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Nutrien Aims to Transform Agriculture

Nutrien is the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services and their purpose starts with the global challenge of feeding nearly 10 billion people by the year 2050. In their recent announcement, Nutrien aims to make key transformations through ambitious commitments that will drive systemic change and will help lead the next wave of […]

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Nutrien Aims to Transform Agriculture

Nutrien is the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services and their purpose starts with the global challenge of feeding nearly 10 billion people by the year 2050. In their recent announcement, Nutrien aims to make key transformations through ambitious commitments that will drive systemic change and will help lead the next wave of […]

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Grazing Forward Launched by Cargill, A&W and New Acre Project

Feeding the world while addressing climate change and biodiversity loss is the defining challenge of our time; and success will require the participation of farmers and ranchers everywhere with the support of forward-looking companies that are committed to climate action. Seizing this challenge, ALUS is pleased that A&W Canada and Cargill are demonstrating bold leadership […]

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Residential Schools, Truth and Reconciliation, and an Important Role for CBSR

I want to open this month’s CBSR newsletter with an acknowledgement about the devastating discovery of unmarked burial ground for children at the Kamloops former residential school. This has been a very difficult time which adds weight to the known lasting impact for those directly affected by residential schools in Canada. This reality is being […]

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Announcing a Call for Expressions of Interest in the Low Carbon Business Action Initiative

The race to net zero is on! Are you looking for out-of-the-box low-carbon and circular-economy solutions to support your emission reduction targets? If the answer is yes, we’d like to invite you to take part in a custom challenge-pitch process hosted by the Low Carbon Business Action (LCBA) initiative,  funded by the European Union. Why […]

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Leading Sustainability Association Launches Canada’s First-ever Net-zero Leaderboard

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release   OTTAWA, June 18, 2021 – Today, CBSR launched Canada’s Net-zero Leaderboard, which provides information on climate change commitments made by Canadian companies. Business leadership is essential if Canada is going to meet its legislated net-zero goals by 2050. By providing a one-stop-shop for information on climate targets, the leaderboard will […]

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Annie Korver, Principal with Rise Consulting Elected to CBSR Board

Indigenous Inclusion Practitioner Elected to CBSR Board of Directors   Annie Korver, Principal with Rise Consulting Ltd. was elected to the Board of Directors during the recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) of 50 company members of Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR). “I am excited to be joining the Board and am grateful for the […]

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Rise Consulting joins CBSR to Deepen ESG Expertise

CBSR is pleased to welcome Rise as a new CBSR SME Cohort member. Rise is committed to support the rising presence of Indigenous Peoples through the creation of shared value between Indigenous and corporate communities. Rise supports the advancement of reconciliation and Indigenous inclusion in Canada with a focus on leadership, community relations, economic development; diversity, equity […]

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New SME Member Equifruit Secures Longo’s as First Retailer in North America to Offer Exclusively Fairtrade Bananas

                            May is Fairtrade month in Canada so it is fitting that we announce not only that Equifruit has become a CBSR but also that their new partner – Longo’s has become the first grocery retailer in North America to commit to offering only […]

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Member Spotlights

Long-time CBSR member Maple Leaf Foods has fully embraced the sustainable transition through its vision of becoming the most sustainable protein company on earth.

Maple Leaf has gone beyond its peers by integrating sustainability into every aspect of its operations, from waste and water management systems, to packaging and product offering. Maple Leaf has even elevated its entire supply chain by ensuring that its suppliers and partners operate in a way that aligns with the company’s ambitious sustainability standard. […]

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Three CBSR Members Recognized for Leadership in Gender Diversity

The Globe and Mail released their annual survey on gender diversity in corporate Canada and we are proud to announce that three CBSR members, Capital Power, The Co-Operators and TransAlta have earned a spot on the Women Lead Here 2021 list for their significant number of female executives and gender diversity. As Canadian firms continue to strive for more gender […]

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New CBSR member Unimaize Technologies launches Barkode

CBSR is proud to partner with Indigenous and LGBTQ2+ company Unimaize Technologies as they launch BarKode to revolutionize the hospitality sector Have you ever wondered how technology can play an active role in economic Reconciliation for Indigenous people and the societal recovery from COVID-19 in Canada? Introducing new CBSR member Unimaize Technologies Inc. Unimaize is […]

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RBC’s ESG Report Shows Progress Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Future

CBSR member RBC has announced the release of their 2020 ESG Performance, Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and Green Bond Reports. See the link below to read more about the positive progress RBC is making towards a sustainable and socially inclusive future. Read full report: https://www.rbc.com/community-social-impact/reporting-performance/index.html

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