Toronto, February 5, 2014 — Bullfrog Power, Canada's leading green energy provider, and the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF), one of Canada's most trusted voices on the environment, are joining forces to drive new action on climate change.
The partnership will encourage Canadians from all walks of life to make small but significant changes and to live greener. A public campaign will educate Canadians on Canada's impact on the global climate and the central role that renewable energy will play as part of the solution. Through this campaign, Bullfrog Power and DSF are working together to demonstrate to all Canadians that renewable energy is an essential component of a model for a successful and sustainable future.
"Partnering with the David Suzuki Foundation is a natural choice for Bullfrog Power because we share a common set of values and an understanding that we all need to act now to preserve our environment for future generations," said Peter Melanson, CEO, Bullfrog Power. "Together we will work to educate Canadians on practical solutions to reduce their home's impact and ultimately to help reshape the Canadian energy landscape."
For most of its 23-year history, the David Suzuki Foundation has made promoting solutions to climate change central to its activities. From providing green living tips to developing a renewable energy plan for Canada through the Trottier Energy Futures Project, DSF is consistently a leading Canadian voice on the environment. Likewise, for nearly a decade, Bullfrog Power — founded on the belief that consumers have a unique power to change the world — has been providing both homes and businesses across Canada with practical green energy solutions.
"The David Suzuki Foundation is excited to be partnering with Bullfrog Power to encourage Canadians to embrace clean energy," said Ian Bruce, Science and Policy Manager at the David Suzuki Foundation. "The coming years are critical in advancing public understanding and action on climate change — the world's greatest environmental and socioeconomic challenge — and we believe that working with Bullfrog Power will help to spur real and lasting change."
About Bullfrog Power
Bullfrog Power, Canada's leading green energy provider, offers renewable energy solutions that enable homes and businesses to reduce their environmental impact, support the development of green energy projects in Canada and help create a cleaner, healthier world. As a Certified B Corporation, Bullfrog Power meets higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Thousands of Canadian homes and businesses are doing their part to address climate change and air pollution by switching to green energy with Bullfrog Power. Homes and businesses can sign up easily, quickly and affordably at www.bullfrogpower.com.
About David Suzuki Foundation
Through a combination of sound science and active public outreach, the David Suzuki Foundation motivates Canadians to take action on the environmental challenges we collectively face. Canadians consistently name the David Suzuki Foundation as the most credible and reliable source of science-based environmental information in Canada. They also rank the Foundation above all other environmental organizations in working co-operatively with government and business to resolve critical issues.
Contact Bullfrog Power
Public Relations Manager
Tel: 416.360.3464 ext 239
Contact David Suzuki Foundation
Tel: 604.732.4228 ext 1238