CN maintains leadership role in 2010 Carbon Disclosure Project corporate surveys in Canada and around the world
CN was named to the CDP’s 2010
In 2010, the CDP – a not-for-profit organization backed by 534 institutional investors representing more than
“CN intends to continue to extend sustainable operating practices to all aspects of its business, and will continue to work closely with its customers to help them reduce their own carbon footprint. We believe that innovative supply chain solutions will help drive this lower carbon agenda and expand recognition among customers and policymakers to the strong environmental benefits of rail technology.”
In addition to running fuel-efficient operations, CN has pioneered modal shift protocols with the provinces of
CN has participated in the CDP for the past five years. The CDP holds the largest database of corporate climate change information in the world, making it available to institutional investors, corporations, policymakers and their advisors, public sector organizations, government bodies, academics and the public.
For more information on CN’s response to the CDP questionnaire, please visit http://www.cn.ca/en/investors.shtml.
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