We Build Businesses that Matter

ICC consists of a team of highly educated and senior specialists in the fields of research, business development, sustainability, certification and reporting, IT, content development, finance, graphics, e-commerce and web development.

We are committed to helping our clients become best in class providers in their industry by offering an integration of services from concept to completion.

About The Founder

ICC founder and principal Connie Linder is an award-winning entrepreneur, experienced business strategist and creative communications professional with a special interest in technologies and services in sustainability. She is also an experienced investment advisor, portfolio manager and financial planner with more than twenty years of experience working at the board and executive levels of leading enterprises.

She is founder of GreenPages Directory, the fastest-growing online business platform for sustainable procurement and co-founder of Polymer Research Technologies, developer of a proprietary technology that chemically transforms polyurethane waste into a substitute for virgin polyol.

Connie's knowledge spans policy-making, sustainability development and reporting, board governance, First Nations negotiation, government relations, corporate structure, fundraising and the development and implementation of varied business and communications strategies.

Connie has an MBA from the University of British Columbia, licenses for securities and insurance from the Canadian Securities Institute, and a certificate in integrative personal counselling. Her international perspective originates from studies in Sweden and Germany and at the prestigious HEC in Paris, France.

Awards & Honours

2014
Winner, TechGreen Award (Individual) from the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC for taking a lead role in environmental initiatives
2013
Winner, Women of Worth Sustainable Living Award
2012
Recipient, Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal
Winner, Leadership Category, Spirit of Minerva Alumnae Awards for achievement of a high level of influence and/or responsibility in business and social endeavors while following a values-based leadership approach
2011
Winner of the Xstrata Nickel Trailblazers & Trendsetters Award
2011 Top 100 Most Powerful Women, Women's Executive Network
Winner of the New Ventures BC Business Plan Competition as co-founder of Polymer Research Technologies Ltd.
2008
Recognized as a leader in sustainability by the University of British Columbia
2005
Short-listed for an Action Canada Fellowship to support and nurture the talent of young entrepreneurs identified as potential Canadian leaders
2004
Recognized as one of two Canadian Partners of Alliance for the New Humanity, Human Forum in Puerto Rico
1995
Winner of the Royal Bank's Top New Service Supplier Award as Founding Director of Churchill Armoured Car