Green Standards Among Canada’s Top Growing Companies in 2020 Report

 – Green Standards places No. 166 on The Globe and Mail’s second-annual ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. –

Toronto (Sept 25th, 2020)

For the second consecutive year, Green Standards is proud to have placed among Canada’s Top Growing Companies. With a three-year revenue growth of 279%, Green Standards has earned it’s spot as No. 166 on the 2020 rankings. 

Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranking program celebrates entrepreneurial achievement in Canada by identifying and amplifying the success of growth-minded, independent businesses. It is a voluntary program where companies complete an in-depth application process in order to qualify. In total, 400 companies made the ranking this year. 

“The stories of Canada’s Top Growing Companies are worth telling at any time, but are especially relevant in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic,” says James Cowan, Editor of Report on Business magazine. “As businesses work to rebuild the economy, their resilience and innovation make for essential reading.”

2020 Report On Business

The full list of 2020 winners, and accompanying editorial coverage, is published in the October issue of Report on Business magazine—out now—and online at

Any business leader seeking inspiration should look no further than the 400 businesses on this year’s Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies,” says Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. “Their growth helps to make Canada a better place, and we are proud to bring their stories to our readers.”

Green Standards Growth

Over the last decade, Green Standards has diverted more than 70 thousand tons of furniture waste from landfill. Most recently, GSL surpassed $31 million worth of in-kind donations to over 5,000 non-profits and community partners across North America. 

Leading the sustainable decommission of 10 million square feet of real estate each year, Green Standards has reduced CO2e by more than 172,000 metric tons on corporate real estate projects. 

2020 Report On Business

“As companies have seen a need to be more transparent and responsible with their decommission projects, we’ve seen the demand for our process grow significantly,” says Trevor Langdon, President and Executive General Manager of Green Standards. “With 22 of the Fortune 100 companies as our clients, we’ve had the pleasure of working on several of the largest corporate real estate portfolio modernizations in history, thanks in large part to our team’s passion for social impact and our growing charitable network.” 

Where conventional solutions like liquidation produce an alarming amount of waste, Green Standards generates value for businesses, local communities, and the environment – demonstrating industry innovation, leadership and commitment to social responsibility. 

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About The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is Canada’s foremost news media company, leading the national discussion and causing policy change through brave and independent journalism since 1844. With our award-winning coverage of business, politics and national affairs, The Globe and Mail newspaper reaches 5.9 million readers every week in print or digital formats, and Report on Business magazine reaches 2.1 million readers in print and digital every issue. The Globe and Mail’s investment in innovative data science means that as the world continues to change, so does The Globe. The Globe and Mail is owned by Woodbridge, the investment arm of the Thomson family.

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About Green Standards Ltd.

A Circular Economy-Inspired Office Solution

Green Standards sustainably manages the resale, recycling, and donation of office furniture and equipment across North America.

Millions of tons of office furniture and equipment are sent to landfill each year in North America. We’re here to change that. By working with forward-thinking corporations we’re able to recover usable resources and repurpose valuable products to the benefit of businesses, the environment and communities across North America.

Our sustainable decommission program has diverted 73,000+ tons of surplus furniture and equipment from landfill and donated more than $31 million worth of in-kind donations to 5,000+ non-profits across North America since inception.

The 73,000+ tons diverted equals more than 175,000 metric tons of CO2e emissions reduced with a 98.6% landfill diversion rate on more than 1,500 projects.

Media Contact: Marc Borins, 1-855-632-8036


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