Help us build Canada’s clean growth future

Every $1 million invested in energy efficiency generates $3-4 million in economic growth.


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We know that Canada must take strong action to curb carbon pollution from our homes and buildings to make good on our climate commitments. By contributing to our 2017 Race to the Front $1-million Campaign, you can provide critical funding to ensure the Pembina Institute is best able to effect the policy change we need to see at the federal and provincial levels. 

Homes and buildings are key to our climate targets — and so much more. Canadians spend most of our time indoors in living and work spaces, so everyone benefits from better buildings. Energy-efficient buildings are healthier, safer, and more comfortable. Across Canada, the shift to low-carbon buildings has already created almost 300,000 jobs. Every $1 million invested in energy efficiency generates $3–4 million in economic growth. To top it off, living in an efficient home can lower heating bills by more than 50%.

The Pembina Institute has been at the forefront of recent progress in the building sector across the country. For example, B.C. and Ontario have committed to implementing net-zero energy ready building codes by 2030. A new provincial agency, Energy Efficiency Alberta, launched its first programs to encourage Albertans to save energy earlier this year.

Supporting bold and future-forward climate leadership — in North America and around the world — has never been more critical. While we have accomplished much in the past year, we are even more excited about what we can achieve over the next six months.

Please consider donating toward our 2017 Race to the Front $1-million Campaign today. Your gift will allow the Pembina Institute to continue to be a strong voice in Ottawa and across the country, advocating on your behalf and for all Canadians.

Your gift to the Pembina Institute directly supports innovative research and advocacy that advances understanding and action on critical energy and environmental issues.

The Pembina Institute is a non-profit and is therefore not eligible to provide donors with tax receipts. We prefer this status because it allows us to effectively advocate for policy reform.


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