- Project Green to transform 12,000 hectares of Toronto's lands into
world-class eco-business region -
TORONTO, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - On October 9th, Canada's largest airport and
employment area, home to 12,500 businesses with 355,000 employees, will be
going green at the official launch of Partners in Project Green: A Pearson
Initiated by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Toronto
and Region Conservation (TRCA), Partners in Project Green is a growing
community of businesses, governments and communities committed to working
together to green their bottom line.
The project aims to develop North America's largest eco-business zone on
over 12,000 hectares of land surrounding Toronto Pearson International Airport
where resource efficiencies, green technology purchasing blocks, sustainable
employee transportation initiatives and other innovative programs will set a
new standard for businesses around the world.
What: Launch of Partners in Project Green
When: Thursday, October 9
5:30 to 8:30 pm (Cocktails at 5:30 p.m.; Ceremony at 7:00 p.m.)
Who: Businesses from the surrounding area have been invited to join
Environment Minister John Gerretsen, MPP; Natural Resources
Minister Donna Cansfield, MPP; Mississauga Mayor Hazel
McCallion; Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell; Peel Region Chair Emil
Kolb; Chief Administrative Officer for Toronto and Region
Conservation, Brian Denney; and President and CEO of the
Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Lloyd McCoomb.
Where: Infield Terminal, Toronto Pearson International Airport (For
directions and map to Infield Terminal please go to:
Event includes: Formal ceremony and program launch, highlights of the
Pearson Eco-Business Zone Program and interview opportunities.
For more information, visit www.partnersinprojectgreen.com
For further information:
For further information: For media registration, contact: Brown & Cohen
Communications and Public Affairs Inc., at (416) 484-1132; Rowena Calpito,
ext. 4, Rowena@brown-cohen.com; Kendra Dubyk, ext. 5, Kendra@brown-cohen.com