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Blackline Safety Releases Annual ESG Report

Company achieves ISO 14001 certification, carbon neutral status in Europe, sustainable packaging across product line, and gains in global DEI and employee engagement 

 

Calgary, Canada Blackline Safety Corp. (TSX: BLN), a global leader in connected safety technology, today published its fiscal 2023 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. The report highlights the Company’s achievements and future focus across its core sustainability commitments, which include its progress towards net-zero emissions, supporting employees and communities, and boosting workplace safety through cloud-connectivity and data insights.

Highlights from the report include:

  • Certified ISO 14001, which verifies the proactive measures the Company has taken to reduce its environmental footprint.
  • Achieved carbon neutral status for the Company’s European subsidiaries.
  • Packaged entire product line in recyclable materials. Overall G7 package design size was also reduced by 15% to decrease both its associated carbon footprint and waste.
  • Introduced Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness (DEI) training to all employees globally and grew employee engagement score – a measure of job satisfaction – by three percent compared to the prior year.
  • Grew devices monitored through the Company’s inhouse Safety Operations Center and partner Alarm Receiving Centers to 54,000, a 20% increase over last year.  
  • Protected a record 165,000 workers globally through the Company’s connected safety portfolio.

 

"I am proud of our progress in this year’s ESG Report and take tremendous pride in our company’s strong commitment to proactive initiatives that support safer workplaces, reduce environmental impact, and promote greater diversity, inclusion and employee engagement,” said Blackline Safety CEO and Chair, Cody Slater.  

“We strive to align our own performance with the ESG value we have always brought to our customers through our connected safety technology. We will continue to drive an ESG mindset in keeping with our corporate values, which prioritize innovation, resiliency, leadership and empowerment,” Slater added.

 

For an overview of all of Blackline Safety’s ESG efforts and to read the report, visit www.blacklinesafety.com/esg.

Blackline Safety’s fiscal 2023 ESG Report has been prepared in accordance with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Framework for Technology-Hardware and Software & IT Services, and aligns with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures’ recommended guidelines. This report encompasses Blackline Safety’s global operations for the Company’s 2023 fiscal year which covers the period from November 1, 2022, to October 31, 2023.

For more information regarding the Company’s ESG report and goals, contact esg@blacklinesafety.com.

 

About Blackline Safety: Blackline Safety is a technology leader driving innovation in the industrial workforce through IoT (Internet of Things). With connected safety devices and predictive analytics, Blackline enables companies to drive towards zero safety incidents and improved operational performance. Blackline provides wearable devices, personal and area gas monitoring, cloud-connected software and data analytics to meet demanding safety challenges and enhance overall productivity for organizations with coverage in more than 100 countries. Armed with cellular and satellite connectivity, Blackline provides a lifeline to tens of thousands of people, having reported over 225 billion data-points and initiated over seven million emergency alerts. For more information, visit BlacklineSafety.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

 

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Blackline Safety is a technology leader driving innovation in the industrial workforce through IoT (Internet of Things). With connected safety devices and predictive analytics, Blackline enables companies to drive towards zero safety incidents and improved operational performance. Blackline provides wearable devices, personal and area gas monitoring, cloud-connected software and data analytics to meet demanding safety challenges and enhance overall productivity for organizations with coverage in more than 100 countries. Armed with cellular and satellite connectivity, Blackline provides a lifeline to tens of thousands of people, having reported over 200 billion data-points and initiated over seven million emergency alerts. For more information, visit BlacklineSafety.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.