Apr 23, 2012

Enbridge, Ikea, BC Hydro among 55 firms recognized for environmental initiatives

Canada’s Greenest Employers list commends reduced footprint, employee involvement

Fifty-five employers across the country were recognized for their green initiatives as part of Canada’s Greenest Employers list by Mediacorp Canada.

Each employer is evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers in terms of:

•the unique environmental initiatives and programs they have developed
•the extent to which they have been successful in reducing the organization's own environmental footprint
•the degree to which their employees are involved in these programs and whether they contribute any unique skills
•the extent to which these initiatives have become linked to the employer's public identity and whether they attract new people to the organization.

The 2012 winners (in alphabetical order):

•BC Hydro
•BC Public Service
•Calgary Laboratory Services
•CGA Association of Canada
•Compass Group Canada
•Corus Entertainment
•Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
•Fraser Milner Casgrain
•Georgian College
•Hewlett-Packard Canada
•Home Depot Canada
•Hydro Ottawa
•Ikea Canada
•Information Services Corporation
•Ladysmith, Town of
•Loblaw Companies
•Manitoba Hydro
•McGill Univeristy Health Centre
•Mountain Equipment Co-op
•National Capital Commission
•Nature’s Path Foods
•Ontario Public Service
•Ottawa, City of
•Perkins+Will Canada
•Provincial Health Services Authority
•Red River College
•Rescan Environmental Services
•Royal Bank of Canada
•SAS Institute
•Siemens Canada
•Sodexo Canada
•Stantec Consulting
•Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
•TD Bank Group
•Toronto Hydro
•Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada
•Union Gas
•University of Alberta
•University of British Columbia
•University of Northern British Columbia
•University of Toronto
•Vancouver City Savings Credit Union
•Vancouver, City of
•Whistler Blackcomb
•YMCA of Greater Toronto

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