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The Carbon Project

A network of leaders in Niagara who gain a competitive advantage by embedding sustainability into their operations.

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Upcoming Events

Check out our next event. We host a comprehensive season of events to help you implement sustainability measures.

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Do you want to get involved? A group of dedicated volunteers help us with our

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Our Mission

"Supporting a thriving Niagara through education, outreach and support services for the environmental sustainability of our community."

We've recently updated our mission to reflect the changing needs and priorities of our organization.

NSI News

Holistic Sustainability – Going Beyond “Green”

By Renee Palisa “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” ~American naturalist and preservationist John Muir Achieving and sustaining economic growth has traditionally been the focus of most governments, in both developed and developing countries, in their challenge to reduce debt, maintain social stability […]

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Niagara Regional Municipality and JED Management join Niagara Sustainability Initiative’s “The Carbon Project”

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 9, 2017 ST. CATHARINES, ON – January 9, 2017 –Niagara Regional Municipality and JED Management ring in the new year by affirming their commitment to corporate sustainability by joining Niagara Sustainability Initiative (NSI)’s Carbon Project. As Monitoring Members, both organizations commit to monitoring organizational green house gas (GHG) emissions […]

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Waste Diversion at Events

  This past July, Niagara Sustainability Initiative participated in the Long Beach Ride in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Niagara. In addition to being a successful fundraiser that raised over $13,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Niagara, NSI was able to mitigate the event’s waste by participating in Special Event […]

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  • “NSI has really become a leader in the business community and is making significant
    contributions to not only assist businesses to become more sustainable, but making a
    difference in the Niagara community as a whole.”

    Taryn Wilkinson, Niagara College, Niagara on the Lake

  • “We recognized some obvious energy losses with hot/cold zones in the Township office. Given our small staff size, membership in NSI has given us the support needed to make progress in this area.”

    Mike Sullivan,

  • “We are confident that our partnership with NSI, and the valuable information provided on their website and seminars will continue to move us forward.”

    Kevin Allison, Fire Monitoring Canada Inc, St. Catharines

Some Interesting Facts...


Tonnes CO2e committed to being reduced


Members or 9.1% of Niagara's workforce


Passenger cars equivalent to GHG managed emissions.