Blackline Safety pledges to become net zero company by 2023

It is also targeting the use of 100% renewable energy across its operations by the end of 2022

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Blackline Safety Corporation, which provides safety monitoring technology products, has pledged to become a net zero emissions company by the end of 2023.

The Canadian firm has set out the progress made to date and the pathways to net zero in its 2021 ESG Report released this week, which includes calculating Scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas emissions to establish a baseline and key levers to achieve its goal.

It has also set a target to consume 100% renewable energy across its operations by the end of 2022.

In addition, the company has improved overall employee engagement to 76% and grew a diverse and inclusive workforce, with 30% ethnic representation and an 8% increase in women in management.

Cody Slater, Chief Executive Officer and Chair at Blackline Safety said: “Our connected worker technology protects over 100,000 people and generates data-driven safety and operational insights that enhance the ESG performance of our customers around the world. We have long recognised the importance of creating sustainable workplaces that embed both resiliency and adaptability into business—and build a better world/

“I am proud of the achievements made in fiscal 2021 related to our own ESG performance through increasing the diversity of our workforce, supporting the communities in which we operate and aligning with society, customers and investors net zero goals. In 2022, we will continue to build on the progress made, including targeting 100% use of renewable energy company-wide by year-end. Blackline has a policy of pay equity and in 2022 we will also achieve pay equity certification.”