Recognized for its Commitment to Environmental Sustainability Through
its LEED Headquarters and Earth-Friendly Initiatives
TORONTO, April 20, 2012 /CNW/ - SAS Canada, the leader in business analytics, today was named one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2012. SAS Canada was recognized for its commitment to environmental
sustainability, its LEED Silver certified headquarters, and its
earth-friendly employee initiatives. The list is published by Mediacorp
"We have an eco-conscious corporate culture," said Stuart Bowden, Sr
Vice President Finance and Operations SAS Canada. "Aside from our
environmentally friendly LEED Silver Certified Toronto Headquarters
what really keeps us "green" is our employee culture which regularly
tells us that green initiatives and practices are important to them."
Launched in 2007, the Canada's Greenest Employers competition is organized by the editors of the Canada's Top 100 Employers project.
This special designation recognizes the employers that lead the nation
in creating a culture of environmental awareness in their
organizations. These employers have developed exceptional
earth-friendly initiatives -- and are attracting people to their
organizations because of their environmental leadership.
Earlier in 2012 SAS Canada celebrated another successful year,
announcing an eight per cent increase in total revenue over the
previous year. In response to ongoing growth and demand, SAS Canada
announced that it will continue hiring for the third year in a row,
adding over 40 new positions; this move will increase its current
employee base by 15 per cent, acquiring further domain expertise in
areas like Fraud detection and prevention, Customer Intelligence and Information Management, to support and respond to customer demand for its business analytic
solutions in these areas.
In addition, SAS Canada has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for ten consecutive years. Most recently SAS Canada was ranked No. 2 on the 2010 Best Workplaces in Canada list. Its environmentally friendly Toronto headquarters was LEED Silver certified in 2008 and the company continues to generate public
recognition for its leadership in corporate sustainability practices.
SAS Canada was honoured with the Award of Excellence - energy
conservation - at the 2009 Green Toronto Awards. The headquarters was also the winner of the Real Estate Excellence
Award (REX) for Office Development of the Year in 2005.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the
business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered
within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers at more than 55,000
sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions
faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE
POWER TO KNOW®.
The Canadian subsidiary of SAS has been in operation for 25 years.
Headquartered in Toronto, SAS employs 281 people across the country at
its Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City and
Montréal and offices. www.sas.com
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