OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Tim Hortons announced today that for
the second consecutive year it has been included in the Canadian Carbon
Disclosure Project's (CDP) Canada 200 Climate Disclosure Leadership
Index (CDLI). The achievement was announced in the CDP Canada 200 Climate Change Report 2013, which tracks how Canada's largest listed companies are acting in
response to a changing climate and recognizes various organizations for
their approach to environmental information disclosure.
According to CDP, Tim Hortons high score and inclusion in the CDLI
report indicate the provision of robust climate data and a good
understanding of climate change-related issues affecting the company.
"We are constantly striving to reduce our environmental footprint and
manage emissions as part of our commitment to environmental
responsibility," said Scott Bonikowsky, vice president, Corporate,
Public & Government Affairs, Tim Hortons. "We believe that our focus on
sustainability benefits the communities in which we operate and we are
honored to once again be included in CDP's Climate Disclosure
The CDLI comprises the organizations that achieved a score within the
top 10 per cent of the sample assessed. In 2013, the Canada 200 CDLI
comprises 21 companies. The Index is also an essential database for
investors to assess a company's environmental practices. The CDP
represents 722 institutional investors with $82 trillion in assets.
About Tim Hortons Inc.
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in
North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in
Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant
industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with
a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based hot and cold
specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots),
specialty teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods including our
trademark donuts, grilled Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups,
prepared foods and other food products. As of June 30th, 2013, Tim
Hortons had 4,304 system-wide restaurants, including 3,468 in Canada,
807 in the United States and 29 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More
information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com. Follow Tim Hortons on Twitter: www.twitter.com/timhortons.
SOURCE: Tim Hortons
For further information:
Alexandra Cygal, Tim Hortons