Awards & Recognition

In 2017 DEC received the Community Group or Not-For-Profit Association: Grassroots Award at the 26th Annual Emerald Awards.

The Emerald Awards have recognised and celebrated the outstanding environmental achievements of large and small businesses, individuals, not-for-profit associations, community groups, youth and governments. Presented by the Alberta Emerald Foundation (AEF), the uniquely-Albertan award recognises and celebrates environmental excellence in 12 cross-sectoral categories.

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In 2016 DEC received the KNOVO Award of Distinction for adopting leading policies and practices to promote female recruitment, retention, and advancement in the workplace.

KNOVO is an initiative of the Calgary Council For Advanced Technology (CCAT) with its core funding provided by Status of Women Canada.