PPG Welcomes 21 New Members in 2020

Partners in Project Green continues to deliver quality programming and services to a fast-growing community of businesses, government bodies, institutions, and utilities. Our collaborative approach encourages our members to work together to share creative ideas and collaborate on green business initiatives that improve economic, social, and environmental performance.

This year PPG welcomed 21 new members, all focused on improving their economic, social, and environmental performance:

Alton Mill Arts Centre Alton Mill Arts Centre: Built on the banks of Shaw’s Creek, Alton Mill Arts Centre is a national-award-winning heritage building and home to 25 studio artists, galleries, a heritage museum, café, and unique shops.
Apotex Apotex is a pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines (both generic and innovative pharmaceuticals) for patients around the world.
BP Landscaping BP Landscaping and Snow Removal has been providing home and commercial landscaping services to Peel Region neighborhoods since 1981.
Caledon Community Services Caledon Community Services Caledon Community Services is working to build a better Caledon together with their citizens. The group is making real and meaningful contributions to the quality of health, jobs, and life for residents of every age across Caledon.
Council of the Great Lakes Region Council of the Great Lakes Region provides a binational, multi-sector forum for exchange and collaboration on the region’s key risks and opportunities. Beginning with conversations about the Region’s most critical issues, the Council encourages those with common interests to drive commitment and action through dialogue groups, research, advocacy, and programs.
EcoCaledon EcoCaledon works in conjunction with its partners to promote environmental programs, projects and activities designed to enhance and protect Caledon’s environment and to reverse global warming. They engage with the Caledon community and its individual citizens in the enjoyment and conservation of the environment.
FigBytes Figbytes is a team of entrepreneurial sustainability/CSR domain experts and technologists determined to play a key role in taking sustainability beyond compliance to strategic GPS for the 21st century. They give customers the opportunity to connect their performance, brand, reporting and engagement on a unique digital platform.
FreshSpoke FreshSpoke is an online grocer and retail distributor of hundreds of fresh and local foods from farmers and artisans. FreshSpoke works with farmers, growers and food and beverage artisans from across Ontario to provide a year-round supply of fresh and local grocery products.
Gingko Sustainability Ginkgo Sustainability exists to make buildings eco-friendly and sustainable. GINGKO offers consulting, design, installation, and maintenance services to help organizations realize their green building goals.
Goodlot Farmstead Brewing Goodlot Farmstead Brewing Co. makes fresh, hyper-local farm-raised beer using ingredients grown on their own farm and by other small farms in Ontario.
Grand and Toy Grand & Toy has a long history of bringing innovative workplace solutions and sustainable business practices to market. Today, it is one of the largest B2B office products and service providers, operating one of Canada’s biggest distribution networks and serving customers coast-to-coast via their direct sales force and best in class e-commerce platform.
Husky Husky is a Canadian-based integrated energy company. Husky’s focus on safety helps to protect the public, its employees and contractors, the environment and its assets.
Kingspan Kingspan Insulated Panels is the world’s #1 manufacturer of insulated metal panels and architectural panel systems. Their commitment to sustainability is instilled at every level of the company and at every step in the manufacturing process.
LUSH LUSH Cosmetics makes products for the bath, body and shower. They have six core philosophies that drive they way they do business: freshest cosmetics; 100 percent vegetarian; ethical buying; handmade; naked (unpackaged); and, fighting animal testing.
MapleGreen Tree Services MapleGreen Tree Services is an experienced team of expert arborists that offers affordable residential and commercial tree care in Toronto – GTA. MapleGreen Tree Services has been family owned and operating in Caledon since 2009.
Next Level Stormwater Management Next Level Stormwater Managment delivers innovative rooftop stormwater solutions that are industry-leading in performance and engineering. They also offer a range of products for stormwater detention and retention.
Ocean Mechanical Ocean Mechanical is a very distinctive based mechanical and plumbing company serving Toronto and the surrounding areas, providing reliable, efficient, and timely service and support to their valued clients in the commercial and residential plumbing, heating, gas piping, and water industries.
Omega Building Group OMEGA Building Group is a Ontario based Custom Home Builder & General Contractor that has been managing projects across Canada for the last 30 years. They emphasize the “team” approach where their clients work along with their design consultants as a residential/commercial construction management team.
Refuel Refuel‘s mission is to provide a competitively priced alternative to fossil fuels that reduces emissions, is sustainable across the entire supply chain, and creates economic opportunities for communities.
Sick Kids Hospital Sick Kids Hospital is Canada’s most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children’s health in the country. They work each day to provide the best in child and family-centered care, create ground-breaking clinical and scientific advancements, and train the next generation of experts in child health.
Taylor Label Taylor Label is Canada’s trade-only manufacturer of barcodes and labels, responsibly made. Taylor Label produces spot and process colour, in-stock blanks, barcodes and variable data with the industry’s most environmentally progressive materials and methods

PPG’s new members join a diverse group of stakeholders working together for the betterment of both the environment and the local economy.

Visit the links below to read more about PPG’s 2020 accomplishments across our performance areas: