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SaskTel again named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 7th Year

SaskTel again named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 7th Year

SaskTel today announced they have been named one of Canada’s Top Greenest Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the 7th 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.

“SaskTel is very proud to receive this recognition,” said Kevin Doherty, Minister Responsible for SaskTel. “This award demonstrates that SaskTel has leading environmental policies and a strong commitment to the sustainability of the communities where it operates.”

“Ensuring we are operating responsibly and doing everything we can to reduce, reuse, and recycle is important to SaskTel,” said Doug Burnett, SaskTel VP of Human Resources and Corporate Services. “Our employees should be commended for their commitment to environmental initiatives, both on the job 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, as well as their Environmental Management System aligned with ISO 14001 standards.

Mediacorp also recently named SaskTel one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 15th consecutive year and one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers for the 9th 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.

About SaskTel

SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 618,000 wireless accesses, 437,000 wireline network accesses, 258,000 Internet accesses and over 103,000 maxTV™ subscribers. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services, maxTV services, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.

For media inquiries, please contact:

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