We could not invest in protecting the environment without the help of our partners as well as companies and individuals who generously give financial and in-kind gifts. We’d like to thank the following organizations for their immense support. For a full list of supporters please refer to our 2016 Annual Report.
VISIONARY PARTNERS – 2016/17
PROGRAM COLLABORATORS AND FUNDERS
Project Blue Thumb: Action on Water Quality Issues
Government of Alberta – Community Initiatives Program
Red Deer & District Community Foundation
2017 Environmental Gathering
Suncor Energy Foundation
The Calgary Foundation
Edmonton Community Foundation
City of Edmonton
Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation
Since 1955, the Calgary Foundation has been nurturing a healthy, vibrant, giving and caring community. The Foundation facilitates collaborative philanthropy by making powerful connections between donors and community organizations for the long-term benefit of Calgary and area. Their vision is to inspire a giving and caring community that values sharing, collaborating and learning; a community with citizens engaged in community-building at all levels; a healthy, vibrant community that embraces diversity and supports all of its people; and, a strong and sustainable charitable sector serving the existing and emerging needs of the community. Learn about their impact at www.thecalgaryfoundation.org.
Keyera is one of the largest independent midstream operators in Canada, providing key services and products to oil and gas producers in Western Canada and strive to provide high quality, value-added services for our customers. Keyera is committed to being a responsible and contributing citizen in the communities where they operate, and encourage their employees to give back to organizations that make a difference in the communities where they live. Find out more by visiting www.keyera.com.
Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources.
Syncrude is one of the largest operators in Canada’s oil sands industry, with a 50-year history of responsible operations and ongoing innovation. Syncrude is known for pioneering many of the technologies used today in the industry, including an expanding suite of techniques to improve environmental and economic performance. The company recently completed $3 billion in projects that will enable the reclamation of mine tailings into healthy, productive landscapes; one of these, the Sandhill Fen, is the world’s first fen wetland restoration project constructed on a foundation of reclaimed tailings. In total, the company has reclaimed over 3,300 hectares of former open-pit mining areas. Learn more at www.syncrude.ca.