Kendall AndersonManager, Gender & Equitable Transitions

Kendall is the manager of the gender equity work within the Pembina Institute’s Equitable Transitions program. Her research and stakeholder engagement focuses on ensuring the clean energy sectors of tomorrow are inclusive and equitable. 

After almost a decade working as a book editor with Random House publishers, Kendall moved into the non-profit sector at the Samara Centre for Democracy, a national charity focused on engaging more Canadians in the political system. As managing director and then executive director, she focused on articulating and measure the organization’s impact, building alliances among like-minded NGOs, and forging new partnerships to extend their collective reach and impact.

Kendall holds a Bachelor of Science from Guelph University, as well as a Graduate Certificate in the Science and Policy of Climate Change from Royal Roads University, where her capstone project focused on gender and Canada’s Just Transition process.

Kendall enjoys being outside with her husband, two teenagers and her dog, hiking, camping and cross-country skiing.


Contact Kendall Anderson

cell: 416-220-8804 • email: kendalla@pembina.org

Kendall Anderson's Recent Publications

Electric  buses and solar installation in Montgomery

A plug-and-play option for a county’s transit needs #zev-life: Stories from fleets making the switch

Blog Aug. 29, 2022- By Kendall Anderson
Like many businesses that consume large amounts of liquid fuel, the transit system for Montgomery County in Maryland, just north of Washington, D.C., is looking for ways to reduce its carbon footprint. After researching business models and technological requirements, Montgomery Transit adopted the Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) model working with AlphaStruxure, a joint venture of the Carlyle Group, one of the largest global asset companies, and Schneider Electric, a world leader in energy technology

Flat-packing and ZEVs: IKEA helps consumers make low-GHG choices  #ZEV-life: Stories from fleets making the switch

Blog May 25, 2022- By Kendall Anderson
International furniture giant IKEA wanted to get its products to homes while eliminating greenhouse gas emissions. But they don’t have their own fleet of drivers. Instead, independent transport service providers deliver their goods. How could they reduce emissions without putting undue burden on these drivers?  

Clean garbage trucks? A municipality in Quebec is giving them a try #ZEV-life: Stories from fleets making the switch

Blog April 20, 2022- By Kendall Anderson
Transitioning a fleet of combustion engine vehicles to those powered by electricity presents significant financial and technological challenges. However, public departments and private corporations across Canada and the United States are now on the path to a green energy future with the help of partners. In this new series, the Pembina Institute interviews organizations who have begun the process. This entry describes Joliette, Quebec’s, first electric garbage truck.

Purolator “steps up” to innovate for the climate #ZEV-life: Stories from fleets making the switch

Blog April 19, 2022- By Kendall Anderson
Transitioning a fleet of combustion engine vehicles to those powered by electricity presents significant financial and technological challenges. However, public departments and private corporations are now on the path to a green energy future with the help of partners who have the expertise, the interest, and in some cases the capital, to assist them in making the switch. In this series, the Pembina Institute interviews Purolator about their step-vans.

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