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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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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

Understanding the Global Adjustment Fee

By Renee Palisa Electricity pricing in Ontario is comprised of several different small fees. For those who pay the market fee, these fees include Debt Retirement Charge, Administration fees, Delivery Charges, Energy Reliability and Global Adjustment. What is the Global Adjustment Fee? There has been some confusion surrounding the Global Adjustment (GA) Fee that emerged […]

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Ontario’s Cap and Trade Legislation & Energy Innovation in the Golden Horseshoe

By: Jen Hart NSI will be discussing Ontario’s Cap and Trade Legislation at our February 14th event, Energy Innovation in the Golden Horseshoe, a day long conference that will explore the future of energy in Niagara region. All are welcome and the day will feature four educational sessions covering: Cap and Trade; Green Investment; Energy […]

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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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  • “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.