LEED silver certified headquarters and eco-conscious corporate culture key factors to SAS' recurring green ranking
TORONTO, April, 22, 2016 /CNW/ - SAS Canada, the leader in analytics, today was named one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2016. 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 Canada Inc.
"Our environmentally friendly LEED certified headquarters is only a fraction of what makes SAS green," said Cameron Dow, President SAS Canada. "SAS employee's fuel our eco-conscious corporate culture through various green initiatives and our customers benefit from our software tools that help organizations manage their environmental footprint."
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 2016 SAS Canada SAS celebrated another successful year increasing revenue by 12 per cent over 2014. To support its ongoing growth, SAS Canada will continue hiring for the 27th consecutive year, investing in analytics skills in sales and professional services roles, increasing its workforce by more than 8% per cent across the country.
SAS Canada's 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.
Take a tour of SAS Canada's Green headquarters to learn more about its earth friendly features in this video.
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The Canadian subsidiary of SAS has been in operation since 1988. Headquartered in Toronto, SAS employs more than 300 people across the country at its Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City and Montréal offices. www.sas.com/canada
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