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CN recognizes 40 customers and supply chain partners for sustainability leadership

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MONTREAL, Aug. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CN (TSX:CNR) (NYSE:CNI) today recognized 40 of its customers and supply chain partners for their sustainability practices.

The CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program celebrates companies that pledge to work to reduce their carbon emissions, increase energy efficiency and drive sustainable business practices throughout the supply chain.

"CN is proud to recognize these companies and supply chain partners and we congratulate each of them on their sustainability efforts," said Mark Lerner, vice president of marketing and business development at CN. "On behalf of our EcoConnexions partners and in collaboration with Tree Canada, we are planting 100,000 trees in 2018 in Canada and the United States honouring these sustainability leaders for the work they do in their individual businesses and across their supply chains."

The 40 partners recognized in CN's EcoConnexions program are:

  • Alcoa Corporation
  • Atlantic Container Line
  • Bunge North America
  • Bonduelle Canada
  • Cargill Inc.
  • Cascades
  • Cenovus Energy Inc.
  • Canfor
  • CMA CGM (America) LLC
  • COSCO Shipping Lines (North America)
  • Domtar Corporation
  • E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Fairmount Santrol
  • Ford Motor Company
  • GCT Canada LP
  • Hapag-Lloyd America
  • HUB Group
  • Kruger Products LP
  • Labatt Breweries of Canada
  • Loblaws Inc.
  • Maersk Line
  • MOL
  • Mondelēz International
  • Montreal Port Authority
  • NYK Line
  • OOCL USA
  • PepsiCo Canada
  • Prince Rupert Port Authority
  • Resolute Forest Products Canada
  • Suncor
  • Teck Coal
  • Tenaris Global Services USA
  • UPS
  • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
  • Verso Corporation
  • Viterra
  • Walmart Canada
  • West Fraser Timber Co.
  • Weyerhaeuser
  • Yang Ming

The EcoConnexions Partners will be recognized at a special ceremony in Vancouver on Oct. 4.

CN's EcoConnexions programs engage employees, communities and customers to help us achieve our goals of reducing emissions, conserving resources and increasing biodiversity. Through the EcoConnexions Partnership Program and our community tree planting program, From the Ground Up, CN has planted more than 1.8 million trees since 2012.

CN is a true backbone of the economy whose team of more than 25,000 railroaders transports more than C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles spanning Canada and mid-America. CN – Canadian National Railway Company, along with its operating railway subsidiaries – serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information about CN, visit the Company's website at www.cn.ca.

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