Company's 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
and Environmental Sustainability Report also now available
TORONTO, May 2 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE: CLS) (TSX: CLS), a global
leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today
announced it has been named to Canada's Green 30, an annual list of top
companies based on Aon Hewitt's Employee Green Index.
Celestica has aligned its sustainability goals around the areas in which
the company can drive the most significant improvements to its
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Reducing and recycling waste
Responsibly managing end-of-life materials
Minimizing and controlling the use of hazardous materials
Complying with product-level environmental legislation, such as the
elimination of lead in electronics
"At Celestica, we are committed to environmental sustainability and
proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 30 Green Employers," said
Elizabeth DelBianco, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer, Celestica.
"Whether we are ensuring our day-to-day operations are safe, efficient
and environmentally conscious or demonstrating our leadership in the
area of environmental legislation, our dedication to being a solid
corporate citizen is evident in all that we do."
Today, Celestica is also introducing its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report and Environmental Sustainability Report. The reports outline the policies and Values Celestica upholds, as well
as details of its various environmental initiatives around the world.
To review these documents, please visit www.celestica.com.
To determine Canada's Green 30, Aon Hewitt, a leader in human capital
consulting and outsourcing solutions, surveyed over 130,000 employees
at 250 organizations with regard to their employers' commitment to
environmental stewardship. The final list is compiled from employee
feedback and categorized according to Aon Hewitt's Employee Green
Index, which focuses on employers' environmental strategies and
activities, and their efforts to consider long-term social,
environmental and economic impacts when making decisions.
The complete list of Canada's Green 30 list appears in the May 9 issue
of Maclean's magazine.
Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle
solutions to drive our customers' success. Through our simplified
global operations network and information technology platform, we are
solid partners who deliver informed, flexible solutions that enable our
customers to succeed in the markets they serve. Committed to providing
a truly differentiated customer experience, our agile and adaptive
employees share a proud history of demonstrated expertise and
creativity that provides our customers with the ability to overcome any
For further information on Celestica, visit www.celestica.com.
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