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Syncrude has many partners in its sustainability journey. Together, we are working to address and improve the economic, environmental and social performance of Canada's resource industry. In many cases, Syncrude is a leading contributor through the provision of staff expertise and funding. Readers are invited to learn more by visiting the websites listed below.
Aboriginal Human Resource Council
Alberta Chamber of Resources
Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
Canadian Business for Social Responsibility
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
Mining Association of Canada
Oil Sands Community Alliance
Responsible Canadian Energy™ (RCE) is an industry performance program developed by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) with support and leadership from across the upstream oil and gas industry. The program is about performance and reflects industry's ongoing commitment to responsible resource development and to continuous improvement in environment, safety and health, and social performance.
Syncrude is a participant in the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative of the Mining Association of Canada, which is a strategy for improving the sustainability performance of Canada's mining industry.
Syncrude is a member of Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR), a business-led, non-profit Corporate Social Responsibility consultancy and peer-to-peer learning organization. CBSR provides its members with candid counsel and customized advisory services to improve their social, environmental and financial performance.
Syncrude is accredited at the Gold Level in the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Program of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. PAR measures corporate performance in Aboriginal employment, business development, capacity development and community relations.
Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) is an alliance of oil sands producers, such as Syncrude, focused on accelerating the pace of improvement in environmental performance in Canada’s oil sands through collaborative action and innovation. It brings together leading thinkers from industry, government, academia and the wider public to improve measurement, accountability and performance in four Environmental Priority Areas (EPAs) – tailings, water, land and greenhouse gases.