We support municipalities and districts in developing more sustainable and resilient communities by consulting with stakeholders, conducting research, analyzing and mapping resource use, convening events and developing comprehensive frameworks and plans for action.


Examples of Our Work

 Toronto 2030 platform  CUI is developing a collaborative carbon reduction platform for Downtown Toronto that will engage stakeholders in achieving district-level emissions targets. The platform is being designed to incorporate emissions attributable to buildings, transportation and water use in downtown Toronto, and to be replicable in communities of all sizes.   LEARN MORE

Toronto 2030 platform

CUI is developing a collaborative carbon reduction platform for Downtown Toronto that will engage stakeholders in achieving district-level emissions targets. The platform is being designed to incorporate emissions attributable to buildings, transportation and water use in downtown Toronto, and to be replicable in communities of all sizes.

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 halton hills climate adaptation plan   CUI is leading the development of the Town of Halton Hills' new Climate Change Adaptation Plan. Working in partnership with Mott MacDonald, LGL Associates, Klimaat and Rivercourt Engineering, CUI is creating a Plan, informed by community input and technical studies, that will outline the Town's plan for responding to the changing climate of the future.                 

halton hills climate adaptation plan

CUI is leading the development of the Town of Halton Hills' new Climate Change Adaptation Plan. Working in partnership with Mott MacDonald, LGL Associates, Klimaat and Rivercourt Engineering, CUI is creating a Plan, informed by community input and technical studies, that will outline the Town's plan for responding to the changing climate of the future.

 

 

 

 

 
 Waterfront Toronto Resilience and Innovation Framework for Sustainability  CUI led an expert team to develop Waterfront Toronto’s Resilience and Innovation Framework for Sustainability. This Framework is designed to be the foundation upon which Waterfront Toronto will deliver on its mandate for Environmentally and Socially Responsible Prosperity. It represents a commitment to educating, inspiring and attracting the world to Toronto through developing a 21st century Complete Community. It sets out the process through which built, social and natural systems will support a Climate Positive community.   READ THE FRAMEWORK

Waterfront Toronto Resilience and Innovation Framework for Sustainability

CUI led an expert team to develop Waterfront Toronto’s Resilience and Innovation Framework for Sustainability. This Framework is designed to be the foundation upon which Waterfront Toronto will deliver on its mandate for Environmentally and Socially Responsible Prosperity. It represents a commitment to educating, inspiring and attracting the world to Toronto through developing a 21st century Complete Community. It sets out the process through which built, social and natural systems will support a Climate Positive community.

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 Mississauga Living Green Master Plan  CUI led a team of strategic and technical experts to develop Mississauga’s first comprehensive environmental plan. We brought together elected officials, City staff from all departments, the public, representatives of the community, businesses, conservation authorities, post-secondary educational institutions, NGOs and other orders of government for workshops, interviews and public events. Through this process, we prioritized City policies and programs into 49 actions to meet the environmental objectives of the Strategic Plan.    LEARN MORE

Mississauga Living Green Master Plan

CUI led a team of strategic and technical experts to develop Mississauga’s first comprehensive environmental plan. We brought together elected officials, City staff from all departments, the public, representatives of the community, businesses, conservation authorities, post-secondary educational institutions, NGOs and other orders of government for workshops, interviews and public events. Through this process, we prioritized City policies and programs into 49 actions to meet the environmental objectives of the Strategic Plan. 

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 Resilient City Events   The Resilient City    CUI hosted this +PlaceMaker event to discuss the importance of addressing interdependencies in urban resilience planning.   READ THE OUTCOMES SUMMARY    Resilient Toronto Series    In partnership with the City of Toronto, CUI is convening this three-part event series to update and involve stakeholders in the City’s Resilience Strategy development and implementation.   Part 1 - Define the Focus Area   The first event featured an update from Toronto’s new Chief Resilience Officer, Elliott Cappell, on the Preliminary Resilience Assessment (PRA). Elliott was joined by a panel of experts in parks and public spaces, land use and regional planning and innovation and inclusion.   READ THE OUTCOMES SUMMARY    More information about parts 2 + 3 will be available soon. 

Resilient City Events

The Resilient City

CUI hosted this +PlaceMaker event to discuss the importance of addressing interdependencies in urban resilience planning.

READ THE OUTCOMES SUMMARY

Resilient Toronto Series

In partnership with the City of Toronto, CUI is convening this three-part event series to update and involve stakeholders in the City’s Resilience Strategy development and implementation.

Part 1 - Define the Focus Area

The first event featured an update from Toronto’s new Chief Resilience Officer, Elliott Cappell, on the Preliminary Resilience Assessment (PRA). Elliott was joined by a panel of experts in parks and public spaces, land use and regional planning and innovation and inclusion.

READ THE OUTCOMES SUMMARY

More information about parts 2 + 3 will be available soon.