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Canadian Pacific strives to be the North American rail industry leader in environmental protection. Our commitment to conduct environmentally responsible and sustainable business operations are at the core of our franchise and it is the collective responsibility of our more than 16,000 employees to ensure that we protect our environment.

Our pledge to clean operations benefits our land, our water and our air. We are proud to share a few of CP's environmental initiatives to better the earth today and make it a healthier place for future generations.


Air – Protecting the air we breathe and addressing global climate change are important issues to CP. Learn about our current and future efforts to address both.


Land – With over 15,000 miles of track across North America, we appreciate our responsibility to be good stewards of the land. Discover more about CP's programs and practices that work to reduce the environmental risk and to respond effectively if an incident should happen.


Water – CP travels through many diverse natural environments, including areas with wetlands, lakes and rivers. We also manage industrial wastewater in our rail yards generated from maintenance activities. Learn how CP protects aquatic environments and manages wastewater across our network.

Bear Conservation Initiative

Learn about our program with Parks Canada

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Environmental Policy


Learn about cold weather biodiesel testing

Try our greenhouse gas calculator to see how shipping by rail helps the environment

CP's green news

Additional resources

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