With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world. For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States. At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a diverse and committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence. When you join Tolko, you’ll develop your skills and be encouraged to pursue diverse opportunities with a company that’s built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity to build great lives.
Environmental mission and strategy (ESG)
Our unwavering dedication to integrity and responsibility extends beyond our customers to the planet we share. We work to balance environmental, social, and economic performance through our policies, principles, and certifications. This commitment to the environment and the people we serve ensures that the forests we manage today will contribute to future generations tomorrow.
OUR ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Tolko is committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible environmental performance. This is a key value of the Company. Our ability to operate the business, satisfy customers and other stakeholders, and build sustainable economic success is increasingly dependent on our environmental performance. Our commitment applies to all aspects of our business.
Tolko’s Management Team, drawing on the input of employees and stakeholders, provides strategic direction and resources to help the Company honour this policy. This includes ensuring that employees receive the education and training necessary for them to carry out their work in an environmentally responsible manner. Employees will actively participate in environmental management and challenge operating principles they believe can be improved.
Activities that support this policy are:
Complying with environmental laws and regulations and other requirements to which we commit;
Continually improving our environmental performance;
Integrating the requirements of environmental laws and regulations and our other commitments into business planning and decision-making;
Managing forest land in a professional and sustainable manner consistent with Tolko’s Forest Management Principles;
Managing operations to minimize pollution;
Evaluating our environmental performance through internal and external audits, reviews, and benchmarking;
Communicating environmental, social, and economic performance with our employees, the public, and other stakeholders; and
Encouraging and recognizing employees for their contribution toward improving our environmental performance