Corporate Social Responsibility
First Nations Groups
Existing relationships with 3 Canadian First Nations groups
Listuguj First Nations
Millbrook First Nations
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Victoria, British Columbia
Facts & Figures
Dried bud packaging eliminated as of Jan 2019
Plastic used in our packaging is recyclable*
in jurisdictions that accept #1 PET plastic
New jobs created in urban and rural areas
Liters of rainwater collected, filtered, and reused annually
Over 10,000 Kg
Demolition materials recycled from facility build-out
People, Community, Environment & Governance
- Creating jobs in urban and rural areas in BC, NB, and NS.
- Maintaining strict health and safety policies.
- Funding for training and skill development.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
Turning off non-essential electrical devices at night
Providing staff with reusable water bottles and tumblers to reduce single-use plastic waste