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.
VISIONARY PARTNERS – 2017/18
PROGRAM COLLABORATORS AND FUNDERS
Project Blue Thumb: Action on Water Quality Issues
The Government of Alberta – Community Initiatives Program
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.
ConocoPhillips believes development and conservation can co-exist. They implement high environmental standards in order to ensure that our actions today will not only provide the energy needed to drive economic growth and social well-being, but also secure a stable and healthy environment for tomorrow. ConocoPhillips Canada is the largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the country. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, they are one of the top three producers of natural gas in the country, with a world-class portfolio including assets in Western Canada and Northern Canada. With their interests near Fort McMurray, Alberta, they are a leading in-situ producer in the oil sands. They conduct their business with a focus on safety, the environment and stakeholder relationships. They develop our projects with the goal of enhancing economic and social benefits to the community while minimizing environmental impact associated with development. Learn more at www.conocophillips.ca.
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.
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.
JCF Vipond Professional Corporation
Absolute Environmental Waste Management Inc.
Accenture Canada Holdings Inc.
ATCO Employees Participating in Communities (EPIC)
Cenovus Employee Foundation
Community Natural Foods – Change the Earth Campaign
Edmonton Community Foundation on behalf of Earle and Elsie Hawkesworth Family Fund
Milestone Asset Management
The Bryce Children Family Fund at the Calgary Foundation
We are very grateful to all of our loyal long-term individual donors. Several have donated faithfully for 15+ years. Some donate each and every month year after year through CanadaHelps, their employer’s foundations or United Way. You are like family to us and we thank you dearly!
We also thank our new donors who have chosen to support our mission. Your numbers are growing and we thank each and every one of you for help to advance positive environmental solutions in Alberta.