Creating a more sustainable future

As the largest agricultural technology company in the world, we’re revolutionizing the farm-to-fork food supply to improve food safety, quality and sustainability. Through investments in both innovative technologies and sustainable business practices, we're working to build a better future for future generations.

Investing in sustainable futures

To drive social innovation, we are funding and ultimately empowering businesses globally to help solve some of the biggest challenges our planet faces, today and tomorrow.

Seeding innovation

As one of the world’s largest corporate impact funds,  the TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good is helping tackle social challenges in health, agriculture, the environment and enabling inclusive communities.

Creating a sustainable food future

In 2020, we launched TELUS Agriculture to help feed the world, while improving the quality and safety of our food by leveraging our technology for good.

Powering smarter cities

Through our Smart Cities solutions we’re leveraging emerging technologies like 5G to transform urban areas into safer, greener cities.


Caring for our planet

We’re helping make the world a better place, environmentally and socially.

Awards & recognition

TELUS continues to rank among the world’s leaders in sustainability and social capitalism.

Ranked 29th overall globally and 15th in Social Capital on the Wall Street Journal’s list of Top 100 Sustainably Managed Companies.

20th consecutive year among global telecommunications providers in the Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index.

Named one of the best 50 Corporate Citizens Canada, as well as among the Top100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the world.

Named for the 5th consecutive year and the only North American telecommunications company to achieve the DJSI World Index.

54th in 2020, ranking first among North American telcos and second globally.

Winner of the 2020 Canadian SDG Accelerators Award in the Public Choice – Large Company category.

Embracing sustainability

Sustainability is embedded into our core business strategy. The results speak for themselves:

Champions for change

Discover how local heroes are using our innovations to drive progress.



 

Achieving sustainability

Learn how our efforts are making a real impact.

Paper and Packaging

We’re working to ensure the sustainability of natural resources we use and reducing our environmental footprint.

Recycling smartphones

Our Bring-It-Back™ program refurbishes and resells old customer smartphones, giving them a new home rather than adding to electronic waste.

Environmental policy

Our Environmental Policy and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System underpins all of our environmental sustainability initiatives.

Giving pre-loved phones a second life 

Drop off your pre-loved phones and tablets at a TELUS store and we’ll either upcycle them and give to Canadians in need or responsibly recycle them and keep them out of landfills. 


Sustainability report archives

Learn about our performance on important issues in a way that highlights the relationship between business success and sustainability.

Contact the TELUS Sustainability Team

We welcome your inquiries about our commitment to sustainability and ongoing efforts to make a difference.