About

Who We Are

Solsticeworks is led by founder and President Susan Todd, and aided by a network of talented associates – all experienced professionals in their own right. Susan’s rare blend of accounting, training and sustainability experience gives her the ability to both see the big picture and finesse the organizational details of implementation.

Who We Serve

Our goal at Solsticeworks is to help organizations realize their own goals for sustainability. We have worked with clients in the public, private and community sectors, including:

  • BC Hydro
  • Capstone Copper
  • City of Burnaby
  • CPA Canada
  • David Suzuki Foundation
  • District of West Vancouver
  • Ecotrust Canada
  • First Capital Realty
  • Frontiers North Adventures
  • Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition
  • Hemlock Printers
  • Hydro Québec
  • Industry Canada
  • Methanex
  • Mountain Equipment Co-op
  • Novex Couriers
  • Port of Vancouver
  • Razir Transport Services
  • SaskPower
  • Secwepemcúl’ecw Restoration and Stewardship Society
  • Stantec
  • TD Bank Group
  • TELUS
  • Teck Resources
  • Township of Langley
  • University of British Columbia
  • Vancity
  • VANOC
  • Western Forest Products
  • YVR

What Others Are Saying

  • Susan and her team have been instrumental in guiding Capstone through the constantly evolving changes in sustainability reporting. She provides outstanding service in developing our Sustainability Report each year and assisting the internal team in building in-house knowledge. Her accounting background is invaluable for our current phase of enhanced TCFD reporting.

    Wendy King Senior Vice President, Risk, ESG, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Capstone Copper
  • For over a decade, Susan Todd has helped us at MEC evolve our sustainability reporting, strategy and stakeholder engagement. I value her multi-dimensional knowledge – she’s an expert in social and environmental reporting and also brings a financial background, a sharp strategic mind and an understanding of the business drivers. She is always a step ahead of the bigger issues and can help us quickly get to the core of what we need to consider. She is insightful, productive, connected and solution-oriented. I appreciate her professional candor and I know that she cares about the success of our organization.

    Esther Speck former Director, Business Sustainability and Community, Mountain Equipment Co-op
  • Susan Todd led a dynamic team to help the City of Burnaby and its citizens develop the award-winning Burnaby Social Sustainability Strategy. Her creative community engagement strategy attracted the participation of almost 800 Burnaby citizens. In a fun, engaging, respectful and educational manner, Sue guided the Strategy Steering Committee through many challenges and milestones. She consistently demonstrated grace, flexibility, attention to detail and the ability to "think on her feet". Sue is a reflective, responsive and rigorous professional whose passion and commitment helped to establish Burnaby as a local government leader in social sustainability.

    Joan Selby Retired Senior Social Planner, City of Burnaby
  • Sue was instrumental to me pursuing sustainability as a career. Having taken two SFU courses with Sue as my professor, she motivated me to think critically about the connection between business and sustainability. Sue enriched my learning with practical lessons, projects and assignments based on real ESG business challenges, and presentations from a diversity of guest speakers in the sustainability community. Leading by example, Sue inspires the next generation of sustainability changemakers through her dedication to education and has left a lasting impression on where I focus my career ambitions. Thank you for your humble leadership grounded in honesty, thoughtfulness, determination and enthusiasm!

    Amanda Chor Sustainable Packaging Lead, lululemon
  • Sue worked closely with us in the early days of social reporting, and helped to shape what has now become our award-winning accountability report. Sue's professionalism, thoroughness, and strategic thinking helped us to break new ground, improve our internal systems and processes, and ultimately our performance.

    Joanne Westwood Manager, Climate Strategy and Performance
  • For more than two decades, Sue has been leading the way in corporate sustainability reporting and disclosure.  From helping develop some of the field’s first award winning sustainability reports, to training early cohorts of sustainability reporting specialists, Sue has long been at the forefront of helping companies to develop the accountability mindset and skills that put them on the path to sustainability leadership.

    Stephanie Bertels Professor, Business and Society, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University
  • Susan Todd of Solstice Sustainability Works played an instrumental role in the development of Langley Township’s award-winning Social Sustainability Strategy. Susan provided unique insights into the challenges and opportunities facing the community, and identified context-appropriate actions to make progress on the priority areas. I truly appreciated the depth of Susan’s subject matter expertise, and her flexible approach to the strategic planning process.

    Patrick Ward Manager, Strategic and Social Planning Township of Langley
  • Sue and I worked together on what became the District of West Vancouver’s inventory of our natural assets, which was one of the first municipal natural asset inventories done by a municipality in Canada. The inventory has been invaluable in moving the District’s sustainability strategy forward, and has helped us to focus on the many challenges in maintaining these assets. Her support through the process has been invaluable, and I do not think we could have moved this forward without her, and the work that she did.

    Isabel Gordon Director of Financial Services, District of West Vancouver
  • Sue Todd of Solstice developed an environmental management system which is now part of the DNA of our company. In doing so, she gave us perspective on a triple bottom line approach before the term even existed.

    Arthur DeJong Retired Mountain Planning and Environmental Resource Manager, Whistler Blackcomb