Rogers Communications celebrates Earth Day as one of Canada's Greenest
Employers in 2013
TORONTO, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications, Canada's leading
diversified communications and media company, has been named one of Canada's
Greenest Employers for 2013 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. The award recognizes
Rogers environmental leadership in the workplace and commitment to motivating
employees to participate in meaningful environmental change.
"We are honoured to be recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers," said
Nadir Mohamed, president and chief executive officer, Rogers Communications.
"We take pride in actively engaging Rogers employees in environmentally
responsible programs aimed at reducing our environmental footprint."
Rogers Voluntary Environmental Steering Committee, as well as individual
employee efforts, led a number of initiatives to drive environmental
leadership in the workplace. This past year, the organization took action to
reduce energy and its associated greenhouse gas emissions, and increase
recycling. The highlights include:
-- A reduction in paper consumption thanks to less printing
internally and more customers registering for online billing;
-- The diversion of electronic and IT waste from landfills through
programs such as our Phones for Food program;
-- The continued use of trucks with GPS technology to monitor
engine idle times to improve fuel-efficiency;
-- The implementation of energy efficiency programs across our
-- Programs across our one million square foot Brampton office
which subsequently won the Civic Action Alliance's Race to
Reduce Award for Action and Innovation.
In 2013, Rogers has plans to pilot a waste management program at select sites
that will further reduce office waste through increasing its employees'
For more information about Canada's Greenest Employer Awards, visit MediaCorp.
To learn more about Rogers corporate culture, check out the most recent
Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
About Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media
company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data
communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable
television, high speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media
we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping,
magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We
are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and
on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the
Rogers group of companies, please visit rogers.com.
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