Xerox Canada Ltd.
Xerox Canada employees visit a bowling alley for a day of team-building  

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Xerox Canada Ltd. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2021):

  • Xerox Canada's health plan features an extended assistance plan that offers 24/7 access to health services, access to Best Doctors services, as well as a dedicated mental health practitioners benefit (to $1,000 annually)
  • Xerox Canada helps employees prepare for life after work with a defined contribution pension plan and retirement planning assistance -- retirees can also stay connected through the Xerox Canada Retiree Association
  • Along with a diversity council, Xerox Canada helps address workforce representation, employee concerns and needs through seven "caucus" groups, which include the Women's Alliance, Asians Coming Together, GALAXe Pride at Work, and the Veteran Service Members Association
Xerox Canada employees at an offsite training session  

Highlights

Industry Computer technology and services
Established in Canada 1952
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Xerox Corporation
Parent company head office Norwalk, CT, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Saint John NB, Montréal QC, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB, Québec QC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,974
Part-time employees in Canada 7
Average age of employees in Canada 48.3 years
Longest serving employee 44.8 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension, non-matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 70% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $6,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

COVID-19

Pandemic response leveraged manufacturing capabilities and in-house materials to produce approximately 140,000 gallons of hospital-grade hand sanitizer, established a partnership with Vortran Medical Technology to speed and scale production of its ventilators, piloted a virtual volunteer program to enable employees to give back to the community, offered an additional matching donation of $500 per employee as part of its regular WeCAN giving campaign (contributed more than $250,000 thus far)

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Xerox Canada Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2021):

  • With local employee-led green teams at locations across Canada, the company's Global Earth Day Team creates engaging activities during Earth Month to raise sustainability awareness for all employees
  • Xerox Canada also helps clients manage paper usage through its ConnectKey software platform (helps clients reduce the need for additional printers) and the unique Print Releaf Certification program that tracks customer paper usage -- and even calculates a paper footprint that shows the specific number of trees consumed
  • Xerox Canada launched an internal Energy Challenge 2012 back in 2003 with the initial goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 10 per cent in 10 years -- the organization managed to exceed that target and reduce emissions by 42 per cent and has since set new ambitious targets, including the current goal of reducing emissions by 25 per cent by 2025 (over the 2016 baseline)
Xerox Canada employees travelled to the organization's Palo Alto Research Centre in San Francisco  

Highlights

Industry Computer technology and services
Major Canadian hiring locations Saint John NB, Montréal QC, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB, Québec QC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,974
Part-time employees in Canada 7
Employee green team Xerox Environment and Sustainability Team, employee green teams varying by location
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability
Formal strategy/policy name Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Policy
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights The Earth Awards (international awards program to recognize individuals and teams for environmental initiatives), Canadian Sustainability at Work group (dedicated to sharing green tips, stories and resources via internal social media), Green World Alliance and the Environmental Asset Recovery Program (EARP, consumer-facing program to ensure ink cartridges and imaging supplies are returned for reuse or proper recycling), solid ink technology (produces 90% less waste versus cartridge-based systems), the ConnectKey software platform to better manage and reduce the need for additional printers, Print Releaf Certification (program to track customer paper use and calculates the paper footprint, showing the specific number of trees consumed and plants trees to offset)
Building footprint includes electric vehicle charging stations, LED retrofit lighting program in owned locations, Energy Challenge 2012 (est. 2003) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020 (emissions were cut by 28%), new target is 25% by 2025 over the 2016 baseline, with the ultimate goal of becoming carbon neutral
Extended recycling organics, e-waste, batteries
Commuter amenities walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking
Community partnerships Global Earth Day Team (creates engaging activities during Earth Month to raise sustainability awareness)

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