Brad Clute is Mountain Equipment Co-op’s Regional Community Investment and Sustainability Coordinator for Western Canada. Under Brad’s leadership MEC sustainability programs have won numerous awards including a provincial Emerald Award and a Calgary Award both for corporate environmental achievement, as well as a Better Business Bureau Ethics Award. Their sustainability and community investment programs are an example of how businesses can both prosper and have a positive impact on the community and the planet.

Along with regularly serving on advisory committees for both government and the non-profit sector, Brad is currently board chair of the Alberta Council for Environmental Education, past president of the Calgary Area Outdoor Council and a founding member of the Outdoor Recreation Coalition of Alberta.

Brad believes that business, when done ethically, can be a powerful tool for positive change in the community, and he’s dedicated to proving it.