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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Community Renewables

Community Renewables has been created to work towards The City of Calgary's Climate Resiliency Strategy by combining community initiative and clean, affordable, renewable energy to fortify energy security within our city (and province) and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electricity production and building infrastructure.

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Project Leo Scalable Passive Housing

Homes and buildings account for 13% of Canada's overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Cumulative impacts are the total impacts  when all of an areas or industries impacts are added together. Focusing on Calgary's housing market offers a great opportunity to implement large scale change because of it's potential to attack cumulative impacts if these changes are made affordable to the average populace.

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Lightspark Software Submission for Mayor's Innovation Challenge

By the year 2050, Calgary has committed to an 80% reduction in city-wide emissions below 2005 levels. The City of Calgary's Climate Resilience Strategy has identified addressing emissions from the residential housing sector as a critical plank in ensuring its sustainable

Prosperity. According to the most recent census data, Calgary has over 400,000 single family homes so figuring out how to renovate the current housing... more »

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Calgary's Municipal Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) Program

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to the voluntary or regulated activities of companies that serve to responsibly integrate social, environmental and economic goals into their operations. As CSR is gaining traction with top corporations around the world, it is not limited to conventional for-profit corporations. Structured like a corporation but with an innate duty to serve its citizens, local government is... more »

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