Veridian Corporation
Veridian employee on the company headquarters' rooftop, which now features a solar array that can provide power for up to 20 homes  

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2018):

Here are some of the reasons why Veridian Corporation was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2018):

  • Veridian encourages alternative transportation where possible including participation in the online Smart Commute carpool (with reserved parking for carpoolers), a transit subsidy program, bicycle parking, and a head office bike lending program -- employees are also welcome to park and freely charge their electric car in the company's new solar-powered car port
  • The newest addition to Veridian's head office building was constructed to meet the LEED Silver certification standard -- the company also maintains a 400 panel solar installation that occupies 45,000 square feet of the building's rooftop, generating enough power for approximately 20 average households
The interior of Veridian's LEED Silver-certified corporate headquarters in Ajax, ON  


Industry Electricity Distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Ajax ON, Belleville ON, Gravenhurst ON
Full-time employees in Canada 209
Formal employee "green team" yes
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Vice President of Operations
Green highlights head office bicycle lending program, formal telework program (employees can work at home one to two days each week), interest-free loan program for the purchase of energy-efficient appliances for their homes or for the purchase of energy efficient automobiles, electric bikes or scooters
Extended recycling batteries, organics
Commuter amenities transit subsidies, online car-pool sign-up, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, walk to public transit, telecommuter workstations
In-house environmental audit yes
External environmental audit yes
Some of the green community initiatives Smart Commute (Gold status designation), Earth Day
Head office LEED Silver
Building footprint includes PV solar panels, geothermal heating/cooling, carpool parking, new solar powered carport, adjacent protected wetland (with sitting area for employees to enjoy)

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