The Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) is a business association with a business approach to providing programs leading to its members corporate success! Since it has been established ESAA has continued to provide its members with educational publications and conferences much needed in the ever changing environmental industry, as well as providing important networking opportunities.
Check out the many organizations offering information and services related to climate change.
The Community Climate hub provides tools, resources, data and connection space for local Canadian climate initiatives. Through broad stakeholder engagement, Hubs build public support for political leadership on climate change. Hubs help unify voices around a shared vision for decarbonization and advance their communities along the milestone process set out by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) regulates the utilities sector, natural gas and electricity markets to protect social, economic and environmental interests of Alberta where competitive market forces do not.
Founded in 1985, Inside Education is Alberta’s largest environmental and natural resource education charity. They support K–12 school teachers across Alberta and inspire their students when it comes to working towards a balanced, sustainable future for our environment, economy, and society. Their programs focus on experiential education, teacher professional development, grants and youth gatherings.
Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP) is a member-based association dedicated to improving the delivery and implementation of energy efficiency, demand-side management and demand response programs. AESP provides professional development programs, access to a network of energy practitioners, and promotes the transfer of knowledge and experience.
LC3 uses investments, grants, and demonstration projects to lower regional emissions through energy efficiency, renewable energy, and transportation solutions. LC3 is based on a model for demonstrating low-carbon ideas and preparing them for scale-up, successfully implemented in Toronto since 1991, and now being adapted for use in other cities through a partnership with seven local centres and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
The Miistakis Institute is a not for profit environmental research institute affiliated with Mount Royal University. It is a research institute, a conservation charity, and a social enterprise, playing all three roles as necessary to broker, transfer or mobilize knowledge to resolve complex environmental problems. Miistakis takes knowledge from the realm of academia to the realm of land and resource management. The Institute may scientifically investigate conservation dilemmas, analyze policy implications, develop decision support tools, catalyze community conservation action, or all of the above.
Alberta Ecotrust collaborates with a cross-section of engaged Albertans from industry, government, and the nonprofit and charitable sectors to invest in people and projects that protect the natural systems we rely on for life and prosperity. They provide grants, impact investments, and run programs to strengthen community leadership on environmental issues. Their $40 million Climate Innovation Fund accelerates urban climate solutions in Calgary and Edmonton.
The Canadian Association of Consulting Energy Advisors exists to meet the need to establish and promote credibility of new home and existing home Energy Advisors across Canada, to educate its members, to leverage opportunities and to help homeowners, builders, developers, municipalities, trades, real estate professionals, and other stakeholders to understand our industry.
Clean Energy Canada is a climate and clean energy program within the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University. The program accelerates Canada’s clean energy transition by sharing the story of the global shift to renewable energy, clean technology, and sustainable industries. Members conduct original research, convene influential dialogues, inform policy leadership, and drive public engagement.