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101 Most Innovative Canada Based Sustainability Companies & Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Sustainability companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Sustainability industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Sustainability Startups

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Nexii

Nexii

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Nexii provides a building solution that enables the rapid construction of sustainable and resilient buildings.

Intelex

Intelex

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Intelex develops software solutions for environment, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ) programs.

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Novisto

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Novisto is a SaaS platform for environmental, social, governance data, management, and reporting.

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Local Logic

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Local Logic quantifies everything outside the four walls of any asset to help build more sustainable and livable cities.

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Planetary

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Planetary develops ocean-based carbon removal technology to accelerate the natural carbon cycle.

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Vive Crop Protection

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Vive makes effective and sustainable pesticides for organic and non-organic production.

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Carbon Streaming

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Carbon Streaming is an ESG principled investment vehicle offering investors exposure to carbon credits.

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Chrysalix Venture Capital

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Chrysalix is an early-stage industrial innovation venture capital firm.

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Vejii Holdings

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Vejii Holdings owns and operates ShopVejii.com, a digital marketplace for plant-based and sustainable living products and brands.

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Peyto Exploration & Development

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Peyto Exploration & Development Corp is an explorer and producer of uncoventional natural gas in Alberta’s Deep Basin.

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Arbor

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Arbor uses proprietary data and a custom dashboard to measure, improve and showcase product sustainability for companies.

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RUNWITHIT Synthetics

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RUNWITHIT Synthetics is a company that provides synthetic modelling solution across industry.

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Peer Ledger

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Peer Ledger is the maker of the MIMOSI Blockchain SaaS for traceability and responsible sourcing

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ESG Analytics

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ESG Analytics is an AI-powered ESG data, analytics, and research platform that uses alternative data to measure ESG practices.

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Westgen Technologies

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Westgen is a remote power generation company that reduces development costs while improving environmental sustainability.

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EnviCore

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EnviCore is an R&D company that specializes in developing technologies that are essential for improving natural resource development.

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G2V Optics

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G2V develops and commercializes technology that will enable food production for a growing population.

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Roll

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Roll offers smart mobility solutions by providing dock-less electric scooter and bike share services to cities and campuses.

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SENTRY

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SENTRY is a biological activity and water quality monitoring sensor platform.

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TZOA

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TZOA provides Healthy Environments as a Service

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Just Bio Fiber

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Just Bio Fiber develops & manufactures sustainable structural building system.

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AgriFORCE

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AgriFORCE develops technologies and solutions to improve sustainable farming.

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FreshSpoke

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FreshSpoke platform gives wholesale food buyers the ability to buy direct from local suppliers and delivering using the excess capacity.

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Leze the Label

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Leze the Label sustainable workwear created from recycled materials.

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Blackfruit

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Agriculture, Biotech, Sustainability

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Yirego

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Yirego is an eco friendly household product design company that provides sustainable solutions through unconventional designs.

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Nutraponics Canada

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NutraPonics is a privately held agriculture technology company based in Alberta.

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Instream Energy Systems

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Instream Energy Systems develops hydrokinetic power generation systems for near shore tidal marine and inland waterways.

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Anfield Energy

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Anfield Energy is an energy metals exploration, development, and near-term production company.

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krippit

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Krippit is a 3D Printing FashionTech company for Women High Heel Accessories

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Avanii

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Cloud-based employee carbon footprint tracking

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Domtar

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Domtar is a manufacturing company that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes a wide variety of papers.

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Metrio Software

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Easily collect, manage, analyse and disclose your ESG data.

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Pangaea Ventures

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Pangaea Ventures invests in companies solving fundamental problems in the world with advanced materials and hard technology; Impact Investor

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Rainmaker Worldwide

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Rainmaker Worldwide develops a self-sustainable technology that produces clean water.

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Vessi Footwear

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Vessi is a footwear manufacturing company and a water-hating, moisture-riding shoe that is freakishly light.

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Halibut PEI

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Halibut PEI is not only producing one of the most innovative seafoods in the world but one of the tastiest!

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EnerMotion

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EnerMotion Inc. was founded in 2008 by a small team of scientists, engineers, and business professionals dedicated to sustainable energy

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Liberty Utilities

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Liberty offers water, wastewater, electricity, and natural gas utility services to more than 800,000 customers in the USA and Canada.

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Solar Adventure

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Solar Adventure makes smart blinds for windows which can supplement electricity from the grind.

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Canadian Pacifico Seaweeds

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Canadian Pacifico Seaweeds is a sustainable business for you Bringing the value of seaweed to shore .

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Kanin Energy

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Kanin Energy develops waste heat to power and other decarbonization projects for heavy industry to reduce their climate footprint

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Liven Proteins

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Liven makes functional protein ingredients by fermentation of agriculture and food industry byproducts.

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Northern Climate Pathways

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Northern Climate Pathways estimate the carbon footprint of business processes, helps reduce carbon footprint & helps to track emissions.

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More Than Protein

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More Than Protein is producer of local, plant-based, pure protein ingredients.

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Poparide

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A city-to-city carpooling platform that helps fill empty seats in cars that are already travelling from A to B.

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Bloqs4Good

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Building TRUST, Within your Sustainable Value Chain, using Decentralized Technologies, from Raw Materials to Consumer.

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Trojan Technologies

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Trojan Technologies enables customers to meet their water quality objectives by providing eco-efficient solutions.

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Remsoft

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Integrated Business Planning Software

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Honomobo

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Honomobo Corp. designs and builds modern, beautiful, modular homes.

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15Rock

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Enviromental and values based data to assist investors with impact investing decisions.

