Want to become a leader against climate change in Niagara? Become a member of the Carbon Project today.

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

NSI Reorganization Announcement

Letter from the Executive Director of NSI in regards to the announcement of reorganization and strategic development. As Executive Director of NSI, I would like to thank everyone for your support of sustainability initiatives here in Niagara through your interest and involvement in the work we are doing here at NSI. Our on-going mission is […]

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4 Eco-Friendly Way to Stay Cool this Summer

By: Becky White Summer is here, and so are the scorching temperatures. Whether you have an air conditioner in your home or not, there are a variety of ways to keep cool without using a high amount of energy or breaking the bank. #1 Keep your Curtains Closed during the Daytime Energy use (and bills!) […]

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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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  • "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.