Canadian Oil Sands has multiple roles in the responsible development of the oil sands industry.
First, we steward Syncrude to ensure that environmental, social and economic considerations are integrated into its strategy and investment decision making.
We also actively contribute to the industry’s efforts to communicate to a wide range of stakeholders the challenges and opportunities around oil sands development as well as industry efforts to balance the need for energy security and economic development with environmental and social responsibility.
Finally, we believe it is important to share the benefits of oil sands development in our community. Through our community investment program, we strive to be a good corporate citizen and to enhance our neighbours’ quality of life.
In 2013, Canadian Oil Sands Limited was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the fifth consecutive year. The annual reviews are based on a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance of the top 20 per cent of the 600 largest Canadian and U.S. companies in the S & P Global Broad Market Index that lead the field in terms of sustainability.