The 5th Annual University of Guelph Sustainable Restaurant Project Symposium took place on Tuesday, March 15th with this years theme being “Making a Difference”. This year’s symposium highlighted three restaurant groups that have made significant changes in their respective quests to become more sustainable. Speakers included Dr. Mike von Massow from the University of Guelph, … Continue reading 5th Annual Symposium Recap
Part 3: Certified B Corp
By: Kristen Cavanagh, Neighbourhood Group of Companies Click here to read Part 1 & Part 2 We are so happy to announce that the Neighbourhood Group of Companies is officially a certified B Corp! The Woolwich Arrow Pub, Borealis Grille & Bar Kitchener, Borealis Grille & Bar Guelph and Miijidaa Café + Bistro have just added … Continue reading Part 3: Certified B Corp
B Corp Movement – Part 2: Our Own Journey to Certification
By: Kristen Cavanagh, Neighbourhood Group of Companies See Part 1 here. Upon researching the certification a bit more, as a restaurant group, it became obvious to us that this was going to be challenging. How were we going to certify in an industry that is notorious for under paying their workers, requiring they work long … Continue reading B Corp Movement – Part 2: Our Own Journey to Certification
B Corp Movement – Part 1: B the Change!
What the B Corp Movement is All About - Part 1: B the Change! By: Kristen Cavanagh, Neighbourhood Group of Companies It’s pretty tough these days trying to navigate your way through the many different certifications companies can attain and even harder knowing whether they are authentic. When a product plasters “natural” “organic” “free trade” … Continue reading B Corp Movement – Part 1: B the Change!
Join Us for the 5th Annual UGSRP Symposium
Join us for the 5th Annual University of Guelph Sustainable Restaurant Project Symposium. The theme this year is "Making a Difference" and will be celebrating businesses that have successfully implemented steps towards becoming more sustainable. For more information on the speakers and to register for the event click here: https://www.uoguelph.ca/hftm/ugsrp-5th.
Sustainability vs. Eco-friendly
Hello everyone, my name is Christian Cross and I am the new intern with the University of Guelph Sustainable Restaurant Project (UGSRP). I am super excited to be part of this project this year as I have a great passion for food and as a business student studying sustainability is interesting to me. I am … Continue reading Sustainability vs. Eco-friendly