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Work for an employer recognized for sustainability & diversity, WSP

 July 05, 2023

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WSP is recognized as one of Canada’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights for the third consecutive year. This impressive achievement highlights top scores in environmental metrics, sustainable investment, and diversity.

Making a positive impact on society and the environment

“This recognition is a testament to the dedication and collective efforts of our teams who continuously strive to make a positive impact on society and the environment. We are proud of our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) commitments and performance, and grateful for this acknowledgment,” said President and CEO of WSP, Alexandre L’Heureux.

“We take great pride in being ranked once again among the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, and this accolade fuels our motivation to continue pushing boundaries and exceeding expectations. It serves as a powerful reminder that our purpose-driven approach and practices make a real difference.”   

Impressive achievement by WSP 

WSP's recent (Environment, Social & Governance) ESG achievements include:   

  • Sustainable Investment - WSP completed several acquisitions in 2022 and 2023 which ramped up its environmental business capacity and expanded its renewable energy, water, and ESG-related services offerings, including Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business; Climate Finance Advisors; Greencap Holdings and BG Consulting Engineers.
  • Sustainable Revenues - Approximately 59.3 percent of WSP’s 2022 annualized gross revenues were derived from services aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which is ahead of its 2022-2024 Global Strategic Action Plan objective.  
  • Linking Leader Compensation to ESG performance - Since 2022, a portion of WSP’s global and regional leaders’ variable compensation has been linked to ESG factors such as SDG-Linked Revenues, employee engagement, inclusion and diversity, health and safety, and ethics and compliance. 
  • Climate Goals - WSP has committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain by 2040. To support its ongoing efforts, WSP has had its near- and long-term science-based emissions reduction targets approved by the Science-Based Targets initiative. In 2022, WSP made progress towards its goals by reducing its total scope 1, scope 2 (market-based) and scope 3 GHG emissions by 26 percent, compared to its 2018 base year. 
  • Diversity - As of March 2023, women represent more than 30 percent of WSP’s Board of Directors. In addition, 27 percent of WSP’s Global Leadership Team are women and 9% are members of ethnic minorities. 

WSP is a purpose-driven employer 

WSP's purpose-driven approach and practices make a real difference. 

Enjoy a successful career with a company that strongly values the environment and inclusivity. 


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