Crown corporation receives high marks for carbon productivity, diversity and clean revenue
OTTAWA, ON, June 30, 2021 /CNW/ - Canada Post is pleased to have been named in Corporate Knights' 2021 list of Best 50 Corporate Citizens, recognizing the Crown corporation's social and sustainability leadership.
Quote from Doug Ettinger, President & CEO, Canada Post
"We appreciate this recognition as it confirms we are making tangible progress on our journey to become an environmental and social leader. While our journey is in the early stages, this award reflects the hard work of everybody across the company on top priorities like safety, environmental responsibility and providing a respectful and inclusive workplace. By ramping up our efforts and responding to the issues that matter to Canadians, we are helping to build a stronger Canada."
Best 50 Corporate Citizens award
The list of Best 50 Corporate Citizens represents the rising standard and ambition for corporate sustainability leadership in Canada. To determine the ranking, Corporate Knights analyzed 271 large Canadian organizations against Canadian and global industry peers, based on 24 key performance indicators. The Best 50 Corporate Citizens ranking is published today in the summer issue of Corporate Knights magazine. The methodology is available here.
Canada Post's performance
Canada Post received top quartile scores in carbon productivity (revenue per tonne of greenhouse-gas [GHG] emissions), diversity at the Board and executive levels, and an above-average score on clean revenue, based on its fleet of vehicles. Canada Post's progress and commitments in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance are detailed in its 2020 Sustainability Report. The following are some highlights:
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