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ÀLA.HAUSSE

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À New Wave to Fashion, À New Way of Living. World’s First Sustainable AI Powered P2P Multifunctional Fashion Ecosystem, for Me and You.

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Nuclear Promise X

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Nuclear Promise X is a nuclear consultant firm.

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Waterpoint Lane

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Focused on growth-stage businesses that focus on and promote sustainable practices throughout the food supply chain

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Ice River Sustainable Solutions

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Ice River Sustainable Solutions provides private label bottled water.

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Cellulotech

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Sustainable Barrier Nanotechnology

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Jamh

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Jamh provides content research, data collection and communication services.

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Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine

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CCRM is dedicated to supporting foundational technologies that accelerate the commercialization of stem cell- and biomaterials-based.

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Earth Alive Clean Technologies, Inc.

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Earth Alive Clean Technologies develops and manufactures a variety of state-of-the-art microbial technology-based products.

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BFG Enterprise Services

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BFG Enterprise Services specializes in project & asset management, loss prevention, procurement, warehousing & technical support services.

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Kaia Naturals

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Kaia Naturals provides organic cosmetic products without any ingredients from live animals.

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CEZinc

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CEZinc is a mining and metals company. It is the refinery is the primary zinc processing facility.

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JJM Construction

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JJM Construction specializes in heavy civil and marine construction, environmental solutions, hydrographic survey and consulting services.

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Williams Engineering Canada

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Williams Engineering is a consulting engineering services for new construction projects and existing buildings.

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Integrated Sustainability

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Integrated Sustainability is a construction company.

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Scrapless

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Scrapless prevents food waste by connecting hungry individuals with suppliers having excess food through its food marketplace application.

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TREX-Ai

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TREX-Ai makes use of artificial intelligence to build cost-effecive and sustainable electricity distribution systems.

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Dunsky Energy + Climate Advisors

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Dunsky is leading governments, utilities, firms and non-profits in their efforts to build a sustainable energy future.

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Mealshare

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Mealshare creates partnerships with restaurants and charities to provide meals to people in need in a sustainable fashion.

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CultivatR

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The Future of Food, A new de-risked food system that benefits the Farmer, the Consumer, and the Environment

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Spornado

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Spornado is an early alert system for crop disease that detects disease in the field.

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EcoCharge

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EcoCharge offers sustainable solutions for electic vehicle charging stations and lighting infrastructure.

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Quest Water Solutions

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Quest Water Solutions is a water technology firm providing sustainable & environmentally sound solutions to meet the demand for freshwater.

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Solutions Interactives de Validation 88

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Solutions Interactives de Validation 88 is a Developer of a cloud based software

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Cleantech Community Gateway

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Cleantech Community Gateway is a renewable energy environmental consulting company located in Vancouver.

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Nauticol Energy

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Nauticol Energy is a manufacturer of blue methanol.

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Cycloides

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Cycloides is an information technology company that builds and delivers a range of software products.

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Clean Prosperity

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Clean Prosperity is a non-profit organization that promotes and searches for solutions to climate change.

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Gru Organics

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Gru Organics provides a food-growing platform that grows fruits and vegetables using a containerized indoor farming system.

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Piteau Associates Engineering

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Piteau Associates Engineering provides geotechnical, water management, and environmental consulting services.

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Greenlines

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Greenlines is a developer of carbon revenue generator systems for the mobility and e-commerce sectors.

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VDQ-NRG Systems Inc

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Waste reprocessing technology

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Akitig

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Good for the forest. Good for you.

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Mission Roots Cafe

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Mission Roots Cafe is a student-run, not-for-profit sustainable coffee shop characterized by its innovative “choose-your-charity” system.

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Tulmar Safety Systems

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Tulmar Safety Systems manufactures and distributes engineered protective textiles, survivability and safety solutions.

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EcoZero

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EcoZero is a sustainable business provider finds a solution to the landfill problems.

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Eleos Robotics

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Eleos Robotics invented the RoboWeeder an artificially intelligent weeding killing robot.

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Impaper

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Impaper engages in the design and manufacture of art prints, greeting cards, magnetic bookmarks, calendars, stickers, and bundles.

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Mini Mioche

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Mini Mioche designs organic fashion basics along with a vast range of footwear, toys, and books for infants and children.

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Reusable Bubble Tea Cup

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Reusable Bubble Tea Cup focus on plastic waste while selling those cups to consumers, retailers & students for fundraising purposes.

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Torc Oil And Gas

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TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. is a Calgary-based company with a sustainable, light oil weighted growth platform.

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Recloseted

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Recloseted is a consulting agency that helps small business owners launch and scale sustainable fashion brands.

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Dynamic Technologies

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Dynamic Technologies is a leading supplier of vibration sensor equipment to the worldwide geophysical industry.

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Energy Advantage

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Energy Advantage is a management consultancy that focuses on implementation, information management, energy and sustainability development.

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GLOBE Series

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GLOBE Series empowers innovators and leaders to accelerate the development of a clean economy.

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Habitat Life

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Habitat uses aquaponics to sustainably farm salmon and grow cannabis.

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Charlotte Products

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Charlotte Products is a manufacturer of cleaning products.

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Sulphide Remediation Inc.

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Sulphide Remediation focuses on the legacy of acid rock drainage from historical coarse rock waste piles.

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InOrbis

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Intercity Transportation, Clean Technology Development, Machine Learning, Logistics, Autonomous Vehicles, Electric Vehicles

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Intengine Enterprises

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Intengine Enterprises connects people with environmentally and socially responsible businesses.

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PR Aqua

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PR Aqua specializes in the design, development, and supply of aquaculture products and solutions.

Written by Mark Smith

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