Enabling Future Leaders to Think Sustainably – Kruger Products Develops Education Program

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Enabling Future Leaders to Think Sustainably – Kruger Products Develops Education Program

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Students of today are the leaders of tomorrow. We have an opportunity to teach them right from wrong, good from bad and demonstrate by example how a vision can translate into action and make a difference in the world.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:00am

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Big Companies can Make Big Differences
This ideology is the driver behind many decisions Kruger Products makes in terms of sustainability and corporate social responsibility. “We know that when we reduce our emissions by 15% or commit to a cause, we can make more of an impact than an individual choosing to reduce his emissions by 15% or donating to a cause,” says Steven Sage, VP Sustainability & Innovation Kruger Products. Making a difference is something that Kruger Products takes seriously, which is why it embarked on Sustainability 2015, it’s five-year journey to reduce its environmental impact, in the first place.

“For us, sustainability is just as much about reducing emissions and improving water and energy consumption, as it is about being a good member of the communities in which we operate.” Kruger Products strives to give back to the community through a variety of philanthropic, volunteer and sponsorship programs because it helps create more stability within the community as well as contributing to a positive future.

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Keywords: Education | Kruger Products | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario (STAO) | Toronto Sustainability Speaker Series | Youth Action | curriculum development | sustainability

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