Health benefits of a low-carbon future in Toronto

In 2007, Toronto adopted the target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions across Toronto by 80% by the year 2050, relative to 1990 levels. This report provides input to TransformTO, a project lead by the City of Toronto Environment and Energy Division and the Toronto Atmospheric Fund to identify a path that will lead Toronto to [...]

By |2018-10-09T13:08:37-04:00June 29th, 2016|Home, Ideas|0 Comments

Energy management plans for University Health Network (UHN) hospitals

IndEco, as part of our role as project managers of UHN’s comprehensive energy management and engagement program – TLC, Care to Conserve, has prepared energy management plans for UHN’s three hospitals – Toronto Western Hospital (2008-2011), Toronto General Hospital (2009-2012) and Princess Margaret Hospital (2010-2013). These three-year energy plans provide a detailed framework for all [...]

By |2017-05-19T22:17:17-04:00October 15th, 2013|Ideas|0 Comments

Road to health: Improving walking and cycling in Toronto

Land use and transportation systems are closely linked to Torontonians' low levels of daily physical activity, and increasing levels of chronic disease. Active transportation is at the forefront of efforts to design healthier communities and transportation. Toronto Public Health retained IndEco to review the literature on active transportation, gather and analyze Toronto-specific data, quantify the [...]

By |2017-11-16T11:33:15-05:00April 24th, 2012|Ideas|0 Comments
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