We’re thrilled to welcome RBC as a sponsor of GLOBE. Recently named to the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index, RBC takes its responsibilities to the planet seriously and as an investment in the future of the planet. Its three priority areas are climate change, sustainable communities, and fresh water. The company aims to reduce its environmental footprint, provide green products and services, and promote environmentally responsible business activities. It is actively striving to reduce its energy use, GHG emissions, paper consumption, and water use. RBC is also committed to reducing the negative environmental impacts associated with its procurement activities and waste generation.
In 2012 alone, RBC:
- Powered its entire Canadian ATM and retail branch digital display networks with 100 per cent clean, renewable energy.
- Reduced its need for copy paper by 180 tonnes with its e-Courier program.
- Donated $7.4 million to environmental charities.