Veridian makes 'green list' for a fourth consecutive year
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013AJAX, ON, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Veridian Corporation (Veridian) has been named one of Canada's Greenest Employers for a fourth consecutive year. This special designation recognizes Veridian as a workplace that leads the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness, has developed earth-friendly initiatives and is attracting people to the company because of its environmental leadership.
"Being recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for a fourth consecutive year is a remarkable achievement for Veridian and its employees, and a testament to the company's commitment to incorporating environmental values into its corporate culture," said Board Chair Doug Dickerson. "Earth-friendly business practices, sustainable development, smart grid technologies and electric vehicles have long been key priorities for Veridian. We are extremely proud of where we are today and excited for what progress lies ahead."
Each employer nominated for the award is evaluated on the unique environmental initiatives and programs they have developed, the extent to which they have been successful in reducing the organization's own environmental footprint, the degree to which their employee are involved in these programs and whether they contribute any unique skills, and the extent to which these initiatives have become linked to the employer's public identity and whether they attract new people to the organization.
"Veridian is proud of its long track record of caring for the environment, and the awards and recognition received for its ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability," said company President and CEO Michael Angemeer. "It's an honour to be recognized for a fourth consecutive year - an accomplishment that reflects our passion for thinking green on the foundation of responsible business practices. I would like to congratulate all of our employees for this award as they continually demonstrate a commitment to sustainability that is parallel to the company's dedication."