Helping Businesses Become Sustainable

A collaboration of businesses in the Ottawa, Ontario – working together to build a resilient community and vibrant local economy.


Join our movement

Become a member to enjoy our member benefits, be featured in our directory and participate in our events.


Think Local First!

Join the movement

Celebrate locally owned businesses. Explore your neighbourhood and the unique experiences they offer.

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Learn about sustainability

Learn more about sustainability and its benefits. Learn how ‘Loving Our Local’ can benefit our communities, economy and unique culture. Learn more about SEA and become a member, supporter or volunteer!


Place matters. People Matter. If you are a business owner consider sourcing from other local merchants. We can help you network and make connections with like minded individuals and enterprises. If you live in Ottawa consider exploring the local independent shops and services in your neighbourhood.


"More than 500 million people live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change & more than 800 million people are food insecure, yet nearly a third of the global food supply is wasted or lost" ->
#sustainability #climatechange #agriculture

Today’s #climatestrikes marks a huge moment in history. With growing awareness about the Climate Emergency, people around across the globe are demanding justice. Now it’s time to demand more from every business. #BCorp

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Our Partners

Thank you to the Community Foundation of Ottawa for funding support