Corporate Social Responsibility

First Nations Groups

Existing relationships with 3 Canadian First Nations groups

Listuguj First Nations

Listuguj First Nations

Gaspé, Quebec

Millbrook First Nations, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Millbrook First Nations

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Songhees Nation

Songhees Nation

Victoria, British Columbia

Sustainability

Facts & Figures

50 %

Dried bud packaging eliminated as of Jan 2019

100 %

Plastic used in our packaging is recyclable*

in jurisdictions that accept #1 PET plastic

800 +

New jobs created in urban and rural areas

60,000,000 +

Liters of rainwater collected, filtered, and reused annually

Over 10,000 Kg

Demolition materials recycled from facility build-out

People, Community, Environment & Governance

People

  • Creating jobs in urban and rural areas in BC, NB, and NS.
  • Maintaining strict health and safety policies.
  • Funding for training and skill development.

Community

  • Promoting safe and responsible cannabis use.
  • Providing consumer and healthcare professional education.
  • Coordinating group volunteer days for staff.
  • Helping communities establish legal micro-cultivation facilities through Zen Craft Grow program.

Environment

  • Maintaining rainwater collection initiative.
  • Reduced consumer packaging.
  • Reduced carbon footprint by decreasing incoming packaging materials and increasing density of outgoing freight loads.
  • Recycled construction waste from facility build-outs.
  • Implemented Basic Green program.

Governance

  • Founding Partner of the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC), a UK based non-profit organization advocating for a fair, responsible, and evidence-based medicinal cannabis regime.
  • Member of the Global Cannabis Partnership, a collaboration among government, industry, and stakeholders to develop a global social responsibility standard for the cannabis industry.
  • Existing relationships with three First Nations groups and committed to developing relationships with other First Nations across Canada.
  • Acting with integrity while respecting all laws and regulations governing the cannabis industry and the local communities we operate in.

Basic Green Program

Our Basic Green Program is our commitment to sustainable practices at all of our facilities and corporate offices. This includes:

Reducing waste by recycling and composting

Reducing waste by recycling and composting

Turning off non-essential electrical devices at night

Turning off non-essential electrical devices at night

roviding staff with reusable water bottles and tumblers to reduce single-use plastic waste

Providing staff with reusable water bottles and tumblers to reduce single-use plastic waste