The editors of the Canada Top 100 Employers list have announced their 6th annual top 50 list of the Greenest Employers in Canada. While we won't break down every winner and reason here (you can go to their site and see the reasons for each choice at http://www.canadastop100.com/environmental/ ), there are four main things considered for each winner as listed on their site:
1) The unique environmental initiatives and programs they have developed.
2) The extent to which they have been successful in reducing the organization's own environmental footprint.
3) The degree to which their employees are involved in these programs and whether they contribute any unique skills.
4) The extent to which these initiatives have become linked to the employer's public identity and whether they attract new people to the organization.
We were pleased to see tech companies like SaskTel, Siemens, and Telus make the list.