RONA among Canada's Greenest Employers in 2024

The company is recognized for its leadership in sustainable development for a fourth consecutive year


Boucherville, Québec, April 16, 2024 – RONA inc., one of Canada’s leading home improvement retailers operating and servicing some 425 corporate and affiliated stores, has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for a fourth consecutive year. Now in its 17th year, this national competition is organized by Mediacorp—who also publishes Canada’s Top 100 Employers every year—and celebrates employers who stand out for their remarkable sustainable development initiatives and environmental awareness efforts within their organization.


“Our goal is to let our customers know that we’re doing the right things when it comes to the environment,” says Mélanie Lussier, Senior Director, Communications, Public Affairs, and Sustainable Development at RONA inc. She adds: “We’re constantly looking for new opportunities to make our practices and operations greener and more sustainable, and this recognition shows that our efforts are paying off.”


The organizations in the Greenest Employer rankings have been evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Unique initiatives and programs developed to care for the environment;
  • Measurable efforts that contribute to the reduction of the environmental footprint;
  • The participation and degree of involvement of employees in these programs, and whether they possess any unique skills that positively contribute; and
  • The extent to which these initiatives are linked to the employer’s public identity and serve to attract new employees and customers.


Having a greater, greener impact


RONA is continually working to develop and deploy new ways to have a better environmental impact retailer for DIYers and contractors in the construction and home improvement industry. The company stands out thanks to an offering of over 5,000 ECO products available in different categories and in a wide price a range to help customers reduce their environmental impact; a waste management program in its corporate stores; and procurement policies that exceed current regulations.


“In 2024, we plan to launch new initiatives that will reduce the environmental impact of our products, while continuing to consolidate our accomplishments,” says Mélanie Lussier.


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About RONA inc.

RONA inc. is one of Canada’s leading home improvement retailers headquartered in Boucherville, Québec. The RONA inc. network operates or services some 425 corporate and affiliated dealer stores under the RONA+, RONA, Réno-Dépôt, and Dick’s Lumber banners. With a long and rich history, RONA inc. supports Canadians in their home improvement and construction projects since 1939. To achieve this, the company relies on a team of 22,000 employees, to whom it strives to provide an inclusive workplace where everyone is invited to contribute. RONA inc. is one of the Montréal region Top Employers since 2021. As a result of its ongoing efforts in sustainable development, the company was also awarded the Stratégie de développement durable Mercure in 2022 and is recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. To learn more about the company, visit the website

About Mediacorp Canada Inc.

Founded in 1992, Mediacorp Canada Inc. is the nation’s largest publisher of employment periodicals. Since 1999, the Toronto-based publisher has managed the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project, which includes 18 regional and special-interest editorial competitions that reach over millions of Canadians annually through a variety of magazine and newspaper partners, including The Globe and Mail. Mediacorp also manages, one of the largest job search engines in Canada. They reach over two millions of job seekers annually and features editorial reviews from the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project.