At an online Press Conference this morning, we announced the new categories for the 30th Annual Emerald Awards. This is the first time the categories have been completely revamped, fundamentally changing how we recognize environmental excellence in Alberta since our inauguration in 1991.
“We wanted to honour our 30th anniversary while aligning the Emerald Awards with current environmental priorities,” says Executive Director Gregory Caswell. “This …
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On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the AEF had our laptop-screen debut at the online 29th Annual Emerald Awards. A week later, we’re still beaming from our talented performers: Julian Faid, for making us laugh; Audrey Lane Cockett, for inspiring us; and Giselle Denis, for bringing her brilliant creative vision to canvas. In case you missed them, or just want to relive the magic, you …
Top environmental awards applaud Alberta’s green projects
For the first time in their almost-thirty year history, the prestigious Emerald Awards will be free and online for the entire province to attend.
Media Advisory – 29th Annual Emerald Awards
The 29th Annual Emerald Awards
Date: June 2, 2020
Time: 4 p.m. (MDT)
Congratulations to the deserving 29th Annual Emerald Awards Shortlist! A huge thank you to all those who applied and shared their inspiring environmental work with us, as well as our judging panel who dedicated their time and expertise to the cause. If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the 29th Annual Emerald Awards Shortlist Announcement video, presented by Alberta Recycling Management Authority. …
Journalists and news outlets, please see our latest Media Advisory for the 29th Annual Emerald Awards Shortlist Announcement, presented by Alberta Recycling Management Authority, for details on the online event. For all media inquiries, please contact Emma Crandell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (780) 616-1556.
The health of the community is of utmost importance to the AEF, which is why we’ve been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and taking all necessary precautions. We encourage you to take care of yourself, do your research, and stay informed.
Our board met to explore options on how to still celebrate the 29th Annual Emerald Awards. The board unanimously agreed that we need to achieve our mission …
While nominations close in just three days, the Emerald Awards season is just beginning! Our expert third-panel judging panel of diverse experiences and backgrounds will begin their reviews next week. On March 27, 2020, the Emerald Shortlist Public Announcement will be made and all finalists will be revealed.
For almost thirty years, the Emerald Awards have showcased Alberta’s environmental achievements across all sectors. Over 900 finalists and over …
With all the excitement surrounding the upcoming launch of What On EARTH Can We Do?, you may be wondering what on earth it’s about! Have you ever felt guilty about not knowing where to put your waste? Thrown out a week’s worth of well-intentioned-but-never-eaten vegetables and ate ice cream instead? Thought you, as an individual, are just one human and your eco-efforts are hopeless? Then this podcast …
The Emerald Documentary Series premiered in early October at the historic Metro Cinema in Edmonton, brandished on the marquee alongside the likes of Resident Evil and Vampyros Lesbos. While spooky movies are hot in fall, we know that combating climate change doesn’t need to be scary. The series, featuring ten of the 2019 Emerald recipients, showcases Alberta’s incredible innovators of environmental and sustainable progress. While we celebrated with recipients …