Alberta Emerald Foundation to share this year’s shortlist for Alberta’s unique environmental awards

For Immediate Release


March 21, 2022


For more information contact: 

Sabrina Huot



ALBERTA – On March 25th at 12:00 PM MST, the Alberta Emerald Foundation (AEF) will be announcing the shortlist for the 31st Annual Emerald Awards. 

Since 1992, the Emerald Awards have showcased over 350 recipients and 850 finalists who are raising the bar in addressing local, regional, and global environmental & climate issues. The Emerald Awards are unique not only in Alberta but also in Canada, as they celebrate the environmental achievements of projects and organizations across all sectors. 

This year, the AEF received nominations from all corners of the province, each sharing a unique approach to environmental stewardship. A third-party panel of judges was tasked to review all nominations and select the shortlist and recipients.

You can register for this year’s shortlist announcement through CanadaHelps.


What: 31st Annual Emerald Awards Shortlist Announcement

Who: The Alberta Emerald Foundation

When: Friday, March 25, 2022, 12:00 PM MST

Where: Online via Zoom




The AEF is our province’s environmental good-news storytellers. What began as the Emerald Awards in 1992 has evolved into a 12-month conversation. They have expanded their capacity and programming into a robust communications strategy that showcases our province’s environmental achievements, and funding opportunities that educate and empower Alberta’s next generation. This progression allows for a larger positive environmental impact that benefits individuals and communities all across our province. This work is made possible through the generous support of sponsors and donors who are dedicated to creating a bright future for our province and planet.