CSI Climate Ventures

192 Spadina, ,

The Centre for Social Innovation’s Climate Ventures is home to the entrepreneurs, innovators, and advocates working on climate solutions and climate justice. From farming to fashion, our members are building the low-carbon economy and a better future for all.

Do you have a product, service, or strategy to help tackle the climate crisis and put people and planet first? Climate Ventures provides coworking, community, and programs to accelerate your success and amplify your impact.

Amenities

  • 24hr Office Access
  • Chairs + Tables
  • Community Kitchens
  • Connect With Peers
  • Dog Friendly
  • Event Space
  • Free Organic Coffee
  • Functionally Accessible
  • Guest Wifi
  • Likeminded Community
  • Lounge
  • Mailboxes
  • Printing, Copy & Fax

Location

Nearest Transit

  • 510 Spadina Spadina and Sullivan
  • 501 Queen Queen and Spadina
  • 505 Dundas Dundas and Spadina

Cycling

  • 11 Minutes Union Station
  • 21 Minutes High Park
  • 29 Minutes Queen & Woodbine
  • 31 Minutes Yonge and Eglington

PARKING

There is metered parking all along Spadina.

There is a Green P parking lot approximately 2 blocks north of the Centre for Social Innovation, on the east side of Spadina. Note that Spadina runs northbound so you must approach from Queen St.

There is a public lot on Sullivan St. Note that Sullivan runs westbound so you must approach from Huron St.

LAND RIGHTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we operate is located on the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat, the Haudenosaunee, the Seneca, and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River. Across the world many Indigenous communities are currently, and have been historically, at the forefront of struggles against environmental destruction.

Indigenous wisdom teaches us the importance of living in balance with the environment. Western science is beginning to understand what Indigenous knowledge keepers have theorized about for generations: for example, the ways in which trees communicate and live in symbiosis within forests. As we work on climate solutions we are also holding space to learn from and listen to the Indigenous communities who have been doing this work since long before us.

The Building & Accessibility

Located in downtown Toronto, the 64,000 sq.-ft. Murray Building is CSI’s newest home, and boasts a makerspace and hundreds of social ventures.

The space was designed by Peggy Sue Deaven of Peggy Sue Collection, an award-winning, Climate Ventures-accelerated enterprise, for functionality, connection, and inspiration.

Almost everything in the space has a sustainability story, such as being made locally by a member (green wall by Ripple Farms, tables by Just Be Woodsy) or out of low-carbon materials. We even have a light fixture in the shape of an HFC molecule made in Cabbagetown.

Climate Ventures is located on the 2nd floor of CSI Spadina at 192 Spadina Ave. and is not fully accessible.

It can be entered via a lift and an elevator with a door of 30” width. Functionally this means that while we are able to accommodate many accessibility devices, those using larger devices may need alternative arrangements. Guests will enter through the south laneway door, which has a lift. The laneway is located between 192 Spadina and 190 Spadina.

Learn more about our buildings’ accessibility.

We are committed to ensuring all members and their guests are able to use our services. If you have any accessibility concerns or questions please reach out the Community Manager: Shea(at)socialinnovation.ca.

EVENT SPACE

We offer versatile event space with loads of character and optional AV equipment located in the heart of a dynamic community of innovators and entrepreneurs. Book your next event at Climate Ventures!

CSI’s Climate Ventures

Location
CSI Spadina

Size
1000 sq ft

Capacity
50

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More Information

Climate Ventures is about turning an atmospheric transformation into a human transformation – an opportunity for us to evolve the way we work, live, and treat our planet. If you’re a part of this transformation, working on the market, policy, and culture shifts needed to create our low-carbon future, then join us.

2,500 members of the Centre for Social Innovation
$250M+ in collective annual revenues
375+ ventures accelerated through our programs

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