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Net Zero Energy Dwelling (NetZED) On The WaterfrontPosted: Mar 22, 2016
Toronto’s revitalized waterfront will feature some of the greenest buildings and neighbourhoods in the world. To help curb climate change, all of our development partners are required to meet our Minimum Green Building Requirements and build advanced, high performance buildings, and also promote sustainable lifestyle choices by tenants and residents. Tridel, our development partner in Bayside, is going above and beyond our minimum requirements: Aqualina, the first residential building under construction in Bayside, is targeting LEED Platinum certification and will also have a net zero energy suite.
Creating and Restoring Natural Habitat Along Our WaterfrontPosted: Feb 11, 2016
Creating and restoring aquatic and terrestrial habitat is an important part of waterfront revitalization. Together with our partners, we are focused on helping to restore the quality of the lake’s water and shoreline.
A Fresh Perspective on Sustainability: Developing a New Resiliency and Innovation FrameworkPosted: Jan 15, 2016
We are developing a new Resiliency and Innovation Framework that will focus on climate change resiliency, advanced innovation, and smart cities development. For example, plans to revitalize the Port Lands and naturalize the mouth of the Don River will things such as green infrastructure, energy efficient buildings, renewable energy, and passive design.
Why is Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting Important?Posted: Dec 8, 2015
In the execution of our vision, Waterfront Toronto takes a triple bottom line approach to quantifying accomplishments. The latest results are outlined in our new Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report.
Exchanging Ideas on Planning and Design in a Changing ClimatePosted: Jun 30, 2015
Canadian – Netherlands Resilient Cities Summit brought together experts from both countries to discuss and work on joint solutions to real issues and challenges for mitigating and adapting to a changing climate.
How Socially Responsible and Sustainable is Waterfront Toronto?Posted: Apr 22, 2015
Read through our Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report and give us your feedback.
Research Project Seeks to Improve Transportation Model and Reduce City’s Carbon FootprintPosted: Dec 3, 2014
The University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute has developed a new app for iPhone and Android that tracks travel behaviour. The data collected will help develop a new transportation model that could help us solve Toronto’s transportation challenges.