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Canadian Pacific joins the United Nations Global Compact

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Canadian Pacific (“CP”) is proud to become the first freight rail company in North America to participate in the United Nations (“UN”) Global Compact, a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of socially responsible business practices. Launched in 2000, the UN Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with more than 15,000 participating companies in over 160 countries.

“CP’s participation in the UN Global Compact marks an important milestone as we advance our commitments and position as a sustainability leader in the rail industry,” said Keith Creel, CP’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “CP is proud to join thousands of other companies globally committed to sustainable and responsible business action.”

CP is committed to aligning our strategies and operations with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption and taking action in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. CP will continue to demonstrate measurable impact on these goals through periodic updates and annual reporting to the UN Global Compact.

CP recently received the 2022 World Finance Sustainability Award for Most Sustainable Company in Transportation. This marks the third consecutive year that World Finance has recognized CP for its longstanding commitment to implementing sustainability measures across the organization. Additionally, Corporate Knights has recognized CP as the top-rated freight transport company in Canada’s ‘Best 50 Corporate Citizens’ for 2022.

About Canadian Pacific

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP.

Source: Canadian Pacific Railway Limited