407 ETR Launches Paperless Billing Campaign in Aim to Protect and Enhance Biodiversity in the GTA
The funding will help support ecologically important lands including the Happy Valley Forest and the MacMillan Nature Preserve on the Oak Ridges Moraine. Happy Valley Forest in King’s Township contains a large block of mature forest on the Oak Ridges Moraine and provides habitat for up to 30 species at risk.
“This important partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada meets critical conservation needs right in our backyard,” says Javier Tamargo, President and CEO of 407 ETR. “We strive to reduce our carbon footprint and reducing paper consumption is one of the ways we are making a difference. When customers take action to go paperless, we’ll pay for it with a donation to help protect biodiversity.
“The Conservation of the Nature of Canada is pleased to be the recipient of 407 ETR’s investment in nature, to help protect and care for from Ontario biodiversity and natural areas. NCC has many conservation initiatives within a 40 kilometer radius of the 407 ETR,” says mike hendrenRegional Vice President, Ontario Region, Nature Conservancy of Canada. “Protecting and caring for nature helps mitigate the impact of climate change and biodiversity loss, helps maintain water and air quality, and provides many benefits for our health and well-being. Nature is our ally. When nature thrives, we all thrive.”
Customers with a 407 ETR web account who switch to paperless billing or customers who create a web account during the promotion period will also be entered for a chance to win a year of free travel on the 407 ETR. For more information, visit 407etr.com/paperless.
About Nature Conservancy Canada
Nature Conservation Canada (NCC) is the nation’s unifying force for nature. We seek solutions to the twin crises of rapid biodiversity loss and climate change through permanent large-scale land conservation. As a trusted partner, we work with people, communities, businesses and government to protect and care for our most important natural areas. Since 1962, we have brought people together to conserve and restore over 15 million hectares. CNC is a registered charity. Together with nature, we build a prosperous world. To learn more, visit natureconservancy.ca/ontario.
About 407 ETR:
Highway 407 ETR is an open-access, all-electronic toll highway located in the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario, Canada. The highway stretches 108 kilometers from Burlington in the west to Pickering in the east.
407 International Inc. is the sole shareholder of 407 ETR and is owned by:
- Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) through indirectly owned subsidiaries (50.01%);
- Cintra Global SE which is a 100% subsidiary of Ferrovial SA (43.23%); and
- SNC-Lavalin (6.76%).
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