CLIMATE ACTION TOOLKIT FOR MANITOBA BUSINESS

A changing climate has a real and measurable impact on Manitoba businesses. From production losses due to extreme weather events to disruptive market trends. However, climate change can also present new market opportunities, for example consumer preferences for low-carbon products and services. In today’s marketplace, climate action and sustainability are increasingly seen as drivers of economic competitiveness.

Manitoba businesses are actively enhancing climate resilience and reducing carbon emissions through various initiatives. That’s why the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce in collaboration with Novel Futures Corporation, the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and the Manitoba Environmental Industries Association, and with support from the Government of Manitoba’s Conservation and Climate Fund. 

  THE TOOLKIT

    Assess your businesses climate risk, enhance your resilience, and reduce your carbon footprint. 

    STEP 1: RESOURCES

    Review our primers, checklists, and guides to give you a better understanding climate change and how to take action in your businesses. Start now! 

    STEP 2: TAKE ACTION

    Learn about what local companies are doing to reduce emissions and increase resilience to climate change – then set your goals. Learn more!

    STEP 3: SPREAD THE WORD

    Explore our examples of climate action barriers and enablers and get inspired to tell your story. Check them out!

    PARTNERS AND FUNDING SUPPORT

    The Climate Action for Manitoba SMEs initiative is led by the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC), in collaboration with Novel Futures Corporation, the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and the Manitoba Environmental Industries Association. Funding for the 2023 Climate Action for Manitoba SMEs initiative was provided by the Government of Manitoba’s Conservation and Climate Fund. 

    The original 2019 version of the Climate Action Toolkit for Manitoba Business was a collaboration between the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce and the International Institute for Sustainable Development with funding support for informational products provided by Environment and Climate Change Canada through the Climate Action Fund and in-kind support from World Trade Centre Winnipeg.