To develop the next generation of environmental ambassadors among students and teachers in our communities, as well as among Alcoa employees, Alcoa Foundation has teamed up with three global organizations. In 2014, four Québec teachers and two students of Alcoa employees participated in these programs, which bring together people from the four corners of the world.
Earthwatch Institute: Alcoa employees discover the world of research
A one-week expedition to a foreign country for 25 Alcoa employees to take part in field research with scientists, learn more about sustainability, mingle with colleagues from around the world, and return with a community project.
Keystone Institute: Teachers train in Colorado
One-week training in environmental education in Colorado enables some 30 teaches to return to their classrooms with educational tools. Interested in going? Application form available in February and March.
NatureBridge: Youth explore US national parks
A two-week adventure in a US national park allowing for some 50 students aged 16-18 to discover environmental science. Interested in going? Application form available in February and March.