ABOUT US

Programs & Services​

From job creation and wage funding, to training and labour market research – we champion the end-to-end career of an environmental professional. ​

We have the partnerships, programs, and research to support employers, professionals, new practitioners, educators and students in the environmental sector. Learn about the various resources, programs and services we offer below.

national validation

Memberships & Designations

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

funding for new jobs

Employment Programs

Receive thousands of dollars in funding for wages and training. Employers in need of student and full-time roles that support sustainability, environmental protection and resource management can receive subsidies to help cover staffing costs.

talent management

HR Services

Affordable recruiting and people management services to help you move your environmental business forward. We offer a full suite of HR solutions, including the largest environmental job board, developed specifically for organizations working with environmental projects and services

professional growth

Lifelong Learning

We provide learning and professional development opportunities for environmental practitioners at every stage of their career. Explore a range of on-demand and live learning events, courses and workshops to suit your skill development needs.

inclusive workforce solutions

BEAHR Indigenous Training​

BEAHR is a collection of customizable environmental training programs for Indigenous communities that braid Traditional Ecological Knowledge with Western Science. All BEAHR courses are flexible, hands-on and fully customizable to the needs of community. 

education recognition

Accreditation
& Training Certification

Our accreditation and training programs provide formal validation for your commitment to high-quality education, accountability and public trust. Add credibility to your environmental programs and let prospective students, employers and organizations know that you demonstrate a culture of proactive, continuous improvement.

VALUABLE INSIGHTS

Labour Market Information

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

competency validation

Occupational Standards

Since the initial inception of these standards, the National Occupational Standards have served as a foundation for certification of environmental practitioners in Canada. They have also served as a self-assessment tool for practitioners, a recruitment tool for employers, and a tool to guide the curriculum development of post-secondary environmental programs and training courses.

Environmental Thought Leadership

We have a pulse on the ever-changing landscape of environmental practice, and we are constantly adding resources and solutions to support the needs of the workforce. We believe knowledge, proper training and essential skills are fundamental to shaping Canada’s environmental sector and the next generation of leaders.

Our aim is to promote and drive responsible, sustainable economic growth while also ensuring that environmental care and best practice is a priority.

Government Partners

We thank the Government of Canada for their support in helping to make these programs possible.