Green Freight Assessment Program (GFAP): Up to $100k in Funding
Government Funding

Green Freight Assessment Program (GFAP): Up to $100k in Funding

UPDATE: The Green Freight Assessment Phase is now closed and not accepting applications. The deadline was November 1, 2019, OR until funds had been depleted. The Implementation Phase is still open. Heavy-duty vehicles account for some of Canada’s highest transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions. While there is a lot of discussion about increasing the number of…

6 Ontario Small Business Events You Won’t Want to Miss in May 2017
Business Strategy

6 Ontario Small Business Events You Won’t Want to Miss in May 2017

As spring approaches, business owners and executives should continue looking for growth opportunities in 2017 and beyond. A great way to stay up-to-date on current industry news and network with other thought leaders is by attending Ontario small business events. Industry focused events provide an outlet for professional networking and access to expert knowledge. Throughout…

Why GHG Consultants Should Become Qualified by the CME SMART Green Grant
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Why GHG Consultants Should Become Qualified by the CME SMART Green Grant

Please Note: The CME SMART Green program is now closed. Please explore active government funding programs. The CME SMART Green Program assists Ontario-based manufacturers to adopt innovative technologies that increase productivity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). Manufacturers may apply for up to 50% of project expenses to a maximum $200,000 per facility, or up…

An Increasingly Convenient Truth: Climate Change’s Business Potential
Business Strategy

An Increasingly Convenient Truth: Climate Change’s Business Potential

In 2016, Canada’s Liberal Party placed a tremendous focus on environmental and economic issues. This is clearly evidenced in their Real Change program, which contrasts the strategic differences between them and the previously elected Conservative Party. Publications on Canada’s clean technology (cleantech) sector note that Canada lost between 41-71% of its market share globally since…

How Lightweight Vehicles Are Transforming the Automotive Industry
Business Strategy

How Lightweight Vehicles Are Transforming the Automotive Industry

New vehicle innovations are reshaping the automotive industry at a more rapid pace than ever before.  Global manufacturers are developing new products and processes at an accelerated rate, which is helping the automotive industry to become more efficient and technologically advanced. One of the major trends leading this revolution is the lightening of vehicles throughout…

Will CME Green Grants Fund Your Next Emissions Reduction Project?
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Will CME Green Grants Fund Your Next Emissions Reduction Project?

Please Note: The CME SMART Green program is now closed. Please explore active government funding programs. In recent years, Canadian manufacturing businesses have received increased pressures from society, customers, and government regulations to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and become more sustainable. Doing so can have drastic and immediate benefits on each business’ operational…