Doing it Right – Canadian Companies Making the Environment a Big Part of Business

Aecon Group Inc.
Construction, Toronto
• Installed tracking and anti-idling technology on its fleet of more than 3,000 vehicles, which saved 105,000 idling hours—or 700 metric tons of carbon.
• Hosts a competition between employee groups to see “who has the greenest team of all.” Started an “Adopt a Highway” program as a result of this competition.
• Created new rules to control chemical spills and deal with situations involving water runoff, fuel storage, and the disposing of controlled products.

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