Canada’s Clean50 for 2022 Honoured in Globe & Mail

By: Gavin Pitchford

Our latest collection of sustainability, climate policy, clean tech and climate activist leaders are celebrated in the Globe and Mail each Earth Week, and today, April 20, 2022 that is again the case. Here’s the complete list for 2022, conveniently displayed on two pages here: If you want the print version, pages 4 and 5 of the Report on Business for April 20th.

Our Thanks to the Globe and Mail for their sponsorship of the Clean50 Awards for the last 9 years!

There’s also a collection of stories in the Globe featuring Clean50 honourees throughout the rest of the week. You can see them too! Click the date to see the pages from that day

Wednesday April 20, 2022: Features Clean50 award Winners Sarah Goodman, Mollie Johnson, Dana Tizya-Tramm, Montana Burgess, Eric St-Pierre, and Solene Brouard Gaillot with short profiles of their respective companies and their accomplishments. Additional articles include an Interview with Clean50 founder Gavin Pitchford on the transition to Canada’s clean economy, a piece on the Trottier Foundation a philanthropic organization who creates meaningful impact by promoting science, education and health of the environment – led by Clean50 member Eric St-Pierre, and Tree Canada who have planet over a million trees across the country since 2019.

Thursday, April 21, 2022: features short profiles of 2022 Clean50 honourees Doug Webber, Sabina Russell, Bruce Taylor, Saber Miresmailli, Tori Waugh and Teresa Schoonings. For deeper insights, articles discussing reorienting education around sustainable development from expert Chuck Hopkins, the opportunities to be found within power purchase agreements, in particular a recent one pulled together by Clean50 Top Project winners Bullfrog Power and RBC, another describing some of Bimbo Canada‘s actions to become more sustainable, featuring the work of the aforementioned Bruce and Teresa, and profiling the renewable energy developments built by the Six Nations of Grand River Development Corporation, led by Clean50 alum Matt Jamieson.

Friday April 22, 2022: The Earth Day edition of the Globe features 9 more honourees and offers four more stories and a Q+A with Clean50 founder, Gavin Pitchford who talks on the largest challenges Clean50 members face, the Canadian carbon free energy transition, and the increasing concern of country-wide food insecurity. Reads can also take a deep dive into Suncor Energy’s efforts in decarbonizing their energy production through advancements in more efficient operations, and investment into direct carbon capture technologies. Another article discusses GreenPower Motors, wo offers the most diverse suite of medium to heavy duty offering in the North American EV market, led by 2022 Clean50 award winner Fraser Atkinson, has seen unpresented growth as they’ve just signed their largest ever original equipment manufacturer (OEM) deal in their history. Lastly, learn about Clean50 member Vancity Community Investment Bank who provides financing to a wide range of large sustainability projects from geothermal energy, to EV infrastructure, to building retrofits.