Business Benefits

  • Join a network of like-minded businesses demonstrating sustainability is in business’ best interest.
  • Return on investment (ROI):  Generally within the first year.
  • Environment leadership.
  • Attract and retain environmentally-conscious employees.
  • Education, tools, resources, networking and direct support by Carbon 613 staff.

Membership Benefits

Carbon 613 membership gives you access to:

  • A network of like-minded local businesses committed to sustainability and carbon reduction
  • A carbon accounting tool to assist you in setting and achieving your sustainability goals
  • Access to hands-on Carbon 613 ‘Labs’ and inspirational sustainability ‘Seminars’
  • A free subscription to Corporate Knights Magazine, a key resource for sustainability leaders in Canada
  • Expert knowledge and resources to help you get started or fine-tune your targets
  • Recognition for your carbon reduction achievements in our Year End Report and website
  • Celebration of your success at our Carbon 613 events and our Annual Evening of Recognition

Who can join?

Any public, private or non-profit organization with an office in the National Capital Region can become a member of Carbon 613. Additionally, property managers or landlords can sign up their building to join the program.

Tenants can also join Carbon 613 as well. There are still plenty of greenhouse gas reduction opportunities for renters. Whether you’re in a 15-floor office building or leasing a converted townhouse, we will help you find ways to make your business more sustainable.

How does it work?

Carbon 613 members reduce their carbon emissions by:

  • Setting a baseline and GHG reduction target (within 3 years)
  • Taking action to achieve your target
  • Tracking and reporting your annual GHG emissions
  • Publicly disclosing and celebrating your success

Memberships and packages


Base Membership

All Carbon 613 Members, as part of their base membership, receive:

  • Initial welcome and orientation session
  • Your logo on Carbon 613’s website and in our Annual Report
  • Read-only access to the Carbon Accounting Tool to track and report your emissions
  • Access to a suite of sustainable business tools and resources
  • Annual member report card
  • Access to networking events including our evening of recognition
  • Eligibility for Carbon 613 member awards and recognition for your achievements
Base Membership fee $550

Members can also choose from several options in addition to their base membership:

Support Package 1

  • Peer-to-peer support sessions
  • Four hours of technical or other support related to your business sustainability goals
  • Choice of one customized, facilitated session in the areas of tenant engagement/green team, sustainable transportation, waste reduction strategies, or energy efficiency
Support Package 1 add-on fee $1,250

Support Package 2

  • Peer-to-peer support sessions
  • Nine hours of technical or other support related to your business sustainability goals
  • Choice of two customized, facilitated session in the areas of tenant engagement/green team, sustainable transportation, waste reduction strategies, or energy efficiency
Support Package 2 add-on fee $2,500

Technical Package

  • Peer-to-peer support sessions
  • Nine hours of technical or other support related to your business sustainability goals
  • Choice of two customized, facilitated session in the areas of tenant engagement/green team, sustainable transportation, waste reduction strategies, or energy efficiency
Technical Package add-on fee $1,500

Become a Carbon 613 member

Get the process started. Download and fill out our application form now.

Our Current Members

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