Railways is committed to making the United Nations Global Compact and its principles an essential part of its strategy, culture and day-to-day operations
MONTREAL, Nov. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) is pleased to announce that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact Initiative—a volunteer leadership platform for developing, implementing, and disclosing responsible business practices.
Launched in 2000, the United Nations Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, with more than 15,000 corporate and 3,800 non-commercial sites in more than 160 countries, and over 69 local networks.
“We are proud to join companies around the world that are showing leadership by implementing responsible business practices. Sustainability is central to CN’s goal to be the safest, carbon-efficient, operationally efficient and customer-centric railroad in North America.”
- Tracy Robinson, CEO, CN
The United Nations Global Compact calls on businesses everywhere to align their operations and strategies with globally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of the goals of the United Nations and the issues outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals. .
As a participant in the initiative, CN encourages you to visit their profile on the United Nations Global Compact website and learn more about CN’s latest sustainability work at the company’s website https://www.cn.ca/deliving-responsively
About the United Nations Global Compact
As a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, the UN Global Compact is a call to businesses everywhere to align their operations and strategies with the Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption. Our ambition is to accelerate and scale the global collective impact of business by adhering to the Ten Principles and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through responsible businesses and ecosystems that enable change.
CN is a global leader in transportation and trade enablement. Essential to the economy, the customers, and the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America each year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s eastern and western coasts to the southern United States through an 18,600-mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to a thriving community and sustainable commerce since 1919. CN is committed to programs that support social responsibility and environmental stewardship.
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