Awards & Recognition

We're steady and solid performers with nearly 20 years of success built on clear strategy and strong leadership. We're a determined group. Our peers and customers know what we're about and recent awards and recognition honour the leadership position we've earned in our industry.


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Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada
(2015, 2014)

Newalta was ranked one of Canada's Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders by Corporate Knights magazine, the world's largest-circulating publication on sustainable business. The publication considered 187 firms based on key sustainability performance indicators, including energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, water use, health & safety, and leadership diversity.

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Alberta's Top Employers
(2015, 2014, 2012)

Newalta was named one of Alberta's Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada, the organization that runs the Top 100 Employers competition. Employers on the list have scored high ratings on criteria that include health & financial benefits, training & skills development, company performance and community involvement.

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Best Diversity Employers
(2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011)

A diverse workforce strengthens our organization by attracting and retaining talented people. Newalta has been named one of Canada's "Best Diversity Employers" as part of the Top 100 Employers competition sponsored by MediaCorp Canada. Judges recognized us for our diversity plan, diversity-related communications and Women's Leadership Network.

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Corporate Reporting Excellence
(2014, 2012, 2011)

Newalta received an Award of Excellence for corporate reporting at the Chartered Accountants of Canada's annual awards. Members of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants led the judging for the awards. We ranked highest in our sector for Life Sciences and Technology.

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Clean Tech Award

Newalta received a "Best Recycling & Waste Management Solutions" award by The New Economy, a London, England based magazine that annually reviews various global industries including the clean technology sector. We were selected for our approach to minimizing industrial waste and maximizing the recovery of valuable products, using leading-edge technology and innovative processes.

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Oilsands Review's Supplier of the Year

Recognizing the excellent and critical service we provide to oil sands companies, Oilsands Review magazine named Newalta Supplier of the Year. The magazine nominates suppliers and then industry votes on the winner.

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Oilweek's Supplier of the Year

We are committed to developing solutions for customers. Our emphasis on operating safely and helping customers achieve their sustainability objectives has been recognized as Newalta was voted Oilweek's "Supplier of the Year." We won the vote by a "landslide", reinforcing the tremendous value customers place on the services we provide.

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Sustainability Leadership Award

Newalta received a Communitas Award for excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility for our sustainability program. The Communitas Awards recognize organizations that are changing how they do business to benefit their communities. The awards are administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals.


Hazmat Leadership Award

Every year, HazMat Management magazine recognizes industry leaders. Newalta was chosen amongst a very competitive and outstanding group of companies as the winner of this year's Leadership Award for exceptional contribution to a sustainable economy and success in growing our business.


Global Cleantech Cluster Award

Newalta was named a Top 10 global company and "Best of Waste" category winner by the Global Cleantech association. We were selected for our use of technology to minimize industrial waste and maximize product recovery. A pool of 4,000 firms from around the world competed and cleantech investors chose the winners.