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Connecting Canadians: Sharing our 2021 ESG Report and 2021 Social Impact Report

May 30, 2022

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Throughout our more than sixty-year history, we have demonstrated our commitment to keeping Canadians connected, while helping to build a strong and prosperous country from coast-to-coast-to-coast.

By investing in networks, giving back to communities, fostering ethical business practices, and taking action to protect the environment, Rogers is proud to be a leader in the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) space. 

Our 2021 ESG Report, released today, transparently reports our progress in these key areas.  It is how we are being accountable to Canadians who expect the companies they do business with, invest in, and work for, to adhere to the highest ESG standards. 

Key highlights in the report include:

  • Committed $150 million to improve connectivity in rural communities in Eastern Ontario
  • Contributed to Canada’s economy with a total economic value distributed of $14 billion
  • Almost $70 million in total community investment across Canada, reaching 440 community organizations
  • Awarded 375 Ted Rogers Scholarships to youth across Canada
  • Achieved nearly 10% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) since 2020
  • Recycled almost 5,800 tonnes of materials, an increase of 56% over 2020
  • Recognized as one of: Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, among others

Our interactive, multimedia 2021 Social Impact Report brings the true impact of these investments and commitments to life through video, photos and dynamic storytelling.

Stories include:

  • Donating $1 million to B.C. Search and Rescue Association following devastating forest fires and flooding in British Columbia
  • Raising close to $100,000 for school breakfast programs across the country with Breakfast Club of Canada
  • Using our Rogers Sports & Media megaphone to amplify awareness of equity-deserving charities and small businesses with All IN
  • Investing in wireless connectivity along B.C.’s Highway of Tears and sponsoring commemorative totem poles in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women, in partnership with Indigenous organizations
  • Launching a new $750,000 fund for Black and People of Colour creators with the Black Screen Office and Canadian Independent Screen Fund
  • Donating to 2SLGBTQ+ charities across Canada  

To learn more about how Rogers gives back to communities, please visit about.rogers.com/our-impact