ECO Canada acts as the steward for the Canadian environmental workforce across all industries. From job creation and wage funding to training and labour market research, they champion the end-to-end career of all environmental professionals. We aim to promote and drive responsible, sustainable economic growth while ensuring that environmental best practices remain a priority.
ECO Canada has been working towards advancing the careers of environmental professionals for over 30 years. In today’s competitive job market, having a recognized designation can set candidates apart from other candidates.
“Being an EPt has been wonderful for my career. I work with many people who have other designations (P.Bio, APEGA), and it’s very common to be designated where I live. There’s no reason someone shouldn’t be designated,” says Stephanie B., an EPt since 2020.
Being an EPt has been wonderful for my career. I work with many people who have other designations (P.Bio, APEGA), and it’s very common to be designated where I live. There’s no reason someone shouldn’t be designated.Stephanie B., an EPt since 2020
About 3,000 environment professionals (EP®) are recognized across Canada and internationally as a mark of excellence in the environmental sector thanks to ECO Canada’s EP® designation. These individuals have demonstrated their commitment to continuous learning and professional development, as well as possessing specialized skills and a constant work ethic in their respective fields.
Designations that follow your career path
From young professionals to experienced environmental auditors to committed organizations, ECO Canada’s designations provide an end-to-end career validation of skills and commitment to best practices.
My EPt designation, followed by the EP® designation, allowed me to join the environmental professional’s family in Canada for the last 10 years. My network was expanded by attending events, webinars, and the mentorship program.Zhongzhi C., an EP since 2016
“My EPt designation, followed by the EP® designation, allowed me to join the environmental professional’s family in Canada for the last 10 years. My network was expanded by attending events, webinars, and the mentorship program,” says Zhongzhi C., an EP® since 2016.
Designations that carry multiple benefits.
- Validation of Skills and Knowledge: a valuable tool when job searching or looking for career advancement opportunities.
- Professional Development: the commitment to ongoing learning.
- Access to a Professional Network: As an EP®, access to a network of environmental professionals across Canada, including mentorship, networking, and career advancement.
- Exclusive Events and Resources: privileged access to exclusive events and resources such as webinars, job postings, and career development tools.
A designation that shows an organization’s commitment.
Enjoy instant authority and recognition as a Canadian environmental leader with our EP® Employer designation, which helps companies recruit and retain environmental professionals, access industry-leading training programs and elevate their presence in the environmental sector.
Join ECO Canada’s community today and start your journey as an EP®: eco.ca/ep