project zero IN THE NEWS

keeping up with project zero

From our Incubator Program to circular economy workshops, we're always up to something. Keep up with the buzz about Project Zero by checking out our media mentions below:

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January 11, 2022

Douglas Magazine

The Project Zero Incubator Program is expanding this year to include startups from across B.C. Developed three years ago to nurture Victoria and Vancouver Island-based entrepreneurs and grow the circular economy, Project Zero has seen 29 ventures complete the program so far, which are projected to create over 80 new green jobs between 2020 and 2022.

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April 22, 2021

Douglas Magazine

Scale Collaborative, the Synergy Foundation, and Community Micro Lending are three examples of leadership in driving thriving, sustainable, connected, and financially resilient social impact sectors and communities.

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November 17, 2021

City of Richmond

Project Zero Incubator Program Seeks BC Entrepreneurs to Usher Into the Circular Economy

Every year, 100 billion tonnes of material enter the global economy, but over 91% of goods end up in the landfill at end-of-life. The Project Zero Incubator Program, an initiative of the Synergy Foundation that supports new British Columbia-based ventures operating within the circular economy, is hoping to change that.


April 6, 2021



Our study set out to find diverse circular economy solutions that are viable and scalable, that drive systemic circularity, and that have exceptionally positive environmental and social impacts.

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July 27, 2021

Douglas Magazine

Roundtable on Business Growth


Victoria is host to a growing ecosystem of business-support networks that include incubators, accelerators, venture capitalists, micro-lenders, skill-based courses, recovery programs and then some. This includes Project Zero, which nurtures entrepreneurs with business ideas or early startups operating in the circular economy.


September 25, 2021


Project Zero provides educational content and workshop material, as well as organizing an incubator for businesses that consists of roundtable discussions with policymakers and industry leaders to identify circular opportunities.