Thank You To Our Grantors & Sponsors

Granting Organizations
Sustainable Hamilton Burlington is one of 7 Green Economy Hubs across Ontario supporting networks of businesses to set and achieve sustainability targets. Together, we’re demonstrating a more sustainable economy is possible.
Sustainable Hamilton Burlington gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. An agency of the Government of Ontario, the Ontario Trillium Foundation is one of Canada’s largest granting foundations. With a budget of over $136 million, the Ontario Trillium Foundation awards grants to some 1,000 projects every year to build healthy and vibrant Ontario communities.
Keystone Sponsor
Supporting Sponsors


  • Kim Gutt, Executive Director (Up to July 2019)
  • Rafiq Dhanji, Sustainable Business Initiative Program Manager / Interim Executive Director (From August 2019)
  • Alex Johnston, Events and Marketing Manager
  • Sandi Stride, Founder & Strategic Advisor


 A special thanks also goes to Kitestring for their creativity and invaluable assistance with our SBX marketing campaign, donated as part of their Heartstrings community initiative.


  • Sarun Balaranjan
  • Holman Benavides
  • Frimmy Burnstein
  • Miranda Floreano
  • Mat Gervais
  • Haley Harrington
  • Brian Heans
  • Dheeraj Jha
  • Allan Kean
  • Vani Lallit
  • Vinny Lana
  • Abbie Little
  • Titi Onabanjo
  • Romeo Ortiz
  • Corinne Piech
  • Sam Pufek
  • Mike Rooks
  • Nathan Schaper
  • David Silvestro
  • Lindsay Williamson

We would like to say a special Thank You to the panel of judges who judged our Sustainability Awards:

  • Brent McKnight, Associate Professor, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
  • Velma I. Grover, Adjunct Associate Professor, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, McMaster University; GRI Trainer, LEAD Canada

  • Ryda L. Eap, Senior Consultant, Sustainability Services and Internal Audit Risk and Compliance Services, KPMG LLP

   Thank you to local glass blower Paull Rodrigue, for creating our beautiful awards: