Dofasco, HOPA honoured for sustainability initiatives by CN


Published November 20, 2023 at 2:58 pm


ArcelorMittal Dofasco and Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) were among 68 customers, suppliers and supply chain partners honoured by CN this week for their enhanced and continued commitment to sustainability.

“CN is proud to celebrate the increased actions of our customers and supply chain partners who strive to operate more sustainably. Our aim is for CN’s EcoConnexions Partnership Program to be a vehicle of collaboration as we deepen relationships across our supply chain,” said CN Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer Doug MacDonald.

In addition to steel maker Dofasco and HOPA, McAsphalt, which is headquartered in Toronto and has operations in eight Ontario centres, including Hamilton and Brampton, was also recognized by CN.

“Engaging with our suppliers is critical to achieving CN’s sustainability goals,” said JJ Dratva, CN’s Assistant Vice-President. “Procurement and supply management sustainable procurement is an important part of how we are delivering responsibly and championing sustainability across our value chain.”

CN’s EcoConnexions Partnership Program celebrates companies that are dedicated to building a more sustainable future by supporting climate action, reducing their environmental impact, promoting biodiversity and more sustainable and ethical business practices.

The program engages employees, communities, customers, suppliers and supply chain partners to help achieve CN’s goals of reducing emissions, conserving resources, and protecting biodiversity. Through the EcoConnexions Partnership Program and From the Ground Up, the company’s community tree planting program, CN has planted more than 2.3 million trees since 2012.

To recognize the achievements and commitment to sustainable business practices by its partners, CN is planting 100,000 trees in Canada and the United States, in partnership with Tree Canada.

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