About CEP Vancouver

Connecting Environmental Professionals Vancouver is a non-profit, volunteer-led organization dedicated to creating opportunities for young and emerging environmental and sustainability professionals.​

CEP Vancouver was originally launched in 2002, and now runs on an annual membership basis with currently around 60 annual members and a broader reach to a network of over 500 sustainability professionals from across British Columbia. CEP Vancouver board members and volunteers organize speaker and networking events, tours, professional-development workshops, and a one-on-one mentoring program.



To accelerate and inspire Vancouver’s environmental and sustainability professional’s ability to impact change.


CEP Vancouver provides forums which empower and enrich environmental and sustainability professionals.



  • 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.