Category: Strategic Sustainable Solutions

The past year has shown that change is all around us. Decisions and practices that are made by businesses can have wide-ranging impacts, felt across the world. With these unprecedented events, we’re encouraged to examine what we can do to prevent similar occurrences from happening again. It’s become clear that the traditional, wealth-focused way of...
Create a Successful Return to Work Strategy with the Health-Safety Rating As Ontario progresses in its reopening strategy and opens a variety of outdoor amenities, many of us may be wondering when we can return to the indoor spaces we love. It’s no secret that many employees are starting to miss the office environment, from...
With such a strong emphasis on our health during this time, not everyone is aware of the impact that the environment we live in and the products we use can also have on our health. By making the effort to avoid toxic chemical exposure in your home, you can reduce the risk of developing or...
Premier’s Sustainability team is ready to assist you with creating a seamless re-entry in the post COVID-19 world. The WELL Health-Safety Rating is a visible commitment that shows occupants your building is safe to return to. Open and maintain your property with confidence. Stay informed with the world’s leading standard for advancing health and wellbeing....
While the COVID-19 pandemic may have changed the way we work and live in 2020, experts agree that several workplace trends can be expected throughout the course of 2021 as we continue to adjust and transition from home to office or a hybrid of both. Employee Wellbeing Will Be Prioritized A focus on the overall...
As the annual gift-giving season approaches, we may be wondering how to balance our environmental values with our desire to show loved ones appreciation. While the trend of gifting typically promotes unneeded consumerism and waste, there are many ways to gift with more thought and less impact to the planet. 1. Think about its Lifecycle...
With December right around the corner, homeowners across the country are beginning to convert their properties into winter wonderlands with holiday decorations. Lights, wreaths, candles, and lawn displays are a common sight when passing through most neighborhoods. While decorating your home or lawn may bring some holiday joy, we should be conscious of how our...
This Waste Reduction Week is an excellent opportunity to talk about how waste and our ecosystems intersect.  37 million people live in the Great Lakes basin between Canada and the United States. The region is home to some of North America’s largest cities, boasts one of the world’s highest GDPs, and is the world’s 2nd...
As we ride out the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become more important than ever to make self-care a priority. Regardless of whether you’re returning to the office, preparing your children for school, or changing your work-from-home schedule, the transition that comes with the new season can leave you feeling overwhelmed. A new...
On a normal workday, we have a good sense of where our priorities should lie. However, if we’re lucky enough to have a day off, the best way to spend it can be unclear. If we’re tuned out of work for the day, giving our brain downtime to simply be idle and do nothing can...