Cogeco Communications Inc.
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Cogeco Communications Inc.

April 12, 2016 10:14 ET

Cogeco Communications Inc. Named to Corporate Knights' The Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada Ranking

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - April 12, 2016) - Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX:CCA) is pleased to announce that it has been named to Corporate Knights' The Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada for a third year in a row. The company now holds the 23rd spot in the highly-regarded magazine's ranking. Cogeco Communications was selected on the basis of its performance in relation to 12 indicators measuring social and environmental performance and corporate governance.

This ranking takes into consideration organizations with two billion dollars or less in revenue, or with less than 2,000 employees in Canada, in 2014. Cogeco Communications' position in this ranking underscores its efforts in integrating the best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices into its initiatives. "We are honoured to be named for a third year in a row in this Corporate Knights' list," stated Elizabeth Alves, Vice President, Internal Audit and Risk Management of Cogeco Inc., who leads corporate social responsibility efforts at Cogeco Communications Inc. "We designed a CSR program aimed at operating responsibly and sustainably and being a model of good corporate citizenship. This recognition shows that we are on the right path and we are thrilled to share the list with the other Future leaders."

SUSTAINABILITY AT COGECO COMMUNICATIONS INC.

The company's Corporate Social Responsibility Policy and Code of Ethics are the foundation of its social responsibility framework. Its third CSR report, issued in January 2016, is produced according to the Global Reporting Initiative's guidelines. To learn more about Cogeco Communications Inc.'s objectives, initiatives and performance in the areas of corporate social responsibility, please consult its report, available in the social responsibility section of its corporate website at the following address: http://corpo.cogeco.com/cca/en/company-overview/corporate-social-responsibility/.

Corporate Knights' methodology used in the selection of The Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada ranking can be found at http://www.corporateknights.com/future40.

ABOUT COGECO COMMUNICATIONS INC.

Cogeco Communications Inc. is a communications corporation. It is the 11th largest cable operator in North America, operating in Canada under the Cogeco Connexion name in Québec and Ontario, and in the United States under the Atlantic Broadband name in western Pennsylvania, south Florida, Maryland/Delaware, South Carolina and eastern Connecticut. Cogeco Communications Inc. provides its residential and business customers with video, Internet and telephony services through its two-way broadband fibre networks. Through its subsidiary Cogeco Peer 1, Cogeco Communications Inc. provides its business customers with a suite of information technology services (colocation, network connectivity, managed hosting, cloud services and managed IT services), through its 21 data centres, extensive FastFiber Network™ and more than 50 points-of-presence in North America and Europe. Cogeco Communications Inc.'s subordinate voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CCA).

Contact Information

  • Information and Interview Requests:
    Nancy Bouffard
    Corporate Communications Director
    Cogeco Communications Inc.
    (514) 764-4613
    Nancy.Bouffard@cogeco.com