Alberta is home to leaders and innovators, each demonstrating a unique approach to environmental stewardship.
The Emerald Awards showcase those who raise the bar in addressing local, regional, and global environmental & climate issues. In doing so, a standard of excellence is set that inspires others in their own practices.
The 30th Annual Emerald Awards will be presented virtually on June 1, 2021.
Celebrating an organization or individual’s legacy of environmental excellence in addressing and mitigating the effects of local, regional, and global climate and environmental issues.
The 2021 Legacy Categories are:
- Business presented by Edmonton Community Foundation
- Community Group or Nonprofit presented by Syncrude Canada Ltd.
- Education presented by Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation.
- Youth presented by City of Edmonton
- Lifetime Achievement
Showcasing the Albertan environmental projects and initiatives that have addressed and mitigated the effects of local, regional, and global environmental issues by achieving excellence aligned to certain environmental priorities.
The 2021 Project/Initiative Categories are:
- Air presented by City of Calgary
- Land presented by Alberta Real Estate Foundation
- Energy presented by Yellowbike Solutions Inc. & Bioenergy Solutions Inc.
- Waste Management presented by Alberta Recycling Management Authority & Beverage Container Management Board.
- Public Engagement & Outreach
- Shared Footprints Award presented by Government of Alberta.