Sustainability and Environment

As the leading triple bottom line chamber of commerce in Canada, the Burnaby Board of Trade stands at the forefront of engaging business on environmental issues including task force engagement, advancing environmental policies and advocacy, and providing businesses with resources for learning.

BBOT Programs and Activities:

  • The Pledge for a Sustainable Community provides resources, education and workshops to help business take first and next steps to becoming more sustainable.
  • A member of the City of Burnaby Sustainability Committee
  • A member of Steering Committee of CityHive Enviro Lab Youth Changemakers
  • A member of Project Zero, helping to grow the circular economy eco-system in the region.



  • The Burnaby Board of Trade was one of seven organizations in Canada to be profiled in the Sustainable & Just Business Association Report. To read the full report click here. To access the case studies click here.

Our Efforts and Impact:


  • Pledge for a Sustainable Community was shortlisted in the category of CSR by the International Chamber of Commerce (Turin 2015)
  • recognized by the City of Burnaby Environmental Awards (2013)
  • shortlisted for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce “Innovative Programming” category (2016)
  • Winner of the Western Association of Chamber Executives “Local Impact” Award (2017)
  • Awarded Environmental Award by the City of Burnaby 2017