Pembina Institute

Become a Clean Energy Champion!

Every day the people at the Pembina Institute wake up to a big mission: to advance clean energy solutions through research, consulting, education and advocacy. We aim to deliver these solutions into the hands of decision makers, thought leaders, the media and industry. Although we’re a hard-working, strategic and productive bunch, it’s still a tall order for a team of our size. We can’t do this alone! Our success ultimately depends on our ability to enlist people like you.

We invite you to join Pembina's community of clean energy champions. Here’s how you can get involved:  

  • Write letters to the editor, contact government officials, conduct public presentations and mobilize others to take action to support the solutions put forward by the Pembina Institute and others.
  • Encourage your colleagues, friends and family to subscribe to the Pembina Institute’s mailing lists, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  • Contribute some much-needed financial support so we can continue to meet the growing demand for our work.
  • Help us reach new audiences by referencing our research in your own professional and volunteer work.
  • Help expand our network of key decision makers and opinion leaders in government, industry, academia, and within your communities by introducing us, and our work, to people and organizations in your network.
  • Ask us to provide strategic sustainable energy guidance to your organization.
  • Invite us to participate in multi-stakeholder dialogues and initiatives on sustainable energy that you are involved in.
  • And don’t be afraid to share your expert advice on the issues we’re working on — we love to hear from you!

To get involved, contact Ibrahim Inayatali, director of strategic partnerships.

Together we can find sustainable energy solutions for Canada! 


Meet our clean energy champions

Clean Energy Champions: John Ruffolo

Aug. 27, 2013

John Ruffolo, one of Canada's leading venture capitalists, belives that fostering a successful clean energy technology sector in Canada means more than just providing capital to startups — it means creating an ecosystem that supports their success. Read more...

Clean Energy Champions: Mark Rudolph builds bridges between "counterintuitive strange bedfellows”

Mark RudolphMay 10, 2012

For Mark Rudolph, the key to making progress on environmental protection is to open channels of communication between unlikely allies, particularly between corporate Canada and environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs). To this end, he volunteers as a matchmaker. Read more...

Emily Briggs looks to Pembina’s research in sustainability career

Dec. 17, 2012

Passionate about working with organizations that strive to embed sustainability into businessstrategy, operations and culture, Emily Briggs has found her dream job.  As a Project Associate with Toronto-based Loop Initiatives, a consultancy that assists organizations to integrate sustainability into the way they do business, Emily helps clients along the path to triple-bottom line success. Read more...

Joe Gunn collaborates with Pembina Institute to mobilize the faith community on ecological justice issues

Oct. 24, 2012

Joe GunnDedicating long hours to social justice isn’t new to Joe Gun.  He’s worked in Central America as Country Director for Canadian Save the Children, he was the founding vice-chair of KAIROS, he’s been involved in Make Poverty History campaigns, and he has engaged in research, public speaking and advocacy on national and international issues. Today, as Executive Director of Citizens for Public Justice, he looks to Pembina’s “well thought out, non-partisan and credible” analysis in his discussions with Canadian politicians, church leaders, and everyday citizens.  Read more...

Sustainable transportation advoate Michael Warren relies on Pembina Institute expertise

Aug. 24, 2012

Michael WarrenAlthough Michael Warren is best known for his leadership in the revitalization of two of Canada’s largest and most controversial public enterprises — the Toronto Transit Commission and Canada Post Corporation — today he volunteers much of his time to commenting on public policy for The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, and Sun Media newspapers. Writing three or four pieces a month, Michael explores solutions to pressing public concerns related to the environment, urban design, transit, energy, and other social issues. Read more...

Amy Huva uses Pembina research to advocate for climate change solutions

June 27, 2012

Amy HuvaAmy Huva wanted to spend a season on the ski hills of British Columbia, and planned to visit Canada for only a few months. But everything changed when she landed a dream job she couldn’t pass up. The Australian native works as an executive assistant at North Growth Management, a boutique investment firm in Vancouver. Read more...

Editor’s note:

Our new "Clean energy champions" blog series tells the stories of people who support the Pembina Institute and the difference Pembina's work makes from their perspective.

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