MEDIA ADVISORY: The 28th Annual Emerald Awards will shine an (LED) light on Alberta’s most innovative leading organizations in environmental excellence

EDMONTON, AB – As the topic of climate change grows increasingly paramount in the world and especially our province, the Alberta Emerald Foundation acts as Alberta’s environmental good-news storyteller, connecting environmental leaders and providing a voice to share positive examples to inspire others. The 28th Annual Emerald Awards will recognize and celebrate environmental excellence across all sectors in Alberta. A third-party panel of knowledgeable judges has selected three finalists per category, ranging everywhere from government to business to education, one of which will be named the category recipient. The Emerald Awards ceremony will be joined by host Lauren Hunter of SONiC 102.9 Radio.

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time: Awards Ceremony from 4-6PM with reception to follow

Location: Triffo Theatre at MacEwan University (11110-104 Avenue NW)
Parking information is available on the MacEwan University website.

The Alberta Emerald Foundation is committed to providing year-round programming that engages, informs, and emboldens environmental stewardship in our province. What began as the Emerald Awards in 1992 has evolved into a 12 month conversation. Join that discussion and more at the 28th Annual Emerald Awards!

Notes for Media
There will be photo ops with each finalist and presenter. There will also be photo ops with considerable stakeholders across all sectors and industries in Alberta, including community partners Shell, City of Edmonton, Government of Alberta, and more.

For more information about the 28th Annual Emerald Awards or to arrange an interview with an AEF representative, please contact:

Emma Crandell
Communications & Outreach Manager | Alberta Emerald Foundation
p: 780.616.1556 | e: emma@emeraldfoundation.ca

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