Cogeco Communications

ESG Practices (Environment, Social, Governance)


Awards and recognitions

Cogeco’s advancements on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) fronts have been recognized by multiple organizations. Here are some examples over the past two years.




In 2023, Cogeco was named to the 2023 Women Lead Here list presented by The Globe and Mail and published in the latest edition of "Report on Business’ magazine." 

This list aims to identify the Canadian companies with the best gender diversity amongst senior executives. This recognition is a testament to Cogeco's commitment to inclusion.


Cogeco is proud to be ranked among the top 5 companies in Canada in Equileap's Gender Equality Global Report & Ranking 2023.

We are pleased to be recognized for our progress in gender equality and disclosure practices. Categories assessed include: workforce representation data, policies and practices that support gender equity and engagement, transparency and accountability.


Cogeco was included for the first time in the prestigious Sustainability Yearbook 2022 presented by S&P Global for its excellence in implementing best ESG business practices.

In order to be listed in the Yearbook, companies must score within the 15% top performers in their industry and achieve an S&P Global ESG Score within 30% of their industry’s top-performing businesses. S&P evaluated more than 7,000 companies and designated only 716 as sustainability leaders.

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Cogeco Communications was ranked among Corporate Knights’ 2023 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, demonstrating its leadership in making the world a better place.

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Cogeco Communications was ranked among Corporate Knights’ 2022 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada, placing it among Canadian companies that are setting the standard for sustainability leadership.s in their respective industries.


Cogeco was included on the Clean200 list by Corporate Knights and As You Sow, which recognizes companies around the world that are leading the way with solutions for the transition to a clean energy future..


Cogeco received approval for its new emission reduction targets from the Science Based Targets (SBTi) as being consistent with levels required to meet the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement. This makes Cogeco the first telecommunications company in Canada with SBTi-approved targets.


Cogeco Communications continues to hold the ISS Quality-Score environmental badge, which recognizes our environmental disclosure practices.


Sustainalytics Top Rated Company (ESG Industry Top Rated & ESG Regional Top Rated)

Cogeco Communications continues to be part of the Jantzi Social Index by Sustainalytics, consisting of 50 Canadian companies that passed a set of broadly-based ESG rating criteria.




Cogeco is one of 45 companies globally, and one of only 3 Canadian companies, that received the HRH His Majesty King Charles III’s Terra Carta Seal in recognition of its commitment to creating a sustainable future.


For the third consecutive year, Cogeco Inc. received the Caring Company Certification from Imagine Canada, which recognizes outstanding leadership in community investment and social responsibility in Canada.


Cogeco won the inaugural PROSPÈRE award in the Employer Builder category at the first edition of the Gala Prospérité Québec, organized by the Conseil du patronat du Québec. This award is given to an employer who has built and maintained a culture based on values and excellence in the management of its human resources.