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Finalists announced for contest on helping small & medium-sized businesses go low-carbon in Ontario, Canada



MIT Climate CoLab and the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto, Canada are excited to announce the Finalists for the Helping Small and Medium Businesses Go Low Carbon contest. Expert Judges evaluated the 30 proposals submitted to the platform and selected 5 proposals to advance as Finalists. Finalist proposals are now eligible for a round of public voting, which will be used to select the Popular Choice Winner.  Read more about the contest here.

We commend the Finalists for all their hard work and accomplishment over the last several months.  Congratulations!

Public Voting Period Now Open!

Today, we announce the start of the Public Voting Period, which runs from now until September 10, 2018 at 12:00 PM ET. During this time, anyone from around the globe is invited to cast their vote for their favorite proposal. The proposal with the greatest number of votes will be named as the Popular Choice Winner.


The winning solutions will be promoted and celebrated widely by the Centre for Social Innovation and MIT Climate CoLab.

To Vote

  1. Sign up or login to the Climate CoLab website;
  2. Click one of the Finalists’ proposals to read their work; and
  3. Select the “Vote for proposal” button on the proposal page.

You are given one vote and may change your vote as many times as you wish until the deadline. All voting is subject to the Climate CoLab’s voting rules.   Vote now!

Share the #climatevote

Be part of the conversation by discussing & sharing your favorite proposals over social media, using the hashtag #climatevote in your posts, and tagging us @ClimateCoLab.