MONTREAL, Dec. 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - TC Transcontinental is pleased to
announce that TC Media and TC Transcontinental Printing were recently
awarded 2012 Ancient Forest Friendly Awards by Canopy, a leading
organization that seeks to protect forests and the environment through
the transformation of business practices.
TC Media won for their continued progress in forest protection and
significant increase in the use of ecopapers between 2011 and 2012
across all their publications. TC Transcontinental Printing won the
Best in Class (Printers over 250,000 tonnes) award.
"TC Transcontinental is proud to see that the efforts of management and
employees are having a tangible impact," said François Olivier,
President and Chief Executive Officer. "By making informed choices, led
by vision and through a concerted effort as a Corporation, we are
leading the way in our industry. We thank Canopy for drawing attention
to our process by naming us for these awards; we share this honour with
our customers and advertisers."
To earn a place among the 2012 winners, TC Media and TC Transcontinental
Printing, like all applicants, had to complete a rigorous survey and go
through a full evaluation by Canopy, formerly known as Markets
Initiative. For details about the Ancient Forest FriendlyTM Awards, visit the Canopy site at http://canopyplanet.org/business/ancient-forest-friendly/aff-awards/.
About TC Transcontinental
Largest printer and leading provider of media and marketing activation
solutions in Canada, TC Transcontinental creates products and services
that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target
customers. The Corporation specializes in print and digital media, the
production of magazines, newspapers, books and custom content, mass and
personalized marketing, interactive and mobile applications, TV
production and door-to-door distribution.
Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B, TCL.PR.D), known by the brands
TC Transcontinental, TC Media and TC Transcontinental Printing, has
approximately 9,500 employees in Canada and the United States, and
reported revenues of C$2.1 billion in 2012. Website www.tc.tc.
SOURCE: TRANSCONTINENTAL INC.
For further information:
Senior Advisor, External Communications
Telephone: 514 954-3581
Jennifer F. McCaughey
Senior Director, Investor Relations and
Telephone: 514 954-2821