About CEP Calgary
Connecting Environmental Professionals Calgary is a non-profit, volunteer-led organization dedicated to creating opportunities for emerging and established environmental and sustainability professionals. Originally launched in October 2001, CEP Calgary has become a thriving association with an active membership base of sustainability practitioners, students and engaged citizens, and a broader reach to a network of over 700 sustainability professionals.
CEP Calgary Board members and Management Team volunteers organize speaker series events, networking opportunities, and career workshops. We also provide email updates to members with details about events around Calgary, career and volunteer postings, conferences, workshops, and more.
Our mission is to facilitate constructive dialogue and inspire action on key environmental and sustainability issues.
To create a cohesive, vibrant and diverse community of empowered environmental and sustainability champions to affect change.
Education - CEP contributes to the education and increased capacity of its members by providing learning and development opportunities such as networking with other environmental professionals, monthly meetings, speaker sessions, workshops and discussion forums.
Engagement - CEP facilitates engagement by establishing a forum for young and emerging environmental professionals to build relationships and find opportunities for leadership in their communities.
Employment - CEP supports employment by connecting members with employers, circulating job opportunities, matching members with mentors, providing career toolkits and hosting workshops.
CEP Calgary is a chapter of Connecting Environmental Professionals Canada. CEP Canada is a national organization initially founded as Young Environmental Professionals in 1997 in Toronto. Today CEP Canada has four local chapters: Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Calgary. Each chapter is a not-for-profit, independent, volunteer organization with diverse membership. CEP provides a positive forum for emerging and established professionals to meet like-minded people who also have a commitment to the environment, their careers, and their communities. Learn more about CEP Canada.