Maxxam Honoured with Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility in the Inaugural Canada Oil & Gas Awards

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The Oil & Gas Awards announced the 2015 Canadian Oil & Gas Award recipients that excelled in Health & Safety, Operational Excellence, Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Stewardship.

Representatives of Maxxam and their guests attended the Canada Oil & Gas Awards Gala in Calgary last night and received the Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility. At the event, hundreds of oil and gas executives gathered to celebrate Health and Safety, Operational Excellence, Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Stewardship.

The Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility goes to the company, operating in, or working directly with the oil and gas sector, which can demonstrate the best active CSR program showing direct benefit to the community or deserving individuals, the organizations employees outside of work, and how the impact of the initiative was measured. Maxxam scored highest in the category with such remarks from the judges as:

  • “Maxxam has an impressive number of programs to promote social responsibility including a substantial financial commitment and a range of fund raising events. They have environmental and Aboriginal programs and actively encourage employee involvement in the efforts. Maxxam issues a detailed report annually on their efforts to promote social responsibility.”
  • “Good focus, strong involvement and good commitment to the "social responsibility" fabric of where they work and the people they employ. ”

Fred Hutchings, Maxxam’s Senior Vice President Petroleum, said: “Being recognized by our peers in the industry with this award is a great honour. Creating socially responsible programs that directly benefit the communities in which we live and work is deeply rooted in the Maxxam culture, and what makes our company unique.”

About Maxxam Analytics
Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our employees.

About the Oil & Gas Awards
The Oil & Gas Awards recognize the outstanding achievements made within the upstream and midstream sectors of the North American oil and gas industry. The Awards are a platform for the industry to demonstrate and celebrate the advances made in the key areas of environment, efficiency, innovation, corporate social responsibility and health and safety.

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Corinna Bjornson (cbjornson(at)maxxam(dot)ca)
Director, Communications

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