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BCE Commits to Reduce Absolute GHG Emissions in 28th Year of ESG Reporting

Demonstrates commitment to making a meaningful contribution toward creating a sustainable future

Published 06-22-21

Issued by Bell Canada

Summary

Bell commits to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 in line with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Science Based Targets initiative

Report Highlights

BCE Inc. ("Bell Canada” or “Bell”) has released its 2020 Purpose and Corporate Responsibility Report.

With a commitment to the highest ESG standards, Bell supports the social and economic prosperity of our communities through its unparalleled community investment, leadership in international standards compliance and strong performance on sustainability indices. Bell is dedicated to making a meaningful contribution toward creating a sustainable future for Canadians and the world by providing its customers with access to the most innovative and efficient broadband networks and communications services.

By adhering to the highest ESG standards throughout our operations, Bell ensures every action it takes is viewed through the lens of societal and environmental benefits. This includes increasing sustainability not just in its operations but across the economy, achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace, leading in data governance and protection, and building stronger and healthier communities. The 2020 Purpose and Corporate Responsibility Report is the 28th annual report Bell has published covering the company’s performance and progress towards its short- and long-term sustainability goals.

Bell’s commitment to the highest in ESG standards is based on these pillars:

Better World 

  • Commit to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 in line with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Science Based Targets initiative, and achieve carbon neutral operations by 2025. Bell has also recycled 11.7 million devices to date and is consistently named one of Canada's Greenest Employers.
  • Continue to lead the industry in mental health with $155M committed to mental health initiatives by 2025 through Bell Let's Talk, Canada's largest-ever corporate commitment to mental health.
  • Invest in Canadian innovation with an industry-leading $500M in research and development spending annually.

Better Communities

Better Workplace

Provide feedback

We are always seeking ways to improve our Purpose and Corporate Responsibility report and welcome your feedback and suggestions. Please send any questions or comments to esg@bell.ca.

  • Purpose and Corporate Responsibility contact​:
    Stephanie Berger
    Senior specialist, Corporate Responsibility & Environment at Bell Canada
    514-870-6512

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