Minto Group recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2019

TORONTO, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ -  Minto Group is proud to announce it has been named one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2019 as part of Canada's Top 100 Employers competition, organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. The award recognizes employers with environmental programs and Earth-friendly policies that create a culture of environmental awareness within their organization.

Canada's Greenest Employers logo written in green

"We are delighted to be honoured for our commitment to sustainable practices and green initiatives," says Agnieszka Wloch, Vice President, Development, Minto Communities Canada. "This is a clear reflection of our investment in creating a culture of environmental awareness."

Canada's Greenest Employers are evaluated for demonstrating unique sustainability initiatives and programs, a reduction in the organization's environmental footprint, unique employee skills and contributions to environmental management programs and the extent to which initiatives have been linked to the employer's public identity.

Guided by a commitment to managing and reducing environmental impact, Minto Group was recognized for the green features and efficiencies it applies in homebuilding and purpose-built rental construction, property management and within its corporate office spaces.

In-house waste reduction and recycling programs, partnerships with community organizations, ongoing environmental measurement, technical building assessments, and carbon reduction initiatives are some of the environmental programs Minto Group has applied and managed in a systematic way.

"Green roofs, rainwater collection systems, LED lighting, 3L toilets, low-flow showerheads and tri-sorter waste systems are just a few examples our sustainable practices in action," says Wloch.

From green building and quality living to responsible investing, Minto Group has a long history and commitment to people and the planet. Learn more about the company's actions to invest in building a sustainable future at https://www.minto.com/minto-green/index.html

About Minto Group:

Minto Group is one of the premier real estate companies in Canada with a fully integrated real estate investment, development and investment management platform. Since its inception in 1955, Minto has built more than 85,000 new homes, and currently manages more than 8,800 rental suites and 2.5 million square feet of office and retail space. As an investment manager, Minto also manages private capital on behalf of institutional clients. Minto has been well recognized by the Canadian real estate industry for its leadership. Recent notable awards and accolades for Minto Properties include the Federation of Rental-Housing Providers of Ontario's Amenities Award of Excellence and Customer Service Award of Excellence in 2017. Minto Group is a two time winner of the prestigious Building Industry and Land Development Association's Green Builder of the Year (including 2017), four-time winner of EnerQuality's Ontario Green Builder of the Year award and two-time winner of the Ontario Home Builder Association's Home Builder of the Year.

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