Committed to creating healthy, vibrant communities

Committed to creating healthy, vibrant communities

What sustainability means to us

We believe our success is measured by the health and vibrancy of the lives we touch and the environments we create. From green building to community building, from quality living to responsible investing, our commitment to people and the planet is an important part of what we do. It’s one of the things we’re most proud of.

For us, sustainability isn't just about being environmentally conscious. It's about the actions we take to invest in building a sustainable future by consuming fewer natural resources, minimizing waste and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, while providing customers with modern spaces to live, work and play in. It's our priority today - and it will continue to be in the future.

Our Commitment

We are proud to share our 11th annual report on environmental and sustainability initiatives. It demonstrates our thoughtful and long-standing commitment to the health, safety and vibrancy of the lives we touch and the environments we create.

Most recent sustainability report 

Please note that our report is issued mid-way through the following year to allow for thorough reporting and data collection. 

View Past Reports:

20182017 | 2016 | 2015
2014 | 2013 | 2012
2011 | 2010 | 2009

Leaving the world better than we found it

To build on our legacy, we must continue to ask ourselves: How can we leave the world better than we found it? When we work together in our communities to live a more sustainable life, the benefits are something we can all enjoy.

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Delivering the best for our customers

Minto uses third-party building validations to demonstrate that we’ve delivered a superior product, making our customers feel confident that we’re building with them in mind. A high performance home means higher energy and water efficiency, which translates into dollars saved on utilities. Our goal is to provide our customers with superior levels of comfort and well-being, while also helping to reduce environmental impact.

Since the end of 2017, we’ve certified over 5,000 units under various LEED® programs.

As of the end of 2017, over 10,000 Minto homes in Ontario are ENERGYSTAR® qualified.

EnerGuide is a national labeling program educating consumers on the level of efficiency of their homes and products.

What does it mean to live a more sustainable life?

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It’s different for everyone. It could be learning how to go ‘zero-waste’ or reducing your energy consumption. It could also mean choosing to ride your bike to work or planting a garden in your backyard. Whatever you choose, going greener does the body (and planet) good.

Living green 101

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