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Enriching Responsibly-PotashCorp's 2006 Sustainability Report Launched

Submitted by: PotashCorp

Categories: Research, Reports & Publications, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Jul 30, 2007 – 08:30 AM EST

 

Jul. 30 /CSRwire/ - SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN - July 30, 2007 - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today released its fifth annual sustainability report, Enriching Responsibly. The report documents the company's 2006 performance in economic, social and environmental areas.

"We do more than enrich the land; we enrich lives," said PotashCorp President and CEO Bill Doyle. "While helping farmers meet the demands of a growing population remains at the heart of our business, we also set goals and targets that reflect our expanded role in protecting the environment, supporting healthy communities and operating a business that provides value to investors, customers, employees, suppliers and our neighbors."

Highlights of the report include:

  • A record-low recordable injury rate

  • Total number of environmental events such as permit excursions down
    by 37 percent

  • Shareholder return of 79.6 percent

  • The creation of a full-time position of Manager, Sustainability to further accelerate the company's sustainability initiatives

  • A legacy for Saskatoon with sponsorship of the PotashCorp Vanier Cup

  • New challenges faced by agriculture as the world demands more food, better foods and more crops for biofuels.

    This year, for the first time, the complete report will be available only online at www.potashcorp2006SR.com. For those who prefer a printed version, a PDF of the abridged 28-page report can be downloaded from the website or ordered from the contacts below in PotashCorp's offices in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Northbrook, Illinois.

    PotashCorp is the world's largest fertilizer enterprise by capacity, producing potash, nitrogen and phosphate products – the three primary plant nutrients. It is the world's largest potash producer, with 22 percent of global capacity, the third largest phosphate producer and ranks fourth in nitrogen production.

  • For more information, please contact:

    John Hewson Potash Corp-Northbrook, IL
    Phone: (847) 849-4448
    Rhonda Speiss Potash Corp-Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    Phone: (306) 933-8544

     

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