Scotia Plaza’s 40 King St. W. is now Zero Carbon Building™ – Performance v2 Certified for 2020 from the Canada Green Building Council®.
leed logoScotia Plaza’s 40 King St. W.  is the largest Zero Carbon certified commercial building in Canada. We are committed to be a leader in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives and in accelerating climate action. Working with our partners to achieve zero carbon at Scotia Plaza’s 40 King St. W. is living proof of this commitment.

Today we are Zero.
For our tenants, stakeholders, and the environment. That counts.


Certified LEED Platinum in 2018, Scotia Plaza is recognized as one of the first major office towers in Canada to achieve LEED accreditation. Our commitment to environmentally safe and sustainable practices extends far beyond our footprint. As a community, we are committed to innovation, collaboration and responsible corporate practices. In partnership with our tenants, we are dedicated to a more sustainable community and a healthier planet.
leed logo We strive to make Scotia Plaza a healthier, more sustainable building for the people who work here. We are dedicated to making the necessary building and operational enhancements to achieve the highest environmental certification for office buildings globally – LEED Platinum. This achievement makes Scotia Plaza a healthier, more sustainable, efficient and all around more environmentally sound workplace destination for people within the building and the environment as a whole.


Achieving Wired Certified Platinum, the highest rating possible, is a testament to Scotia Plaza’s commitment to provide a workplace that technologically surpasses the usual connectivity expectations; preparing for the evolution of technology and Scotia Plaza tenants.
Wired Certified Platinum - Scotia Plaza


  • 7 service providers  offering high-speed fibre optic connectivity
  • Free WiFi in common areas to enhance access to connectivity within the building
  • Multiple communications risers to protect against potential service disruption



Scotia Plaza joins buildings from around the world as part of Fitwel,
the world’s leading certification system that optimizes buildings to support health.
Wired Certified Platinum - Scotia Plaza

Fitwel addresses seven health impact categories including community health, morbidity and absenteeism, social equality, physical activity, occupant safety, and a sense of well-being. As part of the Fitwel certification process, Scotia Plaza has committed to implementing specific strategies that include incorporating opportunities for movement into everyday life, providing rejuvenating and clean spaces, expanding access to indoor and outdoor areas and making the property more bicycle-friendly. We are proud that Scotia Plaza is part of the movement in Building Health for All.