Smart Drive Challenge is a program of:

Scout Environmental is a not-for-profit organization that specializes in the development, delivery and management of creative programs that engage people on issues related to the environment and health. For over fifteen years, we have been pioneers in applying creative approaches to public engagement on issues such as sustainable transportation, air quality, climate, chemicals and environmental health.

Scout Environmental is the project lead and managing partner for Smart Drive Challenge.

Smart Drive Challenge is brought to you by:

The Canadian Fuels Association represents the industry that supplies 95 percent of Canada’s transportation fuels. We are uniquely positioned as experts on the many complex issues surrounding Canada’s transportation energy future. For years, our members have been active in a number of environmental policy areas and public outreach activities, providing expertise, information and analysis, and practical insight that supports informed public policy decisions.

Transportation is a significant component of GHG emissions globally and in Canada. Transportation is also vital to a strong economy and a progressive quality of life for Canadian families. More efficient use of transportation fuels is a key emissions reduction opportunity. The Smart Drive Challenge is an exciting initiative to engage Canadian drivers and help them reduce their fuel consumption and Climate Change impact. Canadian Fuels is delighted to be a presenting sponsor of the Smart Drive Challenge.

Natural Resources Canada works to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by informing Canadians, businesses and governments about alternative fuel choices, fuel-efficient vehicles and driving behaviours.

British Columbia’s Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund is a Special Account, funded through a levy on certain energy sales, designed to support the Province's energy, economic, environmental and greenhouse gas reduction priorities, and to advance British Columbia’s clean energy sector.

Connect2 is Nova Scotia’s sustainable transportation grant program. The program is based on a vision that all trips under two kilometres to key community hubs in rural and urban areas of Nova Scotia could be made using sustainable modes of transportation, like walking or cycling.

Smart Drive Challenge is delivered in collaboration with:

The Alberta Motor Association (AMA) is among the largest membership organizations in Alberta, representing more than 975,000 members. As a leading advocate for traffic safety, travel, consumer protection, crime prevention, and the environment as it relates to motoring, AMA represents the interests of its members to industry and all levels of government and helps protect the things they care about most. to learn more about AMA’s products, services and member advocacy efforts.

Clean Air Hamilton is a multi-stakeholder group dedicated to improving air quality and citizen’s quality of life in Hamilton through communication, promotion of realistic, science-based decision-making and sustainable practices.

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is the regional government for 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the nearby Gulf Islands, serving more than 383,000 citizens.

As an organization, the CRD has a leadership role to play when it comes to climate action. The CRD signed the BC Climate Action Charter in 2008, committing to reduce operational GHG emissions by 33% by 2020, compared to 2007 levels and has been carbon neutral since 2012. Since 2009, the CRD’s Climate Action Program has been serving local governments and acting as a resource, hub and facilitator on climate change issues in the region.The CRD’s recently approved Corporate Climate Action Strategy (2016) provides a policy framework to guide the operational approach, decision-making and activities for the organization itself. The Regional Climate Action Strategy (2017) guides ways CRD services will support community-focused climate mitigation and adaptation.

Edmonton is committed to being an environmentally sustainable and resilient city. Edmonton's environmental strategic plan, The Way We Green, articulates a commitment to energy-efficient mobility and Edmonton's Community Energy Transition Strategy policy identifies the reduction of gasoline and diesel use in vehicles as an important area of focus to achieve energy transition goals. The City of Edmonton is pleased to support initiatives that better inform Edmontonians about energy-efficient mobility choices and driving behaviour.

Smart Commute is a program of Metrolinx and the municipalities in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. We help anyone who is going from A to B explore and try out smart travel options such as walking, cycling, transit and carpooling. Our goal is to ease gridlock while helping you save time and money.

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is comprised of nine electoral areas and four municipalities in the southern part of Vancouver Island. With a population of over 80,000 residents it covers a land area of 3,473.12 km². The CVRD provides services to both electoral areas and municipalities in the region. Regional services include solid waste management, emergency planning, economic development and regional parks. Services provided at an electoral level include land use planning, bylaw enforcement, fire protection as well as water and waste water systems.

The CVRD is signatory to the climate action charter and has been committed to carbon neutral operations since 2012. The CVRD continues to develop policies and actions to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions at the corporate level. The organization is currently exploring opportunities to enhance community resiliency in the face of a changing climate.