Canadian businesses recognised for energy-saving measures

Businesses in London, Ontario, are being encouraged to sign up for a new collaborative effort to reduce energy consumption and recognise good sustainable practice.

Unveiled by the Mayor's Sustainable Energy Council, the EnergySaver Recognition Programme is designed to encourage and support energy conservation and efficiency in the Canadian city, LondonTopic reports.

According to the news source, all companies that join the scheme and meet certain requirements will be officially acknowledged as a Recognised EnergySaver Business.

Mayor of London Anne Marie De-Cicco Best described the project as "a collaborative way to reduce our collective carbon footprint".

She added: "By doing their part to reduce energy use, London businesses will help preserve the environment for future generations through innovation."

Each year, the programme will reward particularly high-achieving companies in London by naming them as an Outstanding EnergySaver Business.

The London Mayor's Sustainable Energy Council held its inaugural meeting in October 2007 and features 20 local energy experts in addition to mayor De-Cicco Best.

Published by Hannah Walsh
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Friday 30th October 2009


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