(TORONTO, ONApril 22, 2015) Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) has been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2015.

 

TCI was awarded the distinction based on an array of commitments that demonstrate positive environmental impact, including:

 

  • A broad portfolio of products demonstrating environmental powertrain innovation, including a Canadian lineup of 12 Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicles. Toyota has sold more than 100,000 hybrids in Canada, saving Canadians almost 260 million litres of fuel and avoiding over 600,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions;

 

  • TCI facilities (including head office, zone offices, parts distribution and vehicle processing centres) that operate under an ISO 14001 compliant management system – the International Organization for Standardization’s core set of standards for designing and implementing an effective environmental management system;

 

  • Employees who volunteer to make their community greener by cleaning up litter; and,

 

  • Sponsorship and participation of environment-focused events across the country.

 

“We are driven by a vision to create a future where mobility can meet the needs of society without impacting the environment,” said Stephen Beatty, Chief Environmental Officer, Toyota Canada Inc. “Being named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers rewards us for realizing that vision, and inspiring others to embrace environmental sustainability.”

 

The Canada's Greenest Employers designation recognizes employers that led the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness in their organizations. These employers have developed earth-friendly initiatives – and are attracting people to their organizations because of their environmental leadership.

 

For a comprehensive review of the many different ways Toyota is making a difference for the environment, please visit http://www.toyota.com/about/environmentreport2014 to read the company’s 2014 North American Environmental Report.  

 

 

About Toyota Canada Inc.
 

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles.  Celebrating its 50th anniversary in Canada, Toyota has sold over 4.6 million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 285 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and reliability in the vehicles Canadians drive and the service they receive.  TCI’s head office is located in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver.  Toyota operates two manufacturing facilities in Canada which build popular Canadian vehicles: Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid and celebrated production of its 6 millionth vehicle.

 

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