Le Lézard
Classified in: Environment
Subjects: RCY, ENP, ESG

Canada Post and all its bargaining agents launch a joint Environmental Action Plan


OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 14, 2021 /CNW/ - Canada Post and all its bargaining agents are working together to deliver a sustainable future for the country. Today, the five organizations launch their Environmental Action Plan, which outlines ambitious goals for the next decade and beyond.

"Canadians care about the environment, and so do we," says Canada Post President and CEO Doug Ettinger. "With a presence in every community, and an extensive network built to provide a vital service across the country, Canada Post has a duty to make changes that make a difference. We can play an important role in protecting the environment today and preserving it for future generations."

The Environmental Action Plan identifies several key environmental goals and how Canada Post will achieve them. It covers four areas:

  1. Climate Action: Canada Post will be Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050.
  2. Zero Waste: Canada Post will reach Zero Waste in its operations by 2030. By 2022, Canada Post will eliminate all unnecessary single-use plastics in events and meetings. It is also working hard to reduce single-use plastics in its operations.
  3. Sustainable Delivery: Canada Post will partner with suppliers and customers to pilot green delivery and packaging solutions.
  4. Employee Engagement: Canada Post will offer all employees the opportunity and resources to help the company become a greener organization.

"The Environmental Action Plan is a joint call-to-action for Canada Post and its employees," says Claudia Labonté, UPCE National President. "It is when we all work together that we have the best ideas for how to implement and improve sustainable practices. It is exciting to focus on these important goals."

Five organizations initiated and committed to the Canada Post Environmental Action Plan: Canada Post; the Association of Postal Officials of Canada; the Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association; the Canadian Union of Postal Workers; and the Public Service Alliance of Canada ? Union of Postal Communications Employees.

In this video, Doug Ettinger and Claudia Labonté share specifics of the action plan.

To find out more about the Environmental Action Plan and how Canada Post plans to deliver a sustainable future, visit canadapost.ca/environmentalplan.

SOURCE Canada Post


These press releases may also interest you

at 16:40
Ecolab Inc. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Christophe Beck will lead a discussion for investors regarding Ecolab's ESG approach and strategy on Wednesday, June 1. Ecolab will offer a live webcast of the event. Details for the webcast...

at 16:30
Mon Power and Potomac Edison, subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp. , are accepting customer commitments to purchase solar renewable energy credits (SRECs) from five utility-scale solar facilities planned for the companies' West Virginia service...

at 16:20
Viston United Swiss AG ("Viston") and its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary, 2869889 Ontario Inc. (the "Offeror") today announced that the 45-day notice review period has commenced in connection with the notice formally submitted by the Offeror and...

at 16:15
The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) led a two-day event that drew some 150 attendees, including 70 from around the world, to discuss myriad wide-ranging climate issues, including the science of climate change, the regulatory needs of green...

at 16:15
Enviva Inc. ("Enviva") today announced members of its management team will attend the following two investor conferences in person this June: RBC's Global Energy, Power & Infrastructure Conference (EPIC) on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 J.P. Morgan...

at 16:10
PotlatchDeltic Corporation today released its 2021 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report. The Report reflects PotlatchDeltic's commitment to environmental stewardship, the human experience, supporting its communities, and creating...



News published on 14 october 2021 at 09:22 and distributed by: