TRCA’s public engagement strategy

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is mandated to ensure the conservation, restoration and responsible management of water, land and natural habitats within the 10 watersheds (and the Lake Ontario lakefront) that make up the TRCA’s jurisdiction through programs that balance human, environmental and economic needs. An important part of this work is engaging community members [...]

By |2017-06-23T16:56:13-04:00June 23rd, 2017|Ideas|0 Comments

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

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

IndEco prepares energy management plan for the Toronto Discovery District

IndEco has prepared a district wide Energy Management Plan (EMP) for the Toronto Discovery District (TDD). This EMP represents a coordinated and integrated approach to energy management, renewable energy generation, and district energy for the buildings within the Toronto Discovery District. The Toronto Discovery District is Canada’s largest concentration of scientific research facilities and consists [...]

By |2017-05-23T09:39:34-04:00February 17th, 2010|Ideas|0 Comments

The City of Toronto’s environmental management system: An implementation strategy

In Fall of 2000, IndEco completed a project, with the City of Toronto’s Environmental Planning & Support Group, to develop an implementation strategy for an Environmental Management System (EMS) for the City of Toronto. The final project report recommends a three-year action plan to move the City forward on implementing an EMS, based on the [...]

By |2017-06-04T14:32:06-04:00February 26th, 2001|Ideas|0 Comments
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