Brewing up a sustainable beer

Ever tried a green beer? No, it’s not St. Patrick’s day! But you can make the choice for a sustainably-made beer every day. Specialty brewers care about the community around them and preserving our resources. They have been minimizing their impact on the environment in three main ways: addressing their use of water in beer…

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How to create a sustainable coffee bar at work or home

What’s the secret ingredient for a productive workplace? Coffee! From the morning brew to the afternoon pick-me-up, many workers across Canada (and the world) rely on java to keep us going. The Bullfrog Power office is no exception—but as always, we’ve put a green twist on things. We’ve set up a sustainably sourced, zero-waste coffee…

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Greener Horizons Toronto: Building credibility with third party certification

Credibility is becoming an increasingly important issue in the sustainability space. Several global institutions are finding a receptive audience when it comes to expansive climate commitments, but the expertise and organizational resources required to meet them can seem daunting. How can businesses recognize new standards of global sustainability leadership without creating a credibility gap for…

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Greening The Art of Junk

The carbon footprint of transportation is a major issue that many eco-minded businesses are finding difficult to address. Here’s the story of one Canadian startup that’s doing its part. Junkery is the first junk removal services company in Canada to become bullfrogpowered with green fuel. Junkery is a Halifax startup that’s choosing green fuel for…

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Greener Horizons: How sustainability can lead the smart cities revolution

Background Smart cities combine new and emerging technologies with a vision of more efficient and, proponents claim, more sustainable urban environments. Sustainability is often seen as a by-product of smart city technology—instead of being the driving force behind smart cities. Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, brought together a panel of business leaders to…

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Chocolatier with a passion for his community

Bullfrog talks taste, lineage and community with a bullfrogpowered chocolatier in Toronto    When you walk into Stubbe Chocolates, located at Dupont and Christie in Toronto, you are immediately welcomed by the delightful smell of rich, homemade chocolate. And if you are a chocolate lover like me, the alarm bells start going off—you know this…

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Why sustainability leadership doesn’t have to mean going it alone

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A recent Ivey Business School report (2016) surveyed CEOs on the issue, finding three common barriers to prioritizing sustainability: 1) lack of knowledge about environmental issues; 2) inability to connect those issues to the business; and 3) competing priorities at the expense of sustainable action.

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Sustainability isn’t for later. 10 ways any business can build a more credible sustainability story

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  This blog post originally appeared on CFIB’s My StartUp blog.   Sustainability isn’t a priority right now. We need a full sustainability strategy before we can start. I need to calculate what the ROI would be first. All of these are common objections to taking the first steps on any organization’s sustainability journey. In…

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