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WSP is named on Best Corporate Citizens in Canada list

WSP is named on Best Corporate Citizens in Canada list

 June 30, 2022

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WSP is included in the Corporate Knights 2022 list of Best Corporate Citizens in Canada and is reocognized for its social and environmental leadership for the second consecutive year. 

"WSP is proud to be named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knight for the second consecutive year. This recognition affirms our significant progress towards a more equitable, inclusive and low-carbon world," said WSP. 

Progress towards a brighter future 

Highlights of WSP's performance include above-average clean revenues, earned from its environmental and other consulting capabilities; top-quartile environmental performance; as well as gender diversity on its Board of Directors and executive team.

“It is an honour to stand among Corporate Knight’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. This affirms our significant progress towards a brighter future in a more equitable, inclusive and low-carbon world,” said Alexandre L’Heureux, President and CEO of WSP.

“As an industry leader, we are constantly searching for innovative ways to make our business more sustainable, to protect our planet, as well as to create an environment where our people can achieve their full potential.”

Tackling climate and societal challenges 

The Corporate Knights ranking is primarily based on 2020 data. In 2021, WSP continued to make significant progress towards achieving its goal of reaching net-zero emissions, as well as tackling climate and societal challenges that plague the world over. A snapshot of the company's achievements include: 

  • Clean Revenues
    WSP 2021 clean revenues (revenues that have a clear environmental benefit and support the UN Sustainable Development Goals) represented approximately 51.5% of our total revenues.
  • Climate Goals
    WSP's net-zero by 2040 commitment is supported by science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. The company's scope 1 and 2 market-based emissions decreased by 39% between 2018 and 2021, and its scope 3 emissions decreased by 12% during the same period.
  • Diversity
    WSP is making progress towards gender diversity, and now have female executives leading three major regions (Canada, Asia, and the Nordics), covering approximately 35% of the company in terms of employee numbers. In addition, WSP has 37.5% women on its Board of Directors. As part of its 2022-2024 Global Strategic Action Plan launched earlier this year, it has defined new diversity goals to increase the representation of all under-represented groups.

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