Earth Day Canada works with corporate partners, donors and grantors nationwide across a wide variety of industries. We recognize the importance of all types of businesses in creating a sustainable future. Our work is grounded in science with a main focus on awareness and impact. Every supporter aids us in our mission to help people, communities and businesses reduce their environmental footprint.
Grantors provide critical funding to Earth Day Canada’s mission, a specific program or initiative, or our annual campain. We are thankful to each of them for their generous contributions.
The Fonds Éco IGA, created in 2008 by IGA grocery stores IGA in Quebec, drives sustainable development in Quebec communities. It provides financing for concrete, sustainable projects that reflect local realities and that aim to protect, conserve and respect the environment. Our work with IGA stores includes a Zero Waste Festival, Educational workshops for the staff team, and our Action/Reduction certification program to help stores reduce waste at the source.
Earth Day Canada is a proud partner of Project 2050, an initiative launched by Earth Rangers to involve children ages 6 to 12 in the fight against climate change. Project 2050 is an opportunity for youth to participate in fun challenges and collaborate with other children towards the same goal! In each challenge kids can take concrete actions to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and help Canada reach its net zero targets.
EY has committed to driving lasting, positive change for their communities, planet and society. Through their Eco-Innovators program, EY is undertaking many projects with Earth day Canada that include, e-waste collections, tree planting intiatives, and internal eco-hack events to reach their goals.
The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) partnered with Earth Day Canada’s 375 000 trees program to support the planting of 250 000 trees and sequester 87000 tons of CO2 generated by the construction of the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM); this a new automated light metro network will include 26 stations and span the greater Montreal area with 67 km of tracks and is planned to begin operating in 2023. All trees are planted in the Montreal Metropolitan Community green belt.
SAIL has requested assistance from Earth Day Canada over the next 3 years to provide GHG inventories of all of their storefront and warehouse locations. After a baseline has been established, Earth Day Canada will provide action plans to help SAIL reduce their carbon emissions.
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