Alberta Emerald Foundation

It Could Be You! 

Nominations are now open for the 24th Annual Emerald Awards. Deadline is February 20, 2015.
The 24th Annual Emerald Awards will be presented June 4, 2015 at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton. 

Nominate yourself or someone you know today.


Presented by Syncrude


Plan to join us as we roll out the green carpet to showcase great green projects and programs in Fort McMurray while connecting with local environmental heroes!  Our friend, SIMON JACKSON, one of Time Magazine's 60 Heroes for the Planet will be joining us as a keynote speaker.  For more information or to become involved, please click here.



WE'RE WORKING ON A NEW WEBSITE:  It has become apparent that our current site is not as functional as we would like it to be.  Thank you for your patience as we are working on rebuilding and refreshing our website.  The new site will launch by November 1. Stay tuned!



EMERALD AWARDS: This year, the Alberta Emerald Foundation was delighted to receive 96 outstanding nominations for the 23rd Annual Emerald Awards.  This spring, our panel of judges selected 34 Finalists in the ten Emerald Awards categories and on June 5, a record 17 Emerald Award Recipients were announced.  To learn more, please click here.  To see video vignettes about our 34 Finalists from the 23rd Annual Emerald Awards, please visit our YouTube Channel.   You can also watch a 60-minute version of the Emerald Awards show here and on Shaw Cable.

WE HAVE PICTURES!  Portraits of the 2014 Emerald Awards Recipients can be viewed here, and candids from the event can be viewed here.

** Nominations for the 24th Annual Emerald Awards will open on November 1, 2014. **

For more than twenty years, the Alberta Emerald Foundation has been working to recognize, celebrate and inspire environmental excellence in Alberta.  Learn about the Foundation in the short video below!


We Have Moved!!

The Alberta Emerald Foundation moved offices and our contact information has now changed.

We are now located at:

700 Scotia Tower One, 10060 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3R8

Phone: 780-616-1556

The 22nd Annual Emerald Awards Show is online!

 You can watch the show in four parts on YouTube by visiting our YouTube channel.




The Word on the TWEET

Learn about our finalists and see the twitterfall at the Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald micro-website.

Youth Environmental Engagement Grant Program is now accepting applications!!

We are pleased to announce that the Youth Environmental Engagement Grant Program will continue again this year.  Micro-grants of up to $400 are available to schools, classrooms and youth groups across Alberta.  The application process is very simple and we hope to distribute 100 grants this year.  For more information or to download the application form, please click here.

For more information about the Alberta Emerald Foundation and our activities, or to become involved, please contact us.


Emerald Legacy Leader



2014 Emerald Leaders

ABCRCConocoPhillips   AREF

Syncrude Enbridge Shell Canada

ATCO Gas ATCO ElectricEncana