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Corporate sustainability

​​​​​​​​​​​​"Being socially responsible means being accountable to all our stakeholders and creating sustainable value now and well into the future." Keith Creel, President and Chief Executive Officer

Today, more than ever, sustainable development is integral to our pursuit of long-term value creation and our commitment to being a responsible operator. As such, we strive to be a leader in safe, secure and efficient railway operations by delivering reliable, high-quality service to our customers, and meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements.

2016 corporate sustainability report highlights:

  • Achieved an 11% decline in FRA-reportable employee injuries and a 27% decline in FRA-reportable train accidents
  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 15% since 2015
  • Hosted immigrant professionals through a work experience program and committed approximately $5 million to various community investment initiatives
  • Improved network performance by lengthening our trains on average by 4%, reducing average dwell time by 7% and increasing average network speed by 10%
  • Invested $1.2 billion in 2016 in our capital programs, enhancing safety, reliability and operating performance

Past reports

Global climate change and rail​

​​​read th​e National Newswatch op-ed on h​ow rail can help a growing econom​y lower emissions

CP recognized as a leader for climate change transparency

CP has earned its position on the index by disclosing high quality carbon emissions and energy data through the Carbon Discloure Project's (CDP) climate change program. The reported data has been independently assessed against CDP's scoring methodology and marked out of 10​0.

Organizations graded within the top 10% constitute the CDLI. CP scored 98 in 2015 -- in 2014 the company was also listed on the CDLI with a score of 95.