Sustainability News

Happy Waste Reduction Week!

This year /SFC tenants and guests are invited to ReThink Waste. Visit the week-long exhibit located in the PATH from October 15-19. Answer the quiz for your chance to win the displayed items.

Have old clothes, shoes or maybe a tablecloth you want to dispose of? The Recycling Collection Drive can help. Drop off household textiles all week from October 15-19 in either the 18 York Street or 120 Bremner Boulevard lobbies.

Learn more about our Waste Reduction Week initiatives HERE

/SFC Among First to Earn ENERGY STAR® Certification

Along with twenty-six other QuadReal properties, /SFC is among the first buildings in Canada to certify with ENERGY STAR®, which represents proven, verified energy performance over a 12-month period. In fact, ENERGY STAR® certified buildings perform in the top 25 percent of similar buildings nationwide! ENERGY STAR® certification is delivered by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

/SFC’s Bremner Tower is Fitwel Certified

As part of a QuadReal’s commitment to wellness in the workplace, /SFC’s Bremner Tower earned Fitwel certification from the Ce

nter for Active Design (CfAD) in association with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fitwel is a building rating system for commercial interiors and both multi-tenant and single-tenant existing buildings that provides guidelines on how to design and operate healthier buildings.

Tenants interested in pursuing Fitwel or WELL certification for their premises can contact Meirav Even-Har, Sustainability Manager at: meirav.even-har@quadreal.com

 

/SFC Welcomes Five Bee Hives!

Learn about our three-year commitment to host honey bees on the third floor terrace of the Bremner Tower. Helping urban pollinators thrives helps make /SFC contribute to the natural environment in support of a healthy and sustainable Toronto. Learn more HERE or visit southcore.ca/beehives.

 

 Introducing the Sustainability Squad

In 2018 QuadReal is pleased to present the Sustainability Squad as part of our corporate sustainability engagement program using fictional characters. Read the first newsletter and learn more about our 2018 theme, by clicking Here or visit: southcore.ca/sustainability-squad.

 

 

 

Thank you for a Successful Earth Week!

Our Earth Week ode to pollinators was a success featuring an original installation by Labspace Studio, along with flower seed and plant giveaway. To learn about the event visit southcore.ca/EarthWeek or click here.

 

 

/SFC Participates in Earth Hour

/SFC joined thousands of buildings around the world by participating in Earth Hour 2018.  On Saturday, March 24th from 8:30-9:30 p.m. the Complex lights were turned off to help raise awareness about climate change action.  To learn how much electricity we reduced click here or visit southcore.ca/EarthHour.

 

National Sweater Day a Success!

Thank you to all those who were able to take part in National Sweater Day at /SFC. We received a lot of wonderful sweater selfies and group shots!

* Congratulations to our Sweater Selfie winners for their $20 la prep card.

* Our winning group is Apple Canada – congratulations on your team pizza lunch!

National Sweater Day aims to raise awareness about the connection between energy use from heating, resulting Greenhouse Gases and climate change.  To learn about ways to reduce your energy at work and home, visit our Sustainability Resource Centre.


Staying cozy on Sweater Day: /SFC Concierge and Property Management team

/SFC is Joining the Race!

/SFC has joined the Race!

Race 2 Reduce is back for a city-wide electricity reduction campaign and our tenants are invited to join the challenge. To learn more, click here.

NEW Race 2 Reduce has launched a new resources website. Visit: www.bomavault.com