Who we are

Green Jobs BC is an alliance of labour and environmental groups with a shared vision of an inclusive, sustainable economy that provides good jobs, is socially just, protects the environment and reduces carbon emissions. We advance policy initiatives that result in greater investment in and public support for green and community sustaining jobs.

Our steering committee consists of:

  • Brenda Brown, Executive Vice President, BC Government and Service Employees’ Union
  • Charley Beresford, Columbia Institute
  • Lynn Bueckert, BC Federation of Labour
  • Vanessa Geary, Vancity
  • Josha McNab, Pembina Institute
  • Irene Lanzinger, President, BC Federation of Labour
  • Lee Loftus, International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Union - Local 118
  • Lisa Matthaus, Organizing for Change 
  • Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor
  • Tim Pearson, Sierra Club BC
  • Iain Reeve, MoveUP
  • Darryl Walker, President Emeritus, BC Government and Service Employees’ Union
  • Bill Wareham, David Suzuki Foundation

Green Jobs BC would like to thank the following organizations for their support:

  • BC Federation of Labour
  • BC Government and Service Employees’ Union
  • BC Teachers’ Federation
  • BC and Yukon Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE 378)
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees - British Columbia
  • The Columbia Institute
  • David Suzuki Foundation
  • Heat and Frost Insulators Local 118
  • Hospital Employees’ Union
  • Unifor
  • United Steelworkers District 3
  • Vancity