Category: Strategic Sustainable Solutions

Many of us find it easy to answer the question, “Do you love what you do?”. However, when we break our roles down day-by-day into specific tasks, we most likely have a difficult time evaluating what exactly about our jobs we enjoy most. Despite repeated studies showing that employee engagement can directly impact a company’s...
As of April 29, you can sign up to participate in Bike to Work Day, which is taking place this year on May 27th. Bike to Work Day kicks off Bike Month (May 27th – June 30th), an entire month dedicated to promoting cycling as a healthy and safe form of commuting. By signing up...
By 2030, the UN estimates that 60% of the global population will live in urban areas, and that 1 in 3 people will live in cities with at least half a million inhabitants. While cities provide an ecosystem for modern life and technological advancements to intersect, the speed at which our civilization is developing has...
Spring has finally arrived and after a long winter of hibernation we are drawn to decluttering, spring cleaning, and tuning our bicycles, but our bodies deserve that same level of TLC. Spring is a time for renewal, so take this opportunity to check in with your health and reset for a new season. Bring on...
Forests cover 30% of the world’s surface and provide crucial environmental, social and health benefits. From an environmental perspective, trees perform many functions from storing carbon (and thus aiding in climate change mitigation) and filtering air, to regulating local temperatures and providing habitats that support and foster biodiversity. For many indigenous peoples, forests have traditionally...
Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research through various engagement and outreach events, such as neuroscience lab tours. BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain from March 11th – 17th, 2019. We would like to...
As an all-female team working in the commercial real estate industry, a predominantly male-dominated industry, we appreciate the importance and significance of celebrating International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day—March 8—is a day dedicated to helping nations worldwide eliminate discrimination against women. It’s a day that focuses on helping to protect and promote women’s rights and...
As innovative zero waste products become more popular, we are starting to see more zero waste stores and markets pop up across Canada. Having access to zero waste stores makes it easier for consumers to avoid unnecessary single-use packaging and minimize their environmental footprint. The amount of waste we produce as a society increases every...
In Canada, a third of the year is comprised of wintery months marked by minimal daylight and cold, dreary days. During this time, it’s common to suffer from monotonous days spent commuting to and from the office in the dark. If you notice the lack of sunlight causing weariness, moodiness, and negatively impacting your performance...
Mental illness affects us all at some point of our lives, either directly or indirectly. In any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem, illness, or addiction.1 In fact, mental illness is considered the leading cause of disability in Canada.2 There are many reasons why someone might...