CSR leadership recognition
In 2011, TELUS received significant external recognition for our accomplishments and commitment to CSR:
Dow Jones Sustainability Index North American Index Leader
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America is based on a rigorous analysis of corporate, economic, environmental and social performance. The index tracks the performance of the top 20 percent of the 600 biggest North American companies in the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market Index that lead the field in terms of sustainability.
JANTZI Social Index 50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations
Sustainalytics is a leading global provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and analysis, with nearly 20 years of experience in the Responsible Investment (RI) and Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) markets.
FTSE4Good Regional Leader
The FTSE4Good Index Series has been designed to objectively measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards. Transparent management and criteria make FTSE4Good a valuable tool for consultants, asset owners, fund managers, investment banks, stock exchanges and brokers when assessing or creating responsible investment products.
Tree Canada Ultimate Award
TELUS is a recognized sponsor for having contributed more than $1 million over the course of a partnership that was initiated in 1998. Since our partnership with Tree Canada began, TELUS has assisted in the planting of more than 332,633 trees. TELUS became a National Sponsor of Tree Day in 2011 and participated in more than 10 events held across Canada.
Additionally, TELUS reports to the highest level of transparency in our CSR report, meeting the standard set by the Global Reporting Initiative. Our disclosure is best-in-class and verified by external auditors. In our report, we disclose that our Canadian and international operations met the 10 principles of the United Nations Global Compact, in regards to human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
Corporate Knights Top 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada
Corporate Knights Inc. is an independent Canadian-based social enterprise that publishes the global magazine for clean capitalism and awards companies pursuing ecological and social prosperity.