VANCOUVER AND OTTAWA, April 20, 2012 /CNW/ - For the third consecutive year, the Certified General Accountants
Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) has been named one of Canada's Greenest Employers.
"Being a green company requires commitment and dedication to sustainable
initiatives," says Anthony Ariganello, President and CEO of CGA-Canada.
"We are proud that our employees participate in our green program and
continue to offer creative solutions to keep our business place
CGA-Canada is dedicated to operating as a sustainable association and
regards environmental responsibility as being a fundamental part of its
business practices. The association finds meaningful ways to
incorporate environmental considerations into its day-to-day business
with such initiatives as:
Recyclable furniture and flooring, with work surfaces made from 100 per
cent pre-consumer recycled wood fiber
Lighting system with 44 per cent fewer lamps than traditional systems
Coffee-grounds and filters composting program
Electronic device recycling program
Organized car-pool system
Employer Pass Program (public transit)
Employer-sponsored communal bikes
Reduced paper product usage by providing ceramic kitchenware
Now in its sixth year, Canada's Greenest Employers recognizes companies that lead the nation in creating a culture of
environmental awareness in their organizations. The reasons for
selection are published at www.canadastop100.com/environmental.
CGA-Canada is also one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and B.C.'s Top 55 Employers.
Founded in 1908, the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada
serves 75,000 Certified General Accountants and students in Canada and
more than 90 countries. Respected accounting and financial management
professionals, CGAs work in industry, finance, government and public
practice. CGA-Canada establishes the designation's certification
requirements and professional standards, offers professional
development, conducts research and advocacy, and represents CGAs
nationally and internationally.
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