Jed Goldberg
President of Earth Day Canada

www.earthday.ca

2006 – Present                            
Founder of OurPower, an organization dedicated to facilitating community-based bulk purchases of Solar PV and Solar Thermal devices and to promote individual community-based renewable energy initiatives.

2006 – Present                            
Founder and Coordinator of the West Toronto Initiative for Solar Energy, an initiative that is facilitating the bulk purchase of Solar PV and Solar Thermal devices by homeowners in the west end of Toronto.

1991 to Present                          
President, Earth Day Canada, a national charity with a suite of programs motivating environmental behavioural change in demographic audiences across the country.

1988 to 1991                              
Principal of Teekah Environmental Products Ltd., an importer, distributor and retailer of natural, plant-based products, recycled paper, biological finishes, energy and water conservation products and solar energy devices.

Partial Client List

Amnesty International

  • The Body Shop
  • Canadian Peace Alliance
  • Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief
  • Citizens for a Safe Environment
  • City of Toronto
  • City of Montreal
  • Conservation Council of Ontario
  • Friends of the Earth
  • Global Development Network
  • Government of Canada
  • Government of Ontario
  • Government of Québec
  • Green Party of Canada
  • Greenpeace
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • OPIRG
  • Pollution Probe
  • Recycling Council of Ontario
  • Toronto Board of Education
  • Toronto Disarmament Network
  • University of Toronto

                                                           
1982 to 1988                               
Principal, Goldberg Weisdorf Limited - Business Consultants                      

Jed Goldberg has been the President of Earth Day Canada since 1991.  Under his direction, Earth Day Canada has grown from a small fledgling organization to one of Canada’s most respected environmental charities.  Earth Day Canada is the recipient of many awards including the top environmental education organization in North America by the Washington based North American Association for Environmental Education the world’s largest association of environmental educators and the Not for Profit Organization of 2008 as presented by the Canadian Association of Environmental Education and Communications.

Mr. Goldberg is frequently interviewed as an expert in the area of environmental protection and renewable energy. Interviews with Mr. Goldberg have been broadcast on CBC National TV News, CBC Radio 1, CTV National News and Canada AM, TVO - Studio 2, The Globe and Mail, National Post and most major Canadian media outlets. A frequent speaker at conferences across Canada, recent presentations include: Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Convention, Recycling Council of Ontario Annual Convention, Canadian Students’ Leadership Conference and Target Zero Canada Launch. Mr. Goldberg currently serves on the board of The Clean Air Partnership and The Community Power Fund. He lives in Toronto with his wife Sheila and their two children.

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