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ECO CANADA

Environmental Careers Organization Canada

The Steward of the Canadian Environmental Workforce

From job creation to wage funding, to training and post-secondary accreditation, through expert labour market research and customized human resources solutions for business, ECO Canada champions the environmental sector, and the end-to-end career of environmental professionals.

A Strategic Partner to Industry, Academia, and Practitioners

It is our mandate and passion to excel in providing HR solutions that are tailored to students, practitioners and businesses who are engaged in the environmental sector. Our services hit every touch point within the environmental workforce, from educational development and accreditation, to professional designation and soft skill training. It is our mission to serve our members and partners to ensure they can build and grow their careers and businesses.

We Drive Responsible and Sustainable Economic Growth

What differentiates ECO Canada is that we are not activists. We help businesses and industries make informed decisions that are backed by science and data, which allows them to achieve growth while also ensuring that environmental care and best practices remain priorities.

Nurturing an Inclusive Workforce

We are proud to offer culturally-relevant education and training for Canada’s First Nations, Indigenous, Inuit and Métis communities, through our highly effective BEAHR Indigenous workforce training program.

Environmental Workforce Programs & Resources

The environmental workforce touches every component of the Canadian economy, from small businesses to entire industries. We support students and early-stage employees with wage funding and mentorship opportunities, established practitioners with continuing professional development, and senior industry leaders with consulting services and tools that help them excel. As Canada’s leader in HR solutions, research, and education for the environmental workforce, we have a program that’s right for you.

Our full-time job funding placement programs are accepting applications. 
Discover how you can leverage funding to grow your team.
 

EP® DESIGNATION

Get the Recognition You Deserve.

Whether you’re a student, established professional, senior practitioner or environmental employer, the EP® series of professional designations allow you to demonstrate leadership as a steward of Canada’s environmental sector.

EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS

Get Funding for Your Next Environmental Hire.

Over $50 million in funding for youth employment has been distributed to create environmental jobs for emerging practitioners across industries.

JOBS IN CANADA

Find or Post a Job.

Our career portal is your one-stop source for jobs in the environmental and sustainability sectors, whether you’re a seeker or an employer.

LIFELONG LEARNING

Develop Skills, Network with Peers, and Grow Professionally.

We provide learning and professional development opportunities for environmental practitioners at every stage of their career.

RESEARCH & RESOURCES

Access Leading-Edge Labour Market & Industry Resources.

We are at the leading-edge of environmental workforce and labour market research. Get the latest trends and statistics from our expert team.

Become a Climate Change Leader

Get the fundamental knowledge of climate policy and science needed to create actionable solutions. Obtain a Graduate Certificate in Science & Policy of Climate Change in as little as one year from Royal Roads University, and put your knowledge into practice via a capstone course in Climate Solutions with an experiential work placement.

Browse Free Resources

Our mandate is to keep the public informed and educated on trends and best practices in the environmental and sustainability sectors in Canada. We offer a wealth of free resources to help you get the most out of your career journey.