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The Company ranked first among its peers within the freight transport category

MONTREAL, June 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the fifteenth consecutive year, CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) has earned a place on the Corporate Knights Best 50 Corporate Citizens list and placed first among its peers within the freight transport, all modes category.

“We are proud to be listed as one of the 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada and honoured to have received this recognition for 15 consecutive years. As a mover of the economy, our first place ranking among our peers in freight transportation stems from a long-standing commitment to integrate sustainability into our strategy and business model, setting ambitious targets, and driving for results.”

- Tracy Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer of CN.

This recognition reflects CN’s commitment to Delivering Responsibly in all areas of its business. This means moving its customers’ goods safely and efficiently, attracting, retaining and engaging top talent, helping build stronger, safer communities, while adhering to the highest governance standards.

To determine the ranking, Corporate Knights analyzed 286 large Canadian organizations against Canadian and global industry peers. Corporate Knights assessed companies’ performance using 25 key performance indicators (KPIs) covering resource management, employee management, financial management, sustainable revenue, sustainable investment and supplier performance. For more information about the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada and the full rankings, visit

About CN

CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. CN’s network connects Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the U.S. South through an 18,600-mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship.


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