ECO Canada has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with EnviroCompétences

December 19, 2018

CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2018--ECO Canada and EnviroCompétences have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop resources for environmental professionals within French-speaking demographic groups, located principally in Québec. This mutually beneficial memorandum will make it possible to increase the number of highly qualified environmental specialists in Québec. The awareness campaign linked to this partnership aims to rally and better equip both employees and Canadian companies to face the strategic challenges of the environmental sector in Canada.

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This partnership offers learners the option to adapt professional development to their busy schedule. The online courses and webinars available allow participants to improve their non-technical skills, and to work at their own pace.

“The proposal for a partnership with ECO Canada has been warmly welcomed by EnviroCompétences’ Board of Directors. I am delighted with the conclusion of our strategic partnership with ECO Canada and I believe in the success of this project”. Dominique Dodier, Managing Director of EnviroCompétences

Kevin Nilsen, President & CEO of ECO Canada, has stated that the establishment of this partnership with EnviroCompétences offers the opportunity to strengthen the collaboration between ECO Canada and the influential stakeholders of the environmental sector. This also promotes dialogue and the exchange of information with business leaders seeking to improve and expand their companies’ training and development programs.

“The environmental sector is seeking to meet the demand for qualified staff, particularly during an era when project management, professional communication within a team and management of environmental law are essential,” explains Kevin Nilsen. “This is an opportunity for ECO Canada to present and demonstrate our ability to respond to the needs of the environmental sector and to create the possibility for our members to acquire the essential skills required to succeed in the sector.”

ECO Canada is able to respond to the needs of the sector, thanks to its online training offering in the following disciplines: project management, professional communication, environmental law, technical writing, basics of consultation.

ECO Canada also offers live, on-demand webinars to keep professionals up-to-date with the innovations and challenges of the sector.

Visit eco.ca for more information about training and webinars.

All of EnviroCompétences’ programs are available at envirocompetences.org

About ECO Canada – Since 1992, ECO Canada has worked to support the environmental sector in Canada, through in-depth research into the employment market, professional certification, career development resources and training. With almost 3000 certified environmental professionals (EP), we aim to be the leading body in environmental certification in Canada, by establishing professional standards and the code of ethics for environmental professionals. We are committed to excellence through the establishment of a community of experienced environmental professionals. Visit eco.ca to learn more.

About EnviroCompétences, located in Montréal, EnviroCompétences is the industry committee for environmental professionals and is one of 29 industry committees in Québec. Its mission is to develop and train professionals at the service of the environment and sustainable development.

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