We're Alberta's environmental good-news storyteller

Mission

To showcase, inspire, and empower Alberta’s environmental achievements.

Vision

Through our actions, we contribute to a more sustainable future for all.

Our Programs

Emerald Awards

Since 1992, the Emerald Awards have showcased almost 400 recipients and 900 finalists who are raising the bar in addressing environmental and climate change issues. These environmental awards celebrate excellence across all sectors, making them unique not only in Alberta but also in Canada.

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SHARING STORIES

Our Sharing Stories program tells the stories of the organizations, projects, and individuals across Alberta who are working to protect our environment and take action against climate change. By telling these stories, we hope to educate and inspire people within and outside of Alberta to take action in their own lives and help create a more sustainable planet!

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YOUTH GRANTS

Our Emerald Youth Grant Program empowers youth in Alberta to make their dream environmental projects a reality!

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CHECK OUT OUR PODCAST

Join our host Bri as she sits down with visionary leaders from across Alberta to figure out what on earth we can do to take action against climate change and protect our environment.

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discover environmental excellence

Delve into the narratives behind environmental work happening in Alberta, understand why it’s crucial, and explore the positive influence it has on our lives.

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LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

We acknowledge and honour that we operate on Treaty 6, Treaty 7, and Treaty 8 territories, of which we have been beneficiaries since their signing. We extend our hands in peace and friendship to all Indigenous peoples who have made these places their homes since time immemorial.

We are grateful for the journey we are on as treaty people, with the responsibility and opportunity to carry forward and renew the spirit and intent of those agreements. To learn, to grow, to celebrate this journey of discovery, and to share our stories as long as the sun shines, the grass grows, and the rivers flow.

We call forward the spirit of tatawaw which in nehiyawewin means “Welcome, there is room” to guide us as we do our part to make Alberta a more welcoming and sustainable place to live for all.

We acknowledge and honour the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We believe in embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and welcome those from all walks of life, regardless of race, colour, gender identity, sex, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or expression, age, marital status, or disability.

We encourage conversation on our social platforms and in all our programs. In our effort to create and maintain a safe space for all to participate, we will remove any posts or comments that are discriminatory and act against the above statement.