Going Green

$2.6 Trillion Divested From Fossil Fuels Is Paying Off

Carol Linnitt | Posted 09.24.2016 | Canada Business
Carol Linnitt

Investors are realizing that divestment doesn't mean financial losses. Thanks in part to plummeting global oil prices and the booming clean energy economy, divested portfolios have been outperforming those with investments in fossil fuels. Divestment doesn't just mean pulling your investments from fossil fuel holdings -- it also means redirecting investment dollars to alternatives like clean energy, green tech and climate solutions.

B.C. Couple Builds Dream Green Home With Their Own Hands

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When most people say they're building their own home, they mean they've hired an architect and a contractor and are overseeing the production. But ...

How Your Company Can Close the Gap Between Social Responsibility and Products

John Izzo | Posted 12.30.2014 | Canada Business
John Izzo

Make conscious efforts to show consumers the good things you are doing. Demonstrate in tangible ways that your company is committed to doing good in the world. For example, if you're in the food service industry, don't automatically put a straw in a customer's drink.

Toronto's Mayoral Candidates Should Realize Budget Cuts Don't Equal Prosperity

Russ Blinch | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Politics
Russ Blinch

Wouldn't it be cool to have a mayor who swanned around in a hybrid car, rather than a gas guzzling jalopy, and who talked about "nurturing" entrepreneurs, or who sought tax breaks for sustainability initiatives, or who could imagine something outside of the box when it comes to Toronto's moribund waterfront?

Earth Day: Sure I'll Recycle, Reduce, and Reuse... Except For That

Dileen Simms | Posted 06.21.2013 | Canada Living
Dileen Simms

On April 22, Canadians will join others across the globe to celebrate Earth day. We will take part in projects that highlight our particular concerns to improve life on our planet. I'm all about saving the planet, but there is still one eco-friendly thing I can't bring myself to do....

14 Little Things That Are Harming Our Planet

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Living

You might think you already know how to reduce your carbon footprint: walk or bike instead of driving, limit flights, recycle. And some of the little ...

25 Ways To Be Green In 2013

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Impact
Yummy Mummy Club

The New Year is here and this is the time that many of us decide to make positive changes in our lives. No matter what shade of green you may be, the following list will hopefully give you some inspiration on how to make some eco-friendly changes for both your family and the environment.

Singing In "Eh" Sharp: Crowd-Sourced Earth Hour Anthem And Other Inspiring Tunes

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Living

Andrew Huang is no stranger when it comes to performing in front of a crowd, nor is he to someone to shy away from taking the crowd's feedback to hear...