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ECO Impact Awards
The 1st Annual ECO Impact Awards was held in Calgary on September 28, 2017. Meet the winners and learn about their environmental impact.
Member Spotlight – Kyle Paddon
Hear from EP member Kyle Paddon about how EP Certification has benefitted his career and his advice for how to shape yours.
Top 5 Reasons Why Mentoring Matters
You know what mentoring is, but why does mentorship matter? How can it help your career?
Here at ECO Canada, we’re gearing up for the inaugural session of our new Mentorship Program for our Environmental Professional (EP) members. We believe that mentorship makes a difference and builds a better, more knowledgeable workforce contributing to Canada’s environmental sector.
Walking the Talk with AET Group’s Scott Freiburger
Tweet When your entire business rests on your ability to help clients move to sustainability, Scott Freiburger figures his company, AET Group, had better… Read more
Important News: Ontario Ministry Regulatory Changes to Approvals for Environmental Compliance Applications
Those environmental professionals who are not licensed with PEO will not be considered a certified a ‘Qualified Person’. Ensure your voice and opinion is heard by the MOECC. Submit feedback before December 30, 2016.
Environmentalist: the new Mentalist
“In the early 2000s, it was a challenge for environmentalists to be more than someone that clients really didn’t want to see.”
At least that was the experience of Meredith Hamstead, owner of thinkBright Environmental Innovations in Invermere, BC. We recently had a chance to explore with Meredith how the stereotype of an environmentalist has fallen away – and why environmentalists are the new “mentalists.”
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?
Four Cool Innovations in the Environmental Sector
There’s innovation everywhere in the environmental sector — so much so it’s sometimes hard to keep up. Here’s a look at four industry-related stories this week — some spotlight problems and some spotlight solutions. Take a look and get inspired.
How to leverage the competitive advantage of EP certification
You’ve worked hard to build your environmental expertise and have attained the status of a certified Environmental Professional (EP).
Now’s the time to make the most of your certification and reap the rewards.
Building Competitive Advantage with EP: Blue Source Canada
The Blue Source team takes immense pride in the work they do – these experts are at the frontier of carbon offset development. Yet one of the major challenges in this emerging industry is the fact that it is so new.
Learn how adopting the Environmental Professional (EP) certification leverages their competitive advantage.