Our programs strive to promote environmental stewardship, enhance the skill sets of the next generation of industry workers and support the needs of communities where we live and operate.
Encana's approach to community giving is to strategically invest in the following areas:
We support education and the development of a sustainable energy industry workforce through investments in STEM educational programs, trades training and careers in the oil and natural gas industry including:
We work hard to limit our operational impacts and support environmental programs and initiatives that target energy education and the stewardship of air, land and water including:
We are responsive to the needs of the local communities where we operate and invest in projects and programs that enhance community safety and wellbeing such as:
Encana employees invest their time and money to support a wide variety of organizations they care about through Encana Cares, Encana Matches and Encana Volunteers. In 2014, the Encana Cares campaign supported 1,169 charities on a local, national and international level, raising more than $2.9 million. With Encana Matches, Encana supports employees donations by matching cash contributions and payroll deductions dollar for dollar up to $25,000 per employee per year. Under Encana Volunteers, employees can apply for an annual grant of up to $1,000 for 60 hours of volunteer service to their favorite charity.