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Solar Panels in Residential Homes

Posted by Blake Nijs on June 24 at 5:00 PM Homeowners usually dismiss solar panels as a viable energy source as this technology can be very expensive.  Lately companies have started producing more inexpensive solar panels, which people can also lease, in so providing an alternative to paying the full purchase price.  This creates an opportunity for average income homeowners to install solar panels and save an average of 15% on their electricity costs.  Topics: energy, sustainability        22 Comments Read Full Post

Sustainability in Oil & Gas is much more than Environmental Performance

Posted by Stacy Richter on June 23 at 6:00 AM Guest blogger Colin Anton (CHRP, MBA) explains that sustainability in the oil and gas industry means much more than managing Greenhouse Gas Emissions or water usage.  True sustainability in oil and gas also relies on the communities in which we operate. Especially if we are dedicated to a 3BL approach; people, planet, profit. 

Topics: energy, sustainability        14 Comments Read Full Post

SocialCycling Certification Process

Posted by Jason Warnock on June 9 at 6:00 PM

With the tremendous growth and interest in the SocialCycling® program over the last few months, we stop to touch base with Ian Radzichowsky a Certified Environmental Practitioner in Waste Management (CCEP) with the Canadian Environmental Certification Approvals Board and one of the architects of the SocialCycling Certification process on why SocialCycling differs from other reclamation and reuse programs.

Topics: recycling, strategy, sustainability        5 Comments Read Full Post

Communicating Sustainability in Oil & Gas - Part Dos; Through Mixed Media

Posted by Stacy Richter on June 7 at 6:00 AM In my last post, I looked at communicating sustainability in oil & gas through creative design and we observed what CAPP is doing to change the landscape.  Part II of our review will the importance of communicating sustainability in oil & gas through mixed media.   Topics: energy, strategy, sustainability        7 Comments Read Full Post

Marine Recycling and Sustainability

Posted by Blake Nijs on June 3 at 1:30 AM Fiberglass has been used to construct the hulls of boats for many years.  Unfortunately the only way to disposing of these boats, was to drag them to the closest dump where they would only be left to pile up in our landfills.  Recently, Sandy Cove Marine of Ontario has developed a exciting new way to recycle these boats. Topics: recycling, strategy, sustainability        8 Comments Read Full Post

Communicating Sustainability in Oil & Gas - Part Uno; Through Creative Design

Posted by Stacy Richter on June 1 at 6:00 AM Over the last year I have been pretty critical of Big Oil’s communication efforts; for good reasons. I have been pretty active on Twitter spreading ideals like transparency, trust, authenticity and engagement.  Those demonstrating the opposite have no doubt received a tongue lashing and those communicating with these ideals as a backbone have, well, likely gone unnoticed.   Topics: energy, strategy, sustainability        3 Comments Read Full Post
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