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Durham Sustain Ability


Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) is an environmental not-for-profit and social enterprise that supports individuals, organizations and communities on the path to a sustainable future.

The purpose of DSA is to:

– Promote and support the conservation of natural resources, at home and in the workplace;

-Create opportunities for all sectors, including governments, non-government organizations, private companies, and individual residents, to work together to better protect the environment;

– Develop educational and operational programs designed to address environment issues such as climate change, air and water quality, and similar areas that relate to ensuring better and more secure local and global environments for future generations; and

– Provide local residents with information, resources, and the space and tools needed to better understand new technologies and other topics that will help them create and carry out their own conservation activities.

Climate Change and Increased Flooding: Are you protected?

The insurance industry provides key economic and social benefits in the face of climate change as it provides incentives for individuals and communities to reduce risk and supports loss recovery. As Durham Region rolls out their Climate Adaptation Plan, home…

Durham Sustain Ability Launches Carbon Accounting Solution for Durham Region Businesses

Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) today announced the implementation of Verisae, the Durham Partners in Project Green solution to measure, manage and reduce the environmental impact of member businesses across Durham Region. This signals another significant step in DSA's drive to…

Durham Partners in Project Green Recognizes Environmental Champions at the 2017 DPPG Member Banquet

Durham Partners in Project Green (DPPG) recognizes business leaders in our community. Celebrating those companies at the forefront of environmental sustainability and conservation, who include the environment at the very core of their business principles.The awards are held annually and…

Ontario Trillium Foundation Supports Business Environmental Responsibility in Durham Region

Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) is pleased to announce that they received a three-year, $237,100 Grow grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) in 2016 to help reduce the carbon emissions of local businesses. These funds were requested in support of…

Durham Sustain Ability Announces New Board Member Sarah Petrevan

Durham Sustain Ability (DSA)  is pleased to announce the addition of a new Board Member for 2017, Sarah Petravan."Our newest Board member embodies the spirit of community and brings additional expertise and energy to the table. We are very fortunate…

Lauren Fowler Promoted to Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

Durham Sustain Ability is pleased to announce the promotion of Lauren Fowler from Program Coordinator to Marketing and Outreach Coordinator. Lauren has been with Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) since 2015 and began her time with DSA as an intern. In…

Christine Ball Appointed as Executive Director

The Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) Board of Directors is excited to announce the appointment of Christine Ball to the position of Executive Director. The selection was made after conducting an extensive search process, which was open to both internal and…

Durham Sustain Ability Recognized as a Sustainability Champion

Durham Sustain Ability has been honored by the prestigious Ajax Pickering Board of Trade with the Sustainability Champion award at their 2016 Business Excellence Awards last evening.The Ajax Pickering Board of Trade's Sustainability Champion award is presented annually to a…

Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility has seen the light…

A lighting retrofit can be a daunting project, not only because of the up-front costs involved but also the work required to get the project done. In 2015, after attending a Durham Partners in Project Green event with Durham Sustain…

The Government of Ontario Values Durham Sustain Ability and CoLab Network

The Government of Ontario Values Durham Sustain Ability and CoLab Network

Ontario’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has announced it will be investing $1 million from the Green Investment Fund to help businesses reduce emissions, manage energy costs and remain competitive as the province transitions to a low-carbon economy.  The…


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