Snapshot of Elemental Energy: how a virtual power purchase agreement made Alberta’s first utility-scale solar project possible

  You’ve likely heard that virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) are gaining traction in Canada as a reliable way for companies to source renewable energy. But what exactly does it take to get one off the ground? At Bullfrog’s Sustainability Snapshot event in Calgary, Jamie Houssian, Principal of Elemental Energy, spoke about his experience bringing…

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Snapshot of Fiasco Gelato: how finding a community can help you scale your business sustainably

  Fiasco Gelato, Calgary’s frozen dessert darling, has seen an explosive 1,500% increase in production over the past five years. As James Oliphant, their Operations Lead, puts it, “We’ve grown from a small scoop shop to a cross-Canada grocery chain. Five years ago we produced 400 litres of gelato a day; now we make 6,000…

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Snapshot of Benevity: how to weave sustainability into everything you do

  Sustainability means different things to different people. To April Vande Beek, Benevity’s Manager of Communications and Culture, sustainability goes far beyond protecting the environment—it’s about making sure that a company’s overall impact on the world is a good one. Benevity’s mission—or moonshot, as they call it—is to act as a catalyst to infuse a…

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