Our Culture: Environment

Green. Our brand. Our future.

We have a responsibility to the environment and to future generations. That’s why we strive to reduce the environmental impact of our business operations.

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Recycling

  • We use printing paper stocks which are either Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified or Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) whenever possible. 
  • Through our building recycling program, in 2018, we:
    • recycled 3.88 metric tonnes (MT) in cans/bottles/plastics
    • saved approximately 585 trees
(Source: Wasteco Material Impact Report, December 2018)
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Travel

  • We’ve implemented an employee Telecommuting Program.
  • Our offices are located with easy access to public transportation and commuter rail systems.
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Green buildings

  • Our head office in Toronto, in conjunction with tenant commitment, was awarded LEED Gold status in 2010. The building follows and adheres to strict policies and procedures in its Green program initiative.

Leeds awards

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Consume less. Help more

  • We have sustainability initiatives through our building that in 2018 have resulted in:
    • 42,081 litres of oil saved
    • 790 kilograms pollutants reduced
    • 775,429 litres of water saved
    • 119,981 kilowatt hour (KWh) energy saved
 
(Source: Wasteco Material Impact Report, December 2018)