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CP releases Sustainably Driven, its 2018 corporate sustainability report and new framework for long-term, sustainable growth

CALGARY, Dec. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced the release of Sustainably Driven, its 2018 corporate sustainability report and new framework for sustainability reporting, highlighting the company's successes and achievements in the areas of safety, operational excellence and social impact.

Developed based on a comprehensive stakeholder materiality assessment conducted by CP in 2018, Sustainably Driven articulates the company's commitment to aligning business practices with clear sustainability goals and objectives.

"Sustainably Driven further solidifies our commitment to incorporating sustainability in all aspects of our business," said Keith Creel, CP President and Chief Executive Officer. "As part of this transformational journey, we will continue to actively manage the carbon footprint associated with our operations and govern our business in a transparent, ethical and accountable manner, to the benefit of all our stakeholders."

Key sustainability achievements highlighted in the report include:

Safety

  • In 2018, CP continued to lead as North America's safest Class 1 railway with the lowest Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) reportable train accident frequency, for the 13th consecutive year.

  • CP achieved an 11 percent decrease in 2018 FRA-reportable employee personal injuries, compared to 2017.


Operational Excellence