Corporate Climate Leaders Program
How can your organization help take action on climate change?
Edmonton's Corporate Climate Leaders Program supports the growing number of Edmonton organizations that are concerned about climate change and want to take action. Offered in partnership with Green Economy Canada, the program helps organizations understand and manage their corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through one-on-one support and training, and sharing best practices.
Alberta Health Services
“Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to continuous improvement and innovation towards better health outcomes. By participating in the Corporate Climate Leaders Program, AHS is able to collaborate with other like-minded organizations and demonstrate our passion and responsibility to creating a healthier environment for all Albertans.”
- Steve Rees, Chief Program Officer, Capital Management
Canadian Western Bank
“Taking action on climate change is important to Canadian Western Bank. The Corporate Climate Leaders Program offers an excellent opportunity to work with and learn from our peers while strengthening our commitment to minimize our environmental footprint.”
- Darrell Jones, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
“As a business and leader in the construction industry, it is our duty to demonstrate responsibility for positive climate action. We are proud to join businesses across Edmonton in participating in the Corporate Climate Leaders Program and contributing to Edmonton’s energy transition.”
- Jen Hancock, Director of Innovative Construction
City of Edmonton
"We are proud to lead by example by participating in the Corporate Climate Leaders Program. Together with organizations across Edmonton, our action on climate change will help support Edmonton's transition to a low-carbon future, create a greener economy, and provide a sustainable future for generations to come."
- Adam Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services
“The Corporate Climate Leaders Program gives Clark Builders the opportunity to showcase the sustainable initiatives our team members have developed and demonstrates our commitment to being leaders in continuing to transform the construction industry in Edmonton.”
- Andrew Ross, President and Sustainable Superhero
“Rooted in the healing ministry of Jesus, Covenant Health has a deep respect for the sacredness of life and our natural environment. Our participation in the Corporate Climate Leaders Programs helps us to build healthy communities and protect the environment for the benefit of our patients and their families.”
- Lonny Petersen, Corporate Manager, Compliance and Standardization
“As a leading energy infrastructure company, Enbridge is committed to addressing the global climate challenge through energy sustainability and actions that reduce climate impacts. We believe that we all have a role to play in achieving a lower carbon future. It is for that same reason that we have joined the Corporate Climate Leaders Program.”
- Edwin Makkinga, Strategist, Carbon and Energy Efficiency
EPCOR Utilities Inc.
“As environmental stewards, we are constantly looking for opportunities to apply our expertise to reduce our footprint and mitigate the impacts of climate change. Everyone has a role to play in securing our energy future, protecting our water resources and building a more resilient city — we need to align our efforts to succeed.”
- Derek Hollman, Senior Manager, Project Development
IKEA prides itself on our commitment to building a sustainable future and confronting climate change is essential to make this happen. We at IKEA Edmonton are proud to be a part of this global commitment. The Corporate Climate Leaders Program is a great opportunity to further these commitments and connect to our community with a common goal.
Lafarge Canada Inc.
“Every incremental initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, given the breadth of Lafarge’s operations, will result in significant CO2 reductions. Reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are good for the environment, but are also good business; the two are not mutually exclusive.”
- Jonathan Moser, Director of Environment and Public Affairs
Landmark Homes (Canada)
“We believe that building communities takes more than just building homes in neighbourhoods. As a sustainable home builder, we are proud of our commitments to the environment and our future generations by continuously improving the energy efficiency of homes we build and making net zero homes affordable and easy to own.”
- Reza Nasseri, CEO, Landmark Group of Companies
“Climate change impacts us all and being able to share and discuss our successes and challenges with other businesses is critical. The Corporate Climate Leaders Program provides the forum to bring business leaders within Edmonton together to share what’s worked for us and collaborate on solutions to addressing this global challenge.”
- Chris Ward, President & CEO, Canada Region, Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited
MacEwan University takes a holistic approach to sustainability, understanding the importance of balancing environmental responsibility, cultural vitality, social equity and economic integrity. The university's work on sustainability involves all members of the university community - academics, operations and engagement and leadership - who worked together to create the 2017-2021 Strategic Campus Sustainability Plan.
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
“We are proud to be a member of the Corporate Climate Leaders Program. NAIT is committed to sustainability and reducing our impact on the environment. The amount of energy NAIT uses per square foot has dropped 30% below 2009 levels. As a leading polytechnic, NAIT continues to look at innovative ways to reduce our energy consumption.”
- Dr. Glenn Feltham, President and CEO
PCL Construction Management Inc.
“We believe the Corporate Climate Leaders Program will help us drive performance around sustainable business practices. The program provides tools that will allow us to easily quantify and monitor our energy consumption and waste diversion efforts as part of our carbon reduction strategy. It also provides the opportunity to learn from other leading companies through sharing of best practices and success stories.”
- Rob Otway, Vice President and District Manager
University of Alberta
“The University of Alberta has been a leader in energy efficiency, GHG reductions, and sustainability for over 30 years. Participating in the Corporate Climate Leaders Program allows us to share our experiences with other organizations, and to engage and educate our own students, staff, and faculties about climate change action.”
- Michael Versteege, Manager, Energy Management and Sustainable Operations