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SaskTel again named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 6th Year

SaskTel again named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 6th Year

SaskTel today announced they have been named one of  Canada’s Top Greenest Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the 6th  consecutive year.  The Canada’s Top Greenest  Employers competition recognizes 50 employers across Canada who have achieved  excellence through their commitment to environmentally responsible practices and  programs.

“This award is a testament to SaskTel’s leading  environmental policies and evidence of its commitment to the communities where  it operates,” said Don McMorris, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “SaskTel has  developed many unique environmental initiatives and programs and as a result has  been successful at reducing its 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 and work.”

The Top Greenest Employer award recognizes SaskTel’s  leading environmental policies, waste reduction, recycling and fuel efficiency efforts  and their Environmental Management System that is aligned with ISO 14001  standards.

Mediacorp also named  SaskTel one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 14th consecutive year and one  of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for the 8th consecutive year.  In addition, SaskTel has received awards in  the categories of Top Employers for Young People, Top Employers for Workers over  40, and Top Diversity Employers.

For more information about  Canada’s Greenest Employers, including the full list of companies and reasons  for selection, visit www.canadastop100.com/environmental.

 

 

For  media inquiries, please contact:

Tara Tibeau, Manager of External Communications
 Phone:  (306) 777-4548
 Email: tara.tibeau@sasktel.com