The Nature Trust has been able to accomplish significant land conservation and habitat restoration with the assistance of a wide variety of partners, including corporate ones. For a complete list of our Corporate Donors, please see our annual report. Below are some key supporters:
|Endeavour Silver Corp. finds, builds, and operates quality silver mines in a sustainable way to create real value for stakeholders. Their aim is to become the next senior producer in the silver mining sector, and make a positive difference in people’s lives.
“Endeavour Silver Corp. is pleased to continue our support of The Nature Trust of BC with a new three-year pledge. This non-profit organization has established a track record of success in conserving diverse lands and ecosystems throughout BC. We value their work in protecting our natural surroundings for future generations.”
— Bradford Cooke, CEO and Director
|Fasken Martineau is a proud sponsor of The Nature Trust and supports its mission to conserve British Columbia’s biological diversity. With over 700 lawyers across Canada and in the UK, France and South Africa, Fasken Martineau is the largest law firm in BC and has roots in the province dating back over 100 years.
“Fasken Martineau is committed to supporting BC’s community, its invaluable natural resources and initiatives that improve the well-being of the province.”
— William Westeringh, Managing Partner, Vancouver
|Goldcorp became a valued partner with a $500,000 gift over 4 years. This company is a world leader in gold mining headquartered in Vancouver.
“We are committed to being responsible stewards of the environment and to complying with the highest applicable health and safety standards.”
— 2012 Sustainability Report
|Great-West Life is a leading Canadian insurer that offers a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, business owners and organizations.
“Great-West Life values the important role The Nature Trust of BC plays in encouraging commitment, integrity and social responsibility in future leaders, a goal we’re pleased to support through our corporate citizenship program. In educating and training youth in conservation activities across the province, The Nature Trust is not only inspiring young Canadians to better care for and understand the world around them, it’s creating valuable skills and mindfulness that serve strong careers.”
— Garrett Thiessen, Associate Regional Director, Gold Key Practices, Great-West Life
|HSBC Bank Canada has been the title sponsor of the province-wide Conservation Youth Crew program since 2006. HSBC Bank Canada, a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, has more than 260 offices and is the leading international bank in Canada.
“At HSBC, we believe that supporting educational and environmental projects will lead to a better future and benefit the entire community.”
— Lindsay Gordon, President and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Bank Canada
|TimberWest is a partner with The Nature Trust in conserving the Englishman River on Vancouver Island. Since 1982, TimberWest and its predecessor companies have been pioneers in second-growth harvesting on the BC coast. in 2013, TimberWest and The Nature Trust of BC signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at conserving biodiversity on Vancouver Island.
“TimberWest is very pleased to be able to further our partnership with The Nature Trust in our 20th anniversary year.”
— Brian Frank, President and CEO of TimberWest
Tree Island Industries provides in-kind support for land management carried out by the Conservation Youth Crews. Tree Island has one of the most extensive selections of wire products you’ll find anywhere.