Suncor Energy Inc.

Suncor Energy Inc.

April 03, 2006 00:00 ET

Suncor Energy wins Globe Award for Corporate Competitiveness

Vancouver, British Columbia (April 3, 2006) — Suncor Energy Inc. received the prestigious Corporate Competitiveness Award from the Globe Foundation at its 2006 conference on business and the environment held in Vancouver last week. The award recognizes a corporation with a proven record of environmental stewardship that has materially contributed to economic competitiveness through a commitment to environmental excellence.

Gord Lambert, Suncor's vice president of Sustainable Development accepted the award for Suncor. "This honour means a lot to our organization because it recognizes that we are making real progress on our journey toward sustainable development," he said.

The award was based on judging six criteria including: a track record of environmental and economic performance, CEO leadership and excellence in measuring and reporting environmental progress.

The Globe Awards are considered the most recognized national awards of their kind. They are presented annually to companies and industry groups who balance competitive business strategies and sustainable development.

Suncor Energy Inc. is an integrated energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Suncor's oil sands business, located near Fort McMurray, Alberta, extracts and upgrades oil sands and markets refinery feedstock and diesel fuel, while operations throughout western Canada produce natural gas. Suncor operates a refining and marketing business in Ontario with retail distribution under the Sunoco brand. U.S.A. downstream assets include pipeline and refining operations in Colorado and Wyoming and retail sales in the Denver area under the Phillips 66 brand. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is an authorized licensee of the Phillips 66® brand and marks in the state of Colorado.Sunoco in Canada is separate and unrelated to Sunoco in the United States, which is owned by Sunoco, Inc. of Philadelphia.

GLOBE 2006 is one of the largest international platforms on the business of the environment, bringing together environmental business leaders and corporate environmental managers. GLOBE 2006 is organized by the GLOBE Foundation, an international consultancy in the business of the environment. For more information visit

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