How Sodexo builds a culture of sustainability

Sodexo is all about improving quality of life—whether that’s by fighting hunger in schools, bringing out the best in employees, or choosing renewable energy. And as a multinational company that offers services from food catering to facilities management, Sodexo’s sustainability practices have a profound impact. We caught up with Normand St-Gelais, the Director or Corporate…

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Let’s talk trash with worm farmer Jocelyn Molyneux

After ordering a coffee a few months ago, back when that was a normal thing to do, one of Bullfrog’s employees was pleasantly surprised that it came in a 100%-compostable cup. But her joy was short lived—there were no compost bins to be seen. Our team doesn’t shy away from a sustainability challenge, so she held on to the cup…

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14 bullfrogpowered businesses honoured among Canada’s Greenest Employers

Did you know that 75% of employees would be more likely to work for a company with a green footprint? That’s just one of the many reasons employers are blazing more sustainable paths. This year, 14 organizations from the bullfrogpowered community have been honoured on the list of Canada’s Greenest Employers. These sustainability leaders have…

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In the face of COVID-19, our communities are stronger than ever

The bullfrogpowered community is made up of some pretty amazing businesses and individuals. Their response to the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that collaboration, innovation, and compassion are shining through now more than ever. We’ve seen some incredible stories from our community, from donating personal protective equipment to producing sanitizer and everything in between. We hope they inspire you too.  From spirits to sanitizer  Hand sanitizer has been hard to keep in stock, with many of us…

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Blush Lane: how taking responsibility for their impact guides their sustainability strategy

Blush Lane, an organic market with five locations in Calgary and Edmonton and an organic orchard in Keremeos, B.C., seeks to improve the land that feeds us. They put the planet first by promoting sustainable agriculture, ethical practices, and environmentally conscious actions. Sustainability is at the heart of everything they do, but there are three…

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10 ways to be more mindful of the planet when you travel

  From the mountains of B.C. to the beaches of P.E.I. to the glaciers of Nunavut, Canada’s beautiful natural landscapes are a joy to explore. But as lovers of nature, we need to do our part to protect the environment. We’ve put together our top sustainable travel tips to help you plan your eco-friendly adventures:…

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Coffee and conversation with Ethical Bean

Ethical Bean

Walking up to the Ethical Bean head office in Vancouver, you would never imagine that their roastery is in the same building. You’re greeted by their awesome cafe, and tucked away behind that is their bright office space. Emily, the Marketing Specialist at Ethical Bean, showed me around; the boardroom that displays pictures of the…

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Staples expands their sustainability commitment with a new concept store

New Staples Solutionshop in Oakville

  As consumers become more environmentally conscious and more inclined to support companies that share their values, businesses must stay ahead of the sustainability curve to stay relevant. Staples Canada is doing just that with their new Working and Learning Stores, including the newly opened location in Oakville. These stores feature bold design, interactive product…

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NRStor provides real-world solutions for our energy grid challenges

  Energy storage is one of the biggest challenges facing the renewable energy industry today—unlocking more advanced storage solutions would help open the doors to a fully renewable energy grid. NRStor Inc. develops, owns, and operates industry-leading energy storage projects that deliver increased energy savings and reduce environmental impact across the energy supply chain. Through…

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