Toyota Canada Recognized As One Of Canada’s Greenest Employers


Date Posted: May 6, 2015

 

Innovative product offerings, a focus on environment, and a strong commitement of employees demonstrate Toyota's commitement to sustainable future

(TORONTO, ON - April 22, 2015) Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) has been recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2015.
TCI was awarded the distinction based on an array of commitments that demonstrate positive environmental impact, including:

  • A broad portfolio of products demonstrating environmental powertrain innovation, including a Canadian lineup of 12 Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicles. Toyota has sold more than 100,000 hybrids in Canada, saving Canadians almost 260 million litres of fuel and avoiding over 600,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions;
  • TCI facilities (including head office, zone offices, parts distribution and vehicle processing centres) that operate under an ISO 14001 compliant management system - the International Organization for Standardization's core set of standards for designing and implementing an effective environmental management system;
  •  Employees who volunteer to make their community greener by cleaning up litter; and,
  •  Sponsorship and participation of environment-focused events across the country.
"We are driven by a vision to create a future where mobility can meet the needs of society without impacting the environment," said Stephen Beatty, Chief Environmental Officer, Toyota Canada Inc. "Being named one of Canada's Greenest Employers rewards us for realizing that vision, and inspiring others to embrace environmental sustainability."

The Canada's Greenest Employers designation recognizes employers that led the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness in their organizations. These employers have developed earth-friendly initiatives - and are attracting people to their organizations because of their environmental leadership.


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