Toronto, June 21, 2011 - For the third consecutive year, RBC has been named one of Canada's Greenest Employers, according to a competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. Now in its fifth year, this special designation recognizes employers that lead the nation in making environmental values part of their organizational culture. Winners have developed exceptional earth-friendly initiatives and are attracting employees and clients because of their environmental leadership.
"We are honoured to be recognized again this year as one of Canada's Greenest Employers," said Sandra Odendahl, RBC's Director of Corporate Environmental Affairs. "Our employees are instrumental in helping RBC meet our commitments to reducing our environmental footprint, lending money responsibly, providing our clients with environmental products and services, and promoting environmental sustainability in our communities."
RBC is proud of the awards and recognitions received for our commitment to environmental sustainability, RBC is listed on the 2010-2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index, recognizing the world's financial, social and environmental corporate leaders, as well as the Jantzi Social Index, the FTSE4Good Index and the Canadian Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index 2010. The company was also recently named to the "Global 100: Most Sustainable Corporations in the World" 2011 list.
For more information, please visit www.rbc.com/environment