We empower local communities in the Lower Mainland to build a greener future through our interactive programs and activities. The Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) is a non-profit, charitable and volunteer-driven organization, founded in 1969. We are the oldest environmental non-profit in Canada.
Mission: To provide our community with practical solutions for urban sustainability.
Vision: A healthy, just and vibrant urban life that enhances local and global eco-systems.
Rooted in Community: We are local, grassroots and volunteer-driven. We collaborate with other community members and organizations as a way to strengthen community and increase our impact.
Respectful: We work with integrity and an open mindset. We listen to others and work to include other perspectives.
Empowering: Through a positive and fun environment, we strive to support, nurture, enable and educate community members for action.
Purposeful: We value clarity, focus and a resilient structure that can make our work more effective and productive.