Sustainability Changemakers 2023
For the second year, Enerkem emerges as one of Canada's top ten Sustainability Changemakers, named by SDTC (Sustainable Development Technology Canada). This achievement underscores Enerkem's triumph in remarkable growth and unwavering commitment to delivering substantial environmental and economic benefits for Canada.
50 Hottest Companies in Bioeconomy
Enerkem secures a spot among the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioeconomy released by The Digest at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference (ABLC) 2023 in Washington. This recognition is a testament to Enerkem's consistent dedication to pioneering sustainable solutions in the bioenergy sector and our innovative approach, which has solidified our position as an industry leader in environmental stewardship.
Sky’s the Limit Challenge Winner
Enerkem captures a remarkable victory as the project leader alongside CRB Innovations, emerging as the standout choice among four finalists in "The Sky's the Limit Challenge," hosted by Natural Resources Canada and assessed by an independent panel of international aviation experts. This award underscores our groundbreaking achievement in producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from forest biomass carbon. The resulting biogenic fuel will contribute to a 93% reduction in GHGs from air transport per unit of fossil fuel replaced by SAF.
Sustainability Changemakers 2022
Enerkem claims its spot among Canada's Sustainability Changemakers, earning a recognition from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). This nomination acknowledges outstanding growth and a sustained commitment to advancing sustainability and economic benefits within Canada.
50 Hottest Projects in the Advanced Bioeconomy
Enerkem Alberta Biofuels earns a spot among the Top 50 Hottest Projects in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2022, an achievement unveiled at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference (ABLC) in Washington, DC. This list spotlights promising ventures in advanced bioeconomy manufacturing, encompassing diverse development stages for intermediates or finished products. Enerkem's ranking at number 34 symbolizes its substantial impact on the bioeconomy landscape.
Enerkem is acknowledged as a Champion vert (Green Champion) from Investissement Québec through the Compétivert initiative, highlighting our significant contribution to promoting Québec's clean technology expertise.
50 fastest-growing green companies in Canada
Enerkem ranks 14th among Canada's “50 fastest-growing green companies” through its groundbreaking approach. Enerkem's pioneering work in redefining renewable methanol and ethanol production from non-recyclable waste has earned the company this recognition. With over $850 million in investments and critical roles in major projects, Enerkem stands prominently among the nation's leaders in sustainable growth.
50 Hottest Companies in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Biomaterials
Enerkem attains a spot on the "2021 50 Hottest Companies in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Biomaterials" list by The Digest, a recognition that highlights significant achievements in the advanced bioeconomy. This accolade underscores Enerkem’s successful deployment at commercial scale, reflecting our commitment to innovation and sustainability.
50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy
Enerkem secures its place among the "50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2020" list by The Digest, reaffirming our unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence within the dynamic bioeconomy landscape. This recognition highlights our significant contributions in fields such as fuel, chemicals, materials, and biorefinery development.
Sky’s the Limit Challenge Finalist
Enerkem stands among the top four finalists in The Sky's the Limit Challenge - the Green Aviation Fuels Innovation Competition, receiving $2 million in support of its forthcoming venture.
The Circulars 2019
Enerkem stands as a top-four finalist for global recognition in its circular economy efforts. In The Circulars 2019, organized by the World Economic Forum, Enerkem contends for the Tech Disruptor Award, celebrating its clean technology in advancing the circular economy.
Vincent Chornet: 2018 EY Quebec Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Cleantech Category
Vincent Chornet, Enerkem's Cofounder, President, and CEO, earns the title of 2018 EY Quebec Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Cleantech category. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards program recognizes Québec’s most creative and high-achieving entrepreneurs. A panel of independent judges selected the Quebec 36 finalists and 10 winners highlighting individuals that are forging new paths to business success through vision, leadership and enduring entrepreneurial spirit.
IChemE Awards 2018 in the Biotechnology category
Enerkem triumphs at the 2018 IChemE Awards in the Biotechnology category, a prestigious recognition by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). This award celebrates our achievements in the fields of biochemical, bioprocessing, bioengineering, bioenergy, biocatalysis, bioreactor, and nanotechnology. Chosen from a pool of 100 finalists, including industry leaders, Enerkem continues to demonstrate excellence.
2018 Bio-Based World News Awards
Enerkem wins the Bio-Based World News Award for “Best use of alternative feedstocks” at the World Bio Markets 2018 event in Amsterdam. This award highlights our commitment to addressing global waste challenges and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy
Enerkem reaches the top 3 among the “50 hottest companies in the advanced bioeconomy,” as determined by international selectors and subscribers of The Digest.
Enerkem wins the Outreach outside Quebec category award at the Envirolys Gala. This event is organized by the Conseil des entreprises en technologies environnementales du Québec (CETEQ), uniting companies from Quebec's green economy.
ICIS Innovation Awards
In the 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards, Enerkem secures the top spot in the Innovation with Best Benefit for Environment and Sustainability category, acknowledging our dedication to environmentally sustainable practices in product and process innovation. This achievement follows Enerkem's earlier recognition in 2015 for Best Business Innovation.
Vincent Chornet receives the Clean16 Sustainability Award
Vincent Chornet, Enerkem's CEO, is named a 2017 Clean16 Honouree, receiving the Clean16 Sustainability Award from Delta Management Group and the Clean50 organization. This recognition celebrates individuals who have made outstanding contributions to advancing sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada over the past two years. Enerkem is also part of the 2017 Clean50 cohort.
Awards from Biofuels Digest magazine
Enerkem receives two awards from Biofuels Digest magazine in 2017. Enerkem secures its place on the "50 Hottest Companies in Biofuels" list. Vincent Chornet, Enerkem's CEO, is featured in the "Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy" list for the sixth year, securing the 23rd position. These recognitions highlight Enerkem's commitment to excellence in the biofuels sector.
ICIS Innovation Awards
Enerkem wins the ICIS Innovation Awards 2015 in the Best Business Innovation category, showcasing our innovative approach beyond traditional product and process development. The ICIS Innovation Awards recognise companies that show high levels of innovation in products, processes and ways of doing business, as well as providing benefits to the environment and sustainability. Winners have made significant steps forward in technological and business innovation, with tangible results during 2014 and 2015.
Top 125 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy
Vincent Chornet, Cofounder, President, and CEO at Enerkem, and Tim Cesarek, Senior Vice President Business Development at Enerkem, rank 22nd on the Biofuels Digest's Top 125 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2015 list. This marks the 5th consecutive year Vincent Chornet has been featured on this list, and this year, he and Tim have moved up 15 places from last year's ranking.