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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Sustainability Snapshot 2019: Highlighting Environmental Innovators

Bullfrog Power customers at Sustainability Snapshot 2019 event

  Most members of the bullfrogpowered community have one thing in common: they’ll never be satisfied with the status quo. At our fourth annual Sustainability Snapshot, we invited three environmental innovators to talk about how they’re shaking up their respective industries. Speakers from ZooShare, Dresden Vision, and the Gladstone Hotel shared how they’re putting sustainability…

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Sustainability Snapshot: The intersection between food supply and sustainability

Currently contributing to a third of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the food and agricultural industries are expected to grow this impact in the years ahead. In addition, by 2050, it’s expected we’ll have to increase food production by 50% to feed the world’s population. At the same time, these industries face the challenge of…

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