Avatar Innovations recognizes the importance of pursuing Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and believes that reconciliation plays an important role in creating energy transformation that responds to the environmental, social and economic needs of all Canadians and Indigenous communities.
We commit to
"Indigenous inclusion is becoming increasingly important across the energy landscape, and the Avatar's plan is to empower young energy professionals to consider the impact their work may have on Indigenous peoples and communities. Most importantly the program will champion Indigenous procurement, employment and partnerships in energy business moving forward”
— Aroland Anishinaabek (Kaella-Marie Earle), Vice-Chair, Canadian Energy Regulator, Indigenous Advisory Council
"The future of energy will require the creation of equitable spaces where all Canadians belong, are included and supported. Central to Avatar Innovations mandate is the creation of these spaces and Indigenous Reconciliation is a foundational principle of which we will use in creating them."
— Kevin Krausert, CEO & Co-Founder of Avatar Innovations.