Canon Canada Named One of Canada’s Greenest Employers


BRAMPTON, ON., April 15, 2019 – Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is honoured to have been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2019. The award recognizes employers leading the way in creating a culture of environmental awareness.


“We are proud to be recognized for our continuing commitment to the environment and sustainability,” says Nobuhiko Kitajima, president and CEO of Canon Canada. “This honour is a testament to the efforts and values of our more than 1,000 employees across the country.


“We are guided by our corporate philosophy, Kyosei—all people, regardless of race, religion or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future—and this recognition reflects our commitment to helping shape a more sustainable world for not only our local communities but also the global community at large.”


Now in its 12th year, Canada’s Greenest Employers is an editorial competition organized by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project in partnership with the Globe and Mail. Recipients are evaluated and selected based on four sets of criteria:


“Responsible corporate citizenship is part of Canon Canada’s identity,” says Nick Tomotsugu, vice-president, Corporate Logistics, Operations and General & Environmental Affairs. “We pride ourselves on being proactive with our sustainability efforts, and we are committed to continuously improving. We are honoured to know that what we have been doing has made a difference.”


Canon Canada’s environmental initiatives and endeavors include the following:


The Greenest Employer honour adds to the list of environmental awards the company has recently received, including Most Environmentally Progressive Technology Company (Gold Award, Canadian Printing Awards, 2017) and Friends of the Credit Award of Merit (Credit Valley Conservation, 2017).


About Canon Canada Inc.

Headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA, is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business and medical digital imaging solutions. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential ingredients in Canon's success. Canon Canada Inc. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 per cent Canadian-based service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon Canada Inc. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility.

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