Remembering Gord Downie

Gord Downie

Last night I had the honour of attending the Downie Wenjack Fund Appreciation Night in Toronto. The event brought together many of Gord Downie’s friends and supporters of the Fund’s essential work fostering reconciliation and improving the lives of First Peoples. Everyone who was there was lucky enough to experience together a moment to remember…

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CDP accredits Bullfrog Power as its first Canada-focused renewable energy partner

CDP & Bullfrog Power

Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, is announcing that CDP, formerly Carbon Disclosure Project, the not-for-profit organization that houses the world’s largest collection of self-disclosed corporate environmental data and founder of the global disclosure platform, has accredited Bullfrog Power as its first Canada-focused renewable energy partner.

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Beau’s, Bullfrog Power launch new solar project at Ottawa’s Just Food Farm

Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Beau’s Brewing Co., based in Vankleek Hill, Ontario, are announcing the launch of a new solar project in Ottawa. The 10 kW project is being developed in partnership with Just Food, an organization working toward just and sustainable food and farming systems in the Ottawa region. A free community celebration will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, at the Just Food Farm where members of the public can learn more about, and celebrate, local good food projects.

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We love a good origin story—Whitewater Brewing Co. and the tale behind the name

The inspiration for Whitewater Brewing Co. originated on the banks of the mighty Ottawa River—world-renowned for its incredible whitewater adventures. These adventures brought three friends together year after year. One year, they had an epiphany: James Innes, Chris Thompson and Chris Thompson, founders of Whitewater Brewing Co. (that’s right—two founders share the same name!), thought, “What better way to pay homage to the Ottawa Valley than to set up a business named after the activity we love most, in the area we love most?”

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Sodexo Canada partners with Bullfrog Power on carbon reduction targets

Sodexo Canada & Bullfrog Power

Today, Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services, are announcing a new environmental partnership. Through the partnership, Sodexo Canada will be bullfrogpowering three offices and one warehouse with green electricity as part of Sodexo’s global mandate to reduce its carbon emissions by 34 per cent by 2024, compared to a 2011 baseline.

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Healthy skin, healthy planet

  Brian Phillips is the owner of worldSALON, an award-winning, bullfrogpowered hair salon in Toronto. Phillips—who has styled celebrities such as k.d. lang, James Marsden and Nora Jones—also produces WORLD, a line of fragrance-free personal care products. Phillips launched WORLD to provide a healthier alternative for customers who are sensitive to chemicals commonly used in…

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Greener Horizons Toronto: Measuring the benefits of an integrated sustainability plan

Greener Horizons Toronto panel

Members of Toronto’s sustainability community recently met at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for Bullfrog Power’s Greener Horizons panel discussion: Measuring an integrated sustainability plan. The panel, moderated by Leor Rotchild, Executive Director of CBSR, included Gabriela Polanco-Sorto, Associate Director, Corporate Responsibility, LoyaltyOne; Andrew Bowerbank, Global Director of Sustainable Building Services, EllisDon; and Margaret McKellar, Senior Marketing Manager of Innovation, Corby Spirit and Wine.

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