The David Suzuki Foundation

Since 1990, the David Suzuki Foundation has worked to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. It works with government, business and individuals to conserve our environment by providing science-based education, advocacy and policy work, and acting as a catalyst for social change.


To protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for future generations.


Within a generation, Canadians act on the understanding that we are all interconnected and interdependent with nature.

Areas of focus

Protecting our climate

The David Suzuki Foundation ensures that Canada is doing its fair share to avoid dangerous climate change and is on track to achieve a safe level of greenhouse gas emissions.

Transforming the economy

It works to ensure that Canadians can maintain a high quality of life within the finite limits of nature through efficient resource use.

Protecting nature

It works to protect the diversity and health of Canada's marine, freshwater and terrestrial creatures and ecosystems.

Reconnecting with nature

Through outdoor education, the Foundation ensures that Canadians, especially youth, learn about their dependence on a healthy environment.

Building sustainable communities

The Foundation engages Canadians to live healthier, more fulfilled and just lives with tips on building Earth-friendly infrastructure, making smart energy choices, using efficient transportation and being mindful of the products, foods and water we use.

Be part of the David Suzuki Foundation's various communities

David Suzuki's Nature Challenge

David Suzuki's Nature Challenge will keep you entertained and informed about the latest environmental news and help you simplify your life with practical tips.

Take David Suzuki's Nature Challenge


Protecting nature and our quality of life is a big job, and we rely on volunteers like you to help make it happen. Volunteers enhance the Foundation's ability to accomplish its goals by expanding its workforce, diversifying its knowledge base and areas of expertise, and raising its profile in communities across the country. If you are ready to contribute, create change in your community or help the David Suzuki Foundation, take an active part and become a volunteer.


Making a donation

The Foundation's work towards a healthier environment would not be possible without the help of dedicated donors. Your gift greatly helps protect the diversity of nature and our quality of life, now and for future generations.


Source: David Suzuki Foundation