April 20, 2012
For the fourth consecutive year SaskTel has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. The Canada’s Greenest Employers competition recognizes 50 employers who lead Canada in building a corporate culture that values environmental responsibility.
“This title is a testament to SaskTel’s leading environmental policies and evidence of its commitment to the communities where it operates,” said Bill Boyd, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “SaskTel has developed many unique environmental initiatives and programs and has been successful at reducing its own environmental footprint.”
“SaskTel factors environmental considerations into every decision we make as we believe our long-term sustainability is directly dependent on it,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “Our employees should be proud of their commitment to our environment initiatives, both at work and in the communities where they live.”
The MediaCorp Canada Inc. titles recognizes SaskTel’s leading environmental policies, including waste reduction, recycling, increased fuel efficiency and an Environmental Management System that aligns with ISO 14001 standards. More information about SaskTel’s environmental initiatives is available at www.sasktel.com/about-us/community-involvement/sasktel-environment.
Mediacorp also named SaskTel one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 12th consecutive year in November 2011 and one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers in February 2011.
For more information about Canada’s Greenest Employers, including the full list of companies and reasons for selection, visit www.canadastop100.com/environmental.
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corporation (SaskTel) is the leading full service communications provider in Saskatchewan, with $1.1 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 568,000 wireless accesses, 528,000 wireline network accesses, 230,000 internet accesses and 85,000 Max™ (TV) subscribers. SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services including competitive voice, data, internet, entertainment, national security, messaging, cellular, wireless data and directory services. In addition, SaskTel International offers software solutions and project consulting in countries around the world. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,100 employees.
For more information, please contact:
Michelle Englot, Director of External Communications
Phone: (306) 777-4476