Envisioning a low-carbon future with Transformation Toronto 2050
4/2015 - At the 2015 Dan Leckie Forum, TAF introduces a brand new program to the community: Transformation Toronto 2050 aims to use long-range greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction modelling to shed light on how Toronto can reach its target of 80% carbon reduction by the year 2050. This initiative will bring together data and partners from multiple sectors to see how deep carbon reduction scenarios affect the broader health and success of the city.
New financing company set to invest $100M in energy efficiency
4/2015 - TAF has just launched its first for-profit social enterprise, Efficiency Capital Corporation. The new entity is dedicated to financing debt-free energy efficiency retrofits of large buildings for homeowners. The business model is based on TAF's innovative ESPA financing tool.
Energi develops first Canadian energy savings warranty
3/2014 - TAF is partnering with Energi, a leading provider of risk management and insurance programs for the energy industry, on an innovative new warranty for energy savings agreements. This enables TAF to conclude energy performance agreements to finance energy efficiency retrofits, for example with Robert Cooke Co-op.
It’s time for action on public transit
3/2014 - On the heels of new research by the Pembina Institute, Move the GTHA is putting pressure on regional politicians to make clear commitments to fund public transit. Instead of vague statements, residents across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area deserve concrete funding plans to reduce congestion and air pollution.
Making money by reducing emissions: The dual power of impact investment
10/2014 - Equipped with $27 million in dedicated endowment funding, TAF invests in a broad range of climate solutions to bring down Toronto's carbon emissions. Our media backgrounder highlights our recent investments and how they are paying off - both financially and through lower emissions.