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CELEBRATING THE WOMEN IN OUR ECOSYSTEM

I do value days that call international attention to important issues. It gives us a reason to focus on something important. As a woman, I’ve also often thought – why just one day? We have much more work to do in recognizing and celebrating the…

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A GROWING NETWORK OF CORPORATE SUPPORT

For 30 years Alberta Ecotrust has brought Alberta environmental nonprofits together with members of the corporate community to fund and steward environmental projects across the province. Our larger corporate Visionary and Patron Partners are a big part of our continued success but there is also…

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ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT PROGRAM FAQ

Katie Michels, our Program Coordinator, is our ears on the ground for prospective grant applicants. She is the friendly voice (and face!) behind the scenes who works tirelessly to answer your questions, share feedback, and improve the function and flow of our grant software. Thank…

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ERA’S REBATE PROGRAM: ARE REBATES ENOUGH?

Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) launched a $55M program to incentivize small and medium enterprises in Alberta to do energy efficiency upgrades to their facilities and operations. The funding should be popular with businesses, nonprofits, and contractors as it will provide an opportunity for savings and…

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BUILDING ENERGY BENCHMARKING KICKS OFF IN CALGARY

The City of Calgary recently launched the Commercial and Institutional Building Energy Benchmarking (BEB) Program. This program helps building owners and operators measure and track building energy performance to improve efficiency, contribute to energy savings and affordability, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to help limit…

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LET’S SAY #Yes2ClimateYEG

Tomorrow Foundation for a Sustainable Future, is launching the #Yes2ClimateYEG campaign to support a low carbon future and healthy environment. At Alberta Ecotrust, we know that Edmontonians have a vision for a climate-friendly future. In fact, the City of Edmonton’s recent perception surveying indicates that…

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MEET THE 2020 CITIESIPCC LEGACY RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM RECIPIENTS

The CitiesIPCC Legacy Research Grant Program is a natural extension of Alberta Ecotrust’s partnership with the City of Edmonton and its Change for Climate initiative. With a diverse committee of subject matter experts from academia, consulting firms, environmental nonprofits, and government, the CitiesIPCC Legacy Research…

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