At last month’s Globe Forum in Vancouver, the Government of Canada officially announced its funding of the Canadian pilot of a National Industrial Symbiosis Program (NISP Canada). Vancouver’s Light House Sustainable Building Centre is directing this initiative.
Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnerships
NISP Canada Light House Sustainable Building Centre has recently benefited from a strategic investment, to help grow the Canadian clean technology industry. Protecting the environment and to create jobs in British Columbia. Through Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), the Government of Canada will invest over $3 million in funding in the Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Light
Canadian Corporate Knights – The Magazine for Clean Capitalism – Article on Nature’s Lessons for Industry
Nature does not produce garbage. Fungus decomposes rotting wood, supplying plants in the soil with nutrients. Animals eat the plants as sustenance, eventually fertilizing the soil with excrement. Each action forms part of a complex web of symbiotic linkages.