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We're proud of being among the very best at what we do. We're also honored to have been recognized for our many accomplishments, from our ongoing environmental commitment and business performance to our lengthy record of ethical corporate governance and employment practices.

Recent awards

Canada's Clean50 Top Project Award

EPCOR's Storm Integrated Resource Plan has been recognized with a Canada's Clean50 Top Project Award. The Clean50 annually recognize Canada's leaders in sustainability for projects based on innovation, and their ability to inspire and inform.

2019 Year in Infrastructure (YII) Award

EPCOR's work in electricity has been recognized in a global infrastructure competition, winning a 2019 Bentley Year in Infrastructure (YII) Award. The YII Awards program recognizes innovative advancements in design, engineering, construction, operations and project delivery. EPCOR won in the Advancements in Utilities and Industrial Asset Performance category.

Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada 2020

Corporate Knights magazine named EPCOR one of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada for 2020. The ranking recognizes organizations that are leading the charge for sustainability in areas such as environmental protection, diversity and inclusion and responsible business.

Canada's Top Employers for Young People

For the 9th year in a row, Mediacorp, has named EPCOR as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People. Employers are judged for this award based on training, mentorship, advancement opportunities benefits like paid tuition and the overall composition of our employee base with respect to age categories.  

Alberta's Top Employers

For the 15th year in a row, we have been named one of Alberta's Top Employers. We are thrilled to be recognized for our continued efforts and programs we offer employees. We plan to keep it up!

EPCOR USA 'Best Place to Work'

For the 5th year in a row, EPCOR USA was officially selected as one of the "Best Places to Work" by The Phoenix Business Journal. This award is a significant distinction because it's determined by employees who responded to an independent survey.

People's Choice Taste Test Award

In 2019, Edmonton's tap water was named the People's Choice Winner of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Tap Water Taste Test, as voted by thousands of water experts who attended the annual AWWA conference.

Government of Alberta EnviroVista Program

EPCOR's Edmonton waterworks system is the first water utility to achieve the Alberta government's EnviroVista Champion status. Under the program, we commit to environmental initiatives that exceed required operating standards. Read the report.

Public-Private Partnership (P3)

To be acknowledged with two awards in a single year is a testament of our commitment to innovation and excellence in providing high quality drinking water and improved wastewater services. We are proud to have been recognized with an Award of Merit for the Evan Thomas Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant in Kananaskis, AB, and the C. W. Chuck Wills Award for the City of Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant.


More recognition

National Governance Award, Conference Board of Canada

  • Spencer Stuart — overall winner, 2004