CALGARY, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Nutrien Ltd. (Nutrien) is pleased to announce that the company will participate in the Gender Equality Leadership in the Private Sector Project, in partnership with Status of Women Canada, Global Compact Network Canada and other leading companies from across Canada.
The aim of the 36-month project is to identify the existing barriers companies face in relation to gender equality, and create and refine strategies to overcome them. The expected outcome is a Gender Equality Blueprint – a common framework that will lead Canadian business on the path to gender equality in the workplace and beyond.
"Nutrien is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion – in our own workforce, across our value chain and in our communities – so we're proud to partner with Global Compact Network Canada and Status of Women Canada and the other participating companies on this project," commented Chuck Magro, Nutrien's President and CEO. "This blueprint has the potential to help employers across this country to make meaningful strides toward true gender equality, and we look forward to contributing to its development."
Nutrien is the world's largest provider of crop inputs and services, playing a critical role in helping growers increase food production in a sustainable manner. We produce and distribute over 25 million tonnes of potash, nitrogen and phosphate products world-wide. With this capability and our leading agriculture retail network, we are well positioned to supply the needs of our customers. We operate with a long-term view and are committed to working with our stakeholders as we address our economic, environmental and social priorities. The scale and diversity of our integrated portfolio provides a stable earnings base, multiple avenues for growth and the opportunity to return capital to shareholders. For further information visit us at www.nutrien.com.
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