BGIS Ranked one of Canada’s 50 Best Corporate Citizens for 2019
BGIS Ranked one of Canada’s 50 Best Corporate Citizens for 2019
BGIS Ranked one of Canada’s 50 Best Corporate Citizens for 2019

Toronto, June 13, 2019 – BGIS is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights. This is the second year in a row that BGIS has received this accolade, an honour awarded to companies who set the standard for sustainability leadership in Canada. 

Corporate Knights’ 50 Best Corporate Citizens ranking evaluates Canadian companies with revenues in excess of $1 billion. Using publicly available information, BGIS was selected from a pool of 242 Canadian organizations and evaluated against their industry peers on a number of criteria including environmental, social and governance indicators.

“BGIS is a trailblazer making a real difference for the planet and their clients’, by lowering energy consumption and helping to green our built environment,” said Toby Heaps, CEO of Corporate Knights.

BGIS Canadian President, Mike Greidanus joined the other 49 organizations to accept the award from Corporate Knights at a gala hosted by them on June 4th in Toronto at the Globe and Mail Centre.

“On behalf of the almost 7,000 BGIS team members globally, I would like to thank Corporate Knights for again recognizing BGIS as a leader in sustainability,” said Gord Hicks, CEO BGIS. “Leadership in sustainability is core to our operating philosophy and values. We will continue to support, promote, and advocate for the highest environmental standards, and the innovation and adoption of building energy efficiency and renewable technologies.”

About BGIS: BGIS is a global leader in the provision of facility management, project delivery, energy & sustainability, asset management, workplace advisory, and real estate services. With a combined team of over 7,000 globally, BGIS relentlessly focuses on delivering innovative service solutions that create value for its clients. Globally, BGIS manages over 30,000 facilities totaling more than 340 million square feet across several markets including Government, Higher Education, Utilities, Telecommunications, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Healthcare and Cloud Enterprise.  In addition to managing a diverse portfolio of corporate offices, retail, colleges, hospitals and industrial assets, BGIS is a world leader in the management of data centers and other critical environments.

 

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For more information contact:

Krista Lachelt, Director, Marketing & Communications, BGIS

[email protected]

 

About Corporate Knights: Corporate Knights Inc. includes the sustainable business magazine Corporate Knights and a research division that produces rankings and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance. Corporate Knights was named Magazine of the Year in 2013 and won the SABEW Canada Silver Award for Investigative Reporting in 2019.

For more information contact:

Toby Heaps, CEO, Corporate Knights                                       

[email protected]

Further information is available at www.bgis.com

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