Richmond Business News – December 2022

Richmond-based Herbaland co-founders Aisha Yang (right) and Musharaf Syed

Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories.

Milko Coconut Dessert opens across from Richmond Public Market.

Richmond News • December 12

Richmond’s Herbaland wins business sustainability award

The company won the 2022 Seal Business Sustainability Award in the environmental initiative category because of its compostable packaging.

Richmond News • December 11

Richmond non-profit targets ocean pollution with pellet made from recycled marine gear and shoreline plastic

A Richmond-based non-profit is marketing a small pellet made from recycled plastic waste collected during ocean, shoreline and marine equipment cleanups.

Vancouver Sun • December 11

B.C. government commits $11.5M toward cleantech adoption

The Integrated Marketplace Initiative links local cleantech companies with YVR, with more test sites following soon.

Van Tech Journal • December 5

Tourism Award winners announced at celebratory event

Earlier this week, the winners of the inaugural Richmond EPIC Tourism Awards were announced at Tourism Richmond’s year-end celebration.

Richmond Sentinel • December 2

Big and small organizations honoured at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards

Earlier this week, the Richmond Chamber of Commerce recognized the top business leaders in Richmond at its 45th annual Business Excellence Awards.

Starting and maintaining a business in B.C. just got easier with a new, more secure online service for registering and managing general partnerships and sole proprietorships.

Richmond Sentinel • November 25

Métis students will receive $7.1 million for expanded skills training

The funding will support Métis learners in occupational skills training programs, such as apprenticeships, trades, skills upgrades, certificates and recertifications, micro-credentials, and other courses leading to employment.

Corvus Energy, the leading supplier of zero-emission solutions for the ocean space, is very pleased to announce that the company won the prestigious Marine Technology Award 2022 at the Seatrade Award ceremony in London this week.

Corvus Energy News • November 10

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