Ottawa Green Business

An all-virtual approach designed to help you meet your sustainability goals.

Join like-minded entrepreneurs working to lighten their impact on the environment. Find green solutions that fit your budget. Engage your employees around issues that matter.

OGB Online Membership includes:

  • Access to a growing community of businesses in Ottawa choosing to go green
  • Weekly green business tips, straight to your inbox
  • A library of resources including employee engagement tools, sustainability challenges, worksheets and more
  • E-pod green learning series sent to your (and your employees’) inboxes monthly
  • Online events & workshops
  • An online forum to connect with other members

Join today for just $100/year

Not quite ready to take the plunge? Sign up for our free monthly newsletter.

Sustainability and good business go hand in hand. As one of Ottawa’s 20,000 businesses, your choices matter. Small choices have a big impact when businesses work together.

Learn more about Ottawa Green Business Online here.

Weekly Tips

Maximize Natural Lighting

Did you know that taking advantage of natural light can lead to significant health and wellness benefits while lowering your energy consumption?

Be strategic in how you set up your home office, desk, or workspace to maximize natural light coming in. Placing your desk near a window or installing a well placed mirror can amplify natural light.

You can adjust your workspace or even your working hours seasonally to maximize the benefits and minimize your carbon footprint!

Learn more here!

Buy in Bulk

Buying in bulk is a great way to cut carbon by reducing packaging (embodied carbon and waste) and reducing shipping emissions. Plus, one trip is better than ten. 

Bonus: it will likely reduce waste as staff and management begin to keep a close eye on purchasing cycles.

Learn more here!

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