CICE is honored to have been chosen as the Ecosystem Supporter of the Year at Foresight Canada’s 2023 BC Cleantech Awards.
The Ecosystem Supporter Award recognizes an organization championing the growth and development of cleantech in BC through programs, ecosystem development, thought leadership, and community building, and support to cleantech entrepreneurs.
A special mention to fellow finalists in the category BC Pulp and Paper BioAlliance, Genome BC, Invest Vancouver, and Vancouver Economic Commission.
We would also like to congratulate other 2023 BC Cleantech Awards Winners:
Startup of the Year: Moment Energy
An emerging cleantech venture actively growing and already creating impact in their field
Scaling Venture of the Year: Svante
A cleantech venture positioned to take a leadership role on the global innovation stage
Community Advocate of the Year: Shannon Bard, entrepreneurship@UBC
A mentor offering invaluable guidance, advice, or support to cleantech entrepreneurs
Corporate Pioneer of the Year: Paper Excellence
A large organization or company adopting, championing, or leading sustainable practices in their industry
Investor of the Year: Yuan Shi, The51 Food and Agtech Fund
An angel investor or VC championing a net zero economy by investing in cleantech ventures
Funder of the Year: TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good
An organization or individual offering capital support or funding to support cleantech ventures as they grow and scale
Training Institution of the Year: Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions
An educational institution leading or championing research, programming, and upskilling that will enable a net zero future
Educator of the Year: Basma Majerbi, University of Victoria
A professor, academic leader, or post-secondary instructor taking an innovative approach to education for the net zero economy
Government Champion of the Year: Nancy Norris, Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, Government of British Columbia
A local or provincial government official using policy, advocacy, or funding to move the province towards net zero
Also a big shout out to the Sustainability Hero award winner, Kwatuuma Cole Sayers, for his outstanding work and wealth of experience as an advisor and advocate on clean energy development, particularly to First Nations interested in advancing opportunities in clean energy and technology.
A big thank-you to Foresight Canada for seeing these awards into their forth year. The 2023 BC Cleantech Awards are presented by Foresight and KPMG, with support from MLT Aikins, Osler and TransLink. Media sponsor: Vancouver Tech Journal