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Success Tactics for Integrating Sustainability into Projects
Have you been faced with the task of educating non-sustainability professionals about the drivers and benefits of integrating sustainability into their business plans, projects, designs and systems?
Learn success tactics to integrate sustainability into your projects with insights from Sustainability Advisor Karen Chovan.
Update: Energy Efficiency Trends in Canada
In 2010, we examined the emerging trends in the environmental sector, including energy efficiency.
Six years later, the industry continues to evolve, but have municipal, provincial and federal governments kept up their enthusiasm for energy efficiency?
Air Emissions Management: What You Should Know
Learn why air emission assessment and air pollution control issues are important for the Industry and the legal implications of noncompliance.
Monthly Snapshot: Experience Matters in the Energy Sub-Sector
See this month’s snapshot and full report on Energy! Learn the skills shared between energy sector employees and environmental professionals, including the ability to liaise with stakeholders, conduct environmental assessments, or develop strategies and programs to monitor sustainable development.
The National Occupational Standards for Environmental Employment, Explained
National Occupational Standards (NOS) describe the standard acceptable skills and knowledge required to perform a particular occupation competently.
ECO Canada first developed the NOS for Environmental Employment in 1994. Learn more about the NOS and how it relates to the sector in this blog.
Key Changes to the BC Water Sustainability Act and Impacts on Industry
The BC Water Act, now known as the BC Water Sustainability Act, was brought into force on February 29, 2016. What are the key changes to the Act, and what impact will they have on the industry?
ECO Canada’s Research Community: Share What You Know!
Our Research Community is a place where environmental professionals gather to share their insights and experiences in the industry, and help shape the future of environmental employment in Canada. Learn what they’re talking about and how you can take part!
Snapshot: Site Assessment and Reclamation, A Sub-Sector on the Rise
More than 30,000 environmental professionals across Canada make up the Site Assessment and Reclamation labour force.
See this month’s Site Assessment and Reclamation Snapshot to learn future employment trends, areas of growth, key skills, salary expectations and more.
From (Vertical, Undersea, or Underground) Farm to Table?
What’s the future of food? Some innovative minds are coming up with new ways to help us keep the cupboards full, from vertical, undersea and underground farms.
Air Quality Snapshot — a Sub-Sector in Demand
Get to know the environmental labour market research with the next monthly snapshot. This month, we’re focusing on Air quality, a small sub-sector that’s in demand.