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TELUS is leading globally in sustainability and social capitalism

Nov 26, 2020

TELUS’ global leadership in social capitalism and sustainability has been recognized, yet again, with rankings on two renowned global indices: the Wall Street Journal’s Top 100 Sustainably Managed Companies as 29th in the world overall and 15th in Social Capital and, once again, on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the fifth consecutive year and on the North American Index for the 20th year in a row. TELUS is the only North American telecommunications company and one of only five Canadian companies recognized on this World Index. These accolades recognize TELUS’ global leadership in corporate citizenship and philanthropy, innovation management, and environmental and social reporting.

Proving our standing reputation

The global rankings reaffirm TELUS’ ongoing commitment to driving sustainable business practices and making meaningful societal impacts:

  • Committing to reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions to operational carbon neutrality by 2030

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 31 per cent and energy consumption by more than 15 percent since 2010.

  • Entering into Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) that will provide 100 percent of TELUS’ electricity needs in Alberta from renewable sources such as wind and solar.

  • Saving more than 20,000 tonnes of carbon emissions by enabling employees to work from home.

  • Contributing $1.3 billion in value, time, and financial support to Canadian charities and grassroots organizations since 2000.

  • Contributing $76 million to 7,000 grassroots programs since 2005 through our 18 TELUS Community Boards.

  • Launching the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation to help give vulnerable youth a friendlier future in our challenging world.

Learn more about TELUS’ commitment to social capitalism and sustainability. Read our 2019 Sustainability Report.

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