This is our story.

Experience goes a long way

Since 1999, we’ve been Canada’s leading cause-marketing agency focused on social and environmental program development. Our team is led by award-winning industry experts in the fields of brand and program development, custom content, advertising, marketing and communications and event management.

Green Living Enterprises has developed strategies and campaigns for issues such as education, health care and the environment for brands including the Province of Ontario, Province of Alberta, Samsung, TD Bank, The Home Depot, Loblaws, Toyota, Scotiabank, and the Pan Am Games. We also produced the Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Awards, and were the founders of The Green Living Show.

Do well by doing good

Certified responsible

Green Living is one of the founding Certified B Corporations in Canada: a new kind of corporation that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

As a B Corp, we declare:

  1. We must be the change we seek in the world.
  2. All business ought to be conducted as if people and place matter.
  3. Through products, practices and profits, businesses should aspire to do no harm and benefit all.
  4. We are each dependent upon another and thus responsible for each other and future generations.
Certified Corporation Best For The World 2018 Honourees

We connect you to conscientious consumers

Sustainability isn’t a fad. It’s the future.

For more than 20 years, we’ve developed in-depth knowledge of what we call conscientious consumers. This growing group of individuals react to, engage with and make decisions about the world around them, based on ever-evolving issues such as the environment, social justice, community building and equality.

You know who they are because this progressive group includes many of your friends, colleagues and family members. They are the ones who read ingredient lists, shop local, check online reviews, donate time and money, reuse and recycle. They’re active in their communities and care about our future. They’re vocal about causes and issues and are eager to share information about products and services they like or don’t like.

Conscientious Consumers care about your social commitment, ethical behavior, and environmental stewardship and they’ll act accordingly.

Our Team

We’re a dynamic, impassioned bunch who care (a lot) about the work that we do and how it gets done.

Laurie Simmonds

President & CEO

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Laurie leads her award-winning team in the fields of brand and program development, custom content, marketing communications and event management, and has developed strategies and campaigns for issues such as education, healthcare and the environment.

Her remarkable career has included: being part of a select group of Canadians who completed The Climate Project training program led by Nobel Laureate, Al Gore, participating in the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, being a delegate at COP21 in Paris, getting named to Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women by WXN, and co-founding the Women’s Health Clinic in Toronto and the Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine. She has also written and taught about environmental health.

You can catch Laurie sailing off of the Toronto islands, tending to her garden or enjoying a nice glass of Chardonnay on a sunny patio.

Robert Orlovski

Vice President

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Robert joined Green Living in 2006 and has more than a decade of experience in cause-marketing, event production and corporate sponsorship. His track record includes designing and delivering award-winning, multi-platform campaigns for a multitude of clients from financial institutions to utilities, government to consumer goods and not-for-profits. He prides himself most on the quality of the relationships that he builds with his clients and colleagues.

Robert is actively involved in both the development and execution of the Green Living Show, as well as Green Living Enterprises’ client projects. He is an active member of the environmental community with a passion for current issues and is a regular guest lecturer at York University and George Brown College. His keen understanding of new products and trends has seen him featured on CBC, CityTV, BT and Global.

You can find Robert perusing the local farmers’ market, whipping around Toronto on his beloved Simcoe bike or travelling with his wife and two kids.

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