Is the high cost of energy the only reason Ontario greenhouse businesses are looking to the south to expand, or are there other factors at play? OGVG Marketing & Economic Policy Analyst Glen Snoek believes energy-related policy decisions by the Ontario government are to blame, but Taylor lists one more. “Energy is a significant factor,” she says. “But there are also investment incentives [being offered in various U.S. states] that aren’t being matched in Ontario.”
Siemens Wind Power to close Ontario turbine blade plant, cut 340 jobs - The Globe and Mail
Tillsonburg, Ont., factory recently called ‘key part of global supply chain’ by Siemens will be shut down by early next year
2degrees Releases Sustainable Manufacturing Platform to Help Brands Engage Suppliers at Scale
Supply chains are where 80 percent or more of a company’s costs and risks lie and where most interventions geared towards helping companies stay competitive are focused. Squeezing supply chains alone, however, is no longer an effective measure to keep ahead of the curve — moving forward, brands will need to find new ways to collaborate with suppliers to achieve further savings and reduce risk and impacts. A new online platform created by 2degrees seeks to make this possible, for the first time, at scale.
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