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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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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

CEM Engineering joins Niagara Sustainability Initiative’s “The Carbon Project” 

MEDIA RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 22, 2017 ST. CATHARINES, ON – June 22, 2017 – CEM Engineering has affirmed their commitment to corporate sustainability by joining Niagara Sustainability Initiative (NSI)’s Carbon Project. CEM Engineering is welcomed by a network of environmental leaders of 19 organizations in Niagara. As a Monitoring Member, CEM Engineering has […]

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A big thank you to all who celebrated our Evening of Recognition with us!

On Thursday, May 25, 2017 at White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa, 85 guests registered to attend Niagara Sustainability Initiative’s (NSI) 6th Annual Evening of Recognition. The evening’s theme was “Guiding Communities: Committing to a Sustainable Future”. The event also coincided with the release of our Annual Report of the same name. The evening featured […]

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NHS Welcomes Marisha Plata

Niagara Health System has a new Technical Engineering Specialist. NSI would like to welcome Marisha Pluta to her new role! Marisha holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Dalhousie University and a graduate certificate in Environmental Management and Assessment from Niagara College. Marisha comes from a background in health care services and previously […]

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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.