CN issues Delivering Responsibly sustainability report

MONTREAL, April 25 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today it has issued its third sustainability report, Delivering Responsibly. This report highlights CN's strategy, programs and achievements in the areas of governance practices, safety initiatives, human resources management, community involvement and environmental sustainability.

Environmental sustainability is a strategic priority for CN, which is focused on lowering emissions, increasing energy efficiency, reducing, reusing and recycling waste and encouraging environmental stewardship.

CN's efforts are driven by the following key initiatives:

    - Increased locomotive fuel efficiency through fleet renewal and
      technological applications that reduce fuel consumption.
    - Extending fuel efficiency programs to all our fleets, including
      equipment such as intermodal cranes and yard tractors, through the
      adoption of new and more fuel-efficient equipment and new technologies.
    - A clean right-of-way policy across CN's North American network
    - Operating organized and neat facilities that improve safety and reduce
    - Reducing energy consumption at CN facilities and exploring alternative
      energy sources.
    - Extending modal shift protocols to new jurisdictions -- protocols
      adopted by the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta allow
      customers to get credit for switching shipments to more environmentally
      friendly modes of transportation such as rail.
    - An engagement program to encourage environmental values and initiatives
      among CN employees across North America.

To view CN's sustainability report, Delivering Responsibly, please visit the Company's website at

CN - Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries - spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the key metropolitan areas of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, St. Louis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information on CN, visit the company's website at


For further information: Media: Mark Hallman, Director, Communications & Public Affairs, (905) 669-3384; Investment Community: Robert Noorigian, Vice-President, Investor Relations, (514) 399-0052

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