competitive advantage

Here in Sudbury and across Ontario organizations large and small are finding a strong business case for reducing their energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. It's clear. Embracing sustainability will improve the bottom line for Sudbury businesses. 

Benefits include:


 Green Economy North will help maximize these benefits.



A community driven, business-focused social enterprise we are dedicated to helping organizations in Sudbury reach their sustainability goals.

 Green Economy North members are connected with the networks, resources and expertise needed to set goals and reach targets, and will gain access to a wide variety of supports, from technical workshops to one-on-one coaching.

Reporting on progress and recognition of member’s efforts is an important part of Green Economy North. Achievements are celebrated by the community through media coverage, special publications, and events.

Business members will join a wider network of over 160 participants across Ontario. As part of the Sustainability CoLab network, this proven model has been successfully implemented in seven other communities. To date over 29000 tonnes of greenhouse gases has been reduced by participants in the network



Helping You Meet Your Targets

Green Economy North Members will have exclusive access to events, including technical workshops, expert-driven educational, networking and visioning opportunities.Your want to make your business environmentally and economically sustainable. We can help. Our business support program provides the following services: 

Our online Memberlink portal provides case studies, toolkits and guides to help you take the lead on sustainable innovation.

Powerful Carbon Accounting Software will help you measure and track your emissions.

Direct support and individualized coaching by Green Economy North staff will help you engage your team, manage the process, and reach your sustainability goals.



Join a Network With Ongoing Support

Green Economy North is a membership-based program. We offer cost-effective solutions to carbon management and sustainability for both small and large organizations. The annual fees range from $500 to $6500.

New members will work with support from our team to determine which sustainability metrics will be measured and reported on, establish a baseline year, and assemble a green team to take action.

Though the process, Green Economy North will provide access to direct support, resources and expertise, and a growing network of businesses setting similar targets and taking bold action. 



Sustainability CoLab

Green Economy North is an Affiliated Member of Sustainability CoLab and of one of 8 social enterprises across Ontario convening networks of businesses setting sustainability targets. Together we’re demonstrating that a more sustainable economy is possible.




Founding Partners, Program Funders, and Event Sponsors

Green Economy North would not be possible without the generous support of Vale, our founding partner, and the Ontario Trillium Foundation our primary funder. We also are very grateful for the ongoing support of Fednor, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment & Climate Change, and sponsors Laurentian University Sustainability Office, Laurentian University School of the Environment, Greater Sudbury Hydro, and TD Bank. THANK YOU!