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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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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 Vision

Our vision is to reduce operations greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, increase local business profitability, and work towards the creation of a low carbon economy. We will promote this vision throughout Niagara as our community continues to grow.

Advancing environmental and economic performance in the Niagara Region.

NSI News

Source: UNEP Food Day

World Food Day – Action Against Hunger

Written by Jen Hart   World Food Day on October 16 is a day of action against hunger, but also raises other issues related to food waste, sustainability and the carbon footprint of foods   World Food Day was created to celebrate the creation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on October […]

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Bringing Awareness to Vietnam’s Environmental Crisis

By: Lana Phan Many people aren’t aware that I have been involved as a volunteer with the Toronto based youth group “Phan Boi Chau – Youth for Democracy (PBC Toronto)” for the past seven years. The human rights issues that the group tackles have always been close to my heart being the child of Vietnamese […]

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How Not to Fall Prey to Consumerism

Written by: Renee Palisa Valentines Day, Hallowe’en, Black Friday, the Christmas Season—shopping has evolved from acquiring items of necessity to more of a “destination,” into weekend, weekly and month-long events. Everywhere you look, we’re pressured to buy more STUFF. The increasingly widespread belief that one of our chief purposes is to purchase ever more and […]

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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...


CO2e committed to being reduced


Members or 9.1% of Niagara's workforce


Passenger cars equivalent to GHG managed emissions.