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EllisDon, University of Toronto secure funding for carbon accounting tool

 

EllisDon, in partnership with the University of Toronto, has successfully secured a $2.4 million grant through the TargetGHG Collaborative R&D program to develop a Carbon Accounting Tool. The program is supported by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

“This tool will be imperative in transforming the construction industry and its associated supply chain into a low carbon sector,” said Natasha Arsenijevich, Program Coordinator, Carbon Impact Initiative, EllisDon. “Once we are able to quantify and confidently determine the most adverse materials and processes, we can strategically prioritize our response and take meaningful steps toward climate change mitigation.”

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News Date: January 1, 2018