11th Annual Sustainability Leadership Awards

Join us at the Sustainability Leadership Awards this June and celebrate businesses in the Hamilton, Halton, Niagara, Peel, Brant and Brantford regions that are driving meaningful progress in sustainable initiatives and climate change. 


What to Expect.

At the Sustainability Leadership Awards, we celebrate and award the projects and progress from the previous year that Members of our Sustainability Leadership Program have achieved.. These local organisations are leading the way toward a more resilient, healthy and prosperous future for our communities while creating long-term success for themselves.


Come on Out.

Date: Thursday, June 1st, 2023
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON L7T 4H4 (map)



  • 12:00 – 2:00 pm Green Mobility Showcase* (outdoors)
  • 2:00 – 2:30 pm: Arrival & Networking
  • 2:30 – 4:30 pm: Sustainability Leadership Awards*
  • 4:30 – 5:30 pm: Networking & Silent Auction
*See the next three tabs for more details!

Benefits of Attending.

  • Panel discussion with industry thought leaders
  • Meet with new peers and colleagues to foster valuable professional and personal connections
  • Presentation of the Sustainability Leadership Awards
  • Directly interact with organisations and evaluate products and services beneficial to you
  • A chance to win sustainable prizes at the silent auction
  • Release of our Annual Impact Report!





What to Expect.

The Green Mobility Showcase is designed to encourage businesses to take action on reducing their emissions from the top three sources in Canada – transportation, energy and buildings.

Learn about what it looks like to incorporate electric vehicles into your fleet, explore the process of installing EV chargers, solar panels and power storage, and discover an international building standard that can help create efficiencies.


Come on Out.

Time: 12:00-2:00pm
Location: Far end of the RBG parking lot.



  • Tesla
  • VinFast Auto
  • Nissan

Benefits of Attending.

  • Get a better sense of what EVs look like in your fleet
  • Gain the experience of driving an EV
  • Understand the process of installing EV chargers at your business
  • Explore the installation of solar panels and power storage
  • Learn more about an international building efficiency standard




Opening Remarks.

Jordan Carrier

Jordan Carrier
Director, Community Engagement
National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education


Panel Discussion.

This star-studded panel will be discussing how they have been able to implement emission reduction activities, some of the lessons learned and advice for the audience.


Emma Murphy GEC Headshot

Emma Murphy (Moderator)
Network Director
Green Economy Canada


Dan Pastoric

Dan Pastoric
Vice President, Strategy, ERM & Sustainability
Alectra Utilities


Eric Roehl Pic

Eric Roehl
Manager, Energy & Controls
Hamilton Health Sciences


Jeff Lillycrop Headshot

Jeff Lillycrop
Fleet Administrator
Conservation Halton

Benefits of Attending.

  • Learn about success stories from our members
  • See real world examples of projects that your business could implement
  • Discover the benefits of being a sustainable leader





  • Best Social Initiative
  • Best Economic Initiative
  • Best Environmental Initiative
  • Best Sustainability Report
  • Overall Sustainability Leadership



  • Alectra
  • Conservation Halton
  • Nerva Energy
  • Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
  • Hamilton Health Sciences
  • Quantum Lifecycle
  • WalterFedy

Benefits of Attending.

  • Learn about success stories from our members
  • See real world examples of projects that your business could implement
  • Find out who the winners are
  • Network with members and award winners
  • Discover the benefits of being a sustainable leader
  • Release of our Annual Impact Report!

Past Winners.

See all nominees and winners from previous years in our Annual Impact Reports.




What to Expect.

Our exhibitors and sponsors are local businesses with sustainable products, services or operations looking to support our attendees. Come meet these exhibitors who will be lined up around the room, ready to enhance your business’ sustainability goals.





Our Silent Auction is curated with products from local businesses offering sustainable products and/or services. Win great prizes while supporting these awesome businesses!


Soaps by Nature Logo

Local Handmade Personal Care Package

Sustainable Lifestyle Package

Sustainable Garden Package


Imported Wine

2x Tickets to a Hamilton Tiger-Cats Home Game

Studio Headphones

Benefits of Attending.

  • Opportunity to bid on and win silent auction items
  • Support local businesses
  • Create more sustainability at work and at home