Today, reducing a building's utility consumption is essential to satisfying sustainability goals and offsetting carbon emissions that are bad for our planet. One of the clearest paths to accomplishing this is by ensuring equipment is operating as efficiently as possible [...]
This year, on May 15th, Minto will celebrate its 67th year in business. To honour this occasion, we decided to update our archives beginning with the "Our History" page of the website - recognizing our humble beginnings and all the accomplishments that have followed
Pollinators are essential to our ecosystem. That's why Minto and the Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change at York University have worked to develop a set of best practices for natural landscaping to provide hope for the long-term survival of pollinators [...]
In celebration of Earth Day 2022, we’re sharing five ways Minto is working to reduce our environmental impact, along with ways you can, too!
At Minto, we know we’re only as good as our team. That’s why we have an employee recognition program (Minto BRAVO!), and why we take the time each year to reward employees for their ingenuity and accomplishments through our annual Greenberg Awards [...]
Climate change is a harsh reality that is affecting millions of people across our planet. Wondering how we are we going to mitigate its effects to deliver a more sustainable world? One solution is a renewal energy system called Geo-exchange that is based on some fundamental heat transfer principles [...]
Reducing greenhouse gases is vital to protecting our planet. Did you know that according to the Government of Canada, homes and buildings account for 13% of Canada's carbon emissions? Well, it happens to be true. But Minto is working to change the narrative by embarking on a journey toward net-zero buildings [...]
Our mission is to build better places to live. It means that we must recognize the impact we have on the environment and on people. As conscientious leaders, we take full responsibility for our actions, and are deeply committed to building a business that always pushes itself to do better [...]
International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the many achievements of women. It’s also a day to bring awareness to the progress made, and the work still to be done. Joanna Jackson and Agnieszka Wloch from Minto’s Sustainability team share their message for International Women’s Day on creating a more sustainable future [...]
With the recent release of Minto’s formalized Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) report, we checked in with Carl Pawlowski, Project Manager, Sustainability with Minto Communities Canada to get all the deets on why sustainability initiatives and third party verification are game-changers for the industry. More [...]
Let's chat sustainability: An interview with Joanna Jackson, Director of Sustainability & Innovation, Minto Apartments
Let’s chat sustainability with Joanna Jackson, Director of Sustainability & Innovation. Learn how her team is working to make Minto’s properties more environmentally friendly [...]
The 2020 Sustainability Report: An Interview with Roya Khaleeli - Director, Sustainability ＆ Innovation, Minto Communities
This week, Minto released its 2020 Sustainability Report, and so we caught up with Roya Khaleeli, Director, Sustainability & Innovation for the low-down on the report.