Net Zero and Carbon Neutral
Since 2016, Brightspot has been quantifying and offsetting greenhouse gas emissions associated with our operations. Check out our annual carbon inventories over here!
Brightspot encourages staff to spend regular time learning about developments in the carbon regulatory space and beyond. Check out our staff passion projects on our blog!
Canada’s approach to carbon pricing has been shaped by international agreements, political developments, and the uniqueness of the Canadian government’s relationship with the provinces and territories.
Brightspot employees participate in a variety of initiatives including the following. If you have an initiative or project in the community where Brightspot can add value – feel free to reach out.
Brightspot staff members volunteer in international ISO technical committees to represent the Canadian perspective. Staff have worked on Technical Committee 207-Sub-Committee 7 and the Joint Working Group 6 to improve the standardization of GHG emissions, climate change adaption, and update the ISO-14066 standard on verification team competencies.
The Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate is an industry led initiative dedicated to accelerating the transition to a zero emissions shipping industry in British Columbia. Brightspot has been a member of VMCC since its inception, helping to accelerate the deployment of GHG reduction solutions in an underrepresented sector looking to jumpstart climate action.
Brightspot is working to build climate change knowledge in the community of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut with the Kitikmeot Heritage Society. Resources have included presenting on diverse climate change topics and clean energy technology potential in Canada’s Arctic.
Participates in a quarterly advisory council which aims to provide industry insight and feedback on programs, conferences and innovative initiatives organized and run by staff and faculty of the Schulich School of Engineering.
Brightspot is working with other technical experts on the development of Canadian protocols for the federal offset system.
Brightspot believes in contributing to our community and we donate a portion of our annual profit to local charities selected by our employees every year.