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In order to offset TeamCain related business travel for Q1 2010 TeamCain purchased carbon offsets through Less.ca and Offsetters.ca.  The total tonnes of carbon offsets purchased through Less were 12.74 tonnes of CO2e and through Offsetters we purchased 8 total tonnes of Golda Standard VER’s.

The Gold Standard Voluntary Emissions Reduction’s (VER’s) are essentially carbon credits that...

Each year here in Toronto we have the Ride to Conquer Cancer … a two day bicycle ride from Toronto to Niagara Falls where riders raise donations for cancer fighting.  The funds raised go to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, and the ride...

As part of our TeamCain mission to be proactively aware of our Carbon Footprint, we decided for Collaborate 2010 that we would have a more environmentally friendly booth give away. For this conference, our hand out was Live Conifer (Evergreen) Tree Seedlings. They were a big success, we managed to hand out the majority of them, but there were a small number left over. We were able to donate...

For Q1 2010 TeamCain has purchased offsets for 12.74 Tonnes of CO2e through Less.ca !

This purchase was based on sales, services and administrative travel during the first quarter.  

On a monthly basis we collect the total travel miles that our consultants and...

In 2010 TeamCain will be dedicating efforts towards CarbonFund’s Million Tree Challenge.   

What is the Million Tree Challenge?

Beginning April...

About two years ago, my twenty-something son was driving back from Haliburton, Ontario to our house.  On the way, he realized that he was dangerously low on gas, so he stopped at a gas station to put $20 into his car.  Getting to the cash, he realized that a) he did not have any cash, and b) his debit card was not working.  He asked the attendant if he could give his contact info (from his...

This past Christmas we decided to do something a bit different from prior years.  Like many companies, we had sent our Christmas / holiday cards to many of our customers, suppliers, partners and friends.  While this is a nice gesture, we thought that it also:

  • Contributed to land fill – most cards are foil lined for the envelopes, and the likelihood of the card itself being recycled...

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