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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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Get Involved

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

Farewell from Matt Brunette

I began my role as NSI’s Development and Engagement Manager two years ago as a fresh graduate from Niagara College’s Environmental Management and Assessment post graduate certificate program. Through the program and part-time work with Niagara College, I was introduced to the subject of organizational sustainability. Little did I know then, this field would become […]

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Toronto People’s Climate March

On Saturday April 29th, hundreds of thousands of people in 370 countries came together to march in support of improving climate change policies around the world. In Toronto, hundreds of people called for the government to reduce Canada’s green house gas emissions, and support more renewable energy solutions. The marches were held in solidarity with […]

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City of Welland Draft Comprehensive Zoning By-law & Notice of Public Open House

The City of Welland has developed a draft single new Comprehensive Zoning By-law with the goal of creating a single and progressive regulatory document which appropriately implements Provincial, Regional and Local policies. A Public Open House will be held on May 11, 2017 between 6pm and 9pm in the Council Chambers, Welland City Hall, 2nd […]

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  • "To me, the NSI community means industry leaders and community members working toward creating a more sustainable Niagara; it's amazing to see examples set by large and small businesses alike. Hopefully the efforts of members will encourage and inspire others to follow in their footsteps."

    Katie Macmillian, Intern

  • "NSI is supporting our region through unprecedented collaboration between businesses and consumers, encouraging smart energy use. They remind us that economic growth and environmental sustainability can balance each other"

    Mishka Balsom, Ambassador, Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce,

  • "It's encouraging to know that our sustainability efforts are being mirrored across the Niagara Region. Together we're progressing in the right direction"

    Lynn Perry, Member, Quartek Group Inc.

Some Interesting Facts...


Tonnes CO2e committed to being reduced


Members or 13% of Niagara's workforce


Passenger cars equivalent to GHG managed emissions.