Sustainability in Supply Chain – Event Recap

Sustainability in Business Laurier (SIB) and Laurier Supply Chain Association (LSCA) hosted a very successful joint event called “Sustainability in Supply Chain”. This event took place on November 8th via Zoom and was sponsored by Diva International and Kindred Credit Union.  This event featured six speakers who have all effectively incorporated sustainability into their supply … Read more

Business Spotlight: Hewlett Packard

For 11 years, HP has been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. In 2018, this multi-national information technology company was the only technology company present on the list. To be named, employers must have developed unique environmental initiatives, successfully reduced the organizations environmental footprint and show employee involvement in these programs (to name a … Read more

Business Spotlight: Bombardier

The focus for the spotlight in sustainable businesses has now spread to multinational companies. We are proud to present our sustainable company for this month: Bombardier. Bombardier endorses the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals and their efforts and activities mostly support three of them: #11 – Sustainable Cities and Communities, #13 – Climate Action, … Read more

Business Spotlight: Kindred Credit Union

For this month’s Kitchener-Waterloo Sustainable company showcase, we have chosen to place a spotlight on Kindred Credit Union. At first glance this company may seem like simply another financial institution, however Kindred has worked hard to lead the way in Sustainable practices in the KW region. Not to mention that the company was featured in … Read more

Adidas x Parley Change What Normal means in Footwear

Last May, Adidas announced that they had sold over one million pairs of sneakers that were constructed from plastics found in our oceans. This initiative was done in partnership with Parley for the Oceans, a movement that “addresses major threats towards our oceans, the most important ecosystem of our planet”. Parley developed a special yarn … Read more

Business Spotlight: REEP Green Solutions

SIB Laurier would like to recognize companies in the Kitchener-Waterloo area that have made recognizable efforts to be sustainable and practice sustainable actions. The feature for this month is Reep Green Solutions. It was founded in 1999 as the Residential Energy Efficiency Project (REEP) through a joint initiative of the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment and the Elora Environment … Read more