Green Standards among Canada’s Top Growing Companies

 – Green Standards places No. 123 on The Globe and Mail’s brand-new ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. –

Toronto (Sept 27th, 2019) Green Standards is pleased to announce it placed No. 123 on the inaugural Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies.

Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth. Green Standards earned its spot with a three-year growth of 317%.

Launched in 2019, the Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranking program aims to celebrate entrepreneurial achievement in Canada by identifying and amplifying the success of growth-minded, independent businesses in Canada. It is a voluntary program; companies had to complete an in-depth application process in order to qualify. In total, 400 companies made the ranking this year.

The full list of 2019 winners, and accompanying editorial coverage, is published in the October issue of Report on Business magazine—out now—and online at

We created the Canada’s Top Growing Companies program because we believe there is much Report on Business readers can learn from the successes of the country’s best entrepreneurs. We’re excited to be telling their stories.

Derek DeCloet, Executive Editor at The Globe and Mail

The 400 companies on the inaugural Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranking demonstrate ambition, innovation and tremendous business acumen,” says Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. “Their contributions to the economy help to make Canada a better place, and warrant commendation.

Green Standards’ team lead the sustainable decommissions of 10 million square feet of office space annually, reducing CO2e by more than 172,000 metric tons on corporate real estate projects. Since 2009, GSL has diverted more than 56 thousand tons of furniture waste from landfill and recently surpassed $28 million worth of in-kind donations to over 5,000 non-profits and community partners across North America.   

“Our growth and success is a reflection of the shifting attitudes of clients and their commitment to social responsibility across their corporate real estate portfolios,” says Trevor Langdon, President and Executive General Manager of Green Standards. 

With more awareness of the furniture waste issue, we owe it to our clients and corporate partners for recognizing the need for environmental sustainability in their workplace and the communities in which they operate.

Trevor Langdon, President of Green Standards

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.

About The Globe and Mail

Canada's Top Growing Companies

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About Green Standards

Capturing Value In Workplace Change

Green Standards has spent the last decade developing rigorous practices and global networks that deliver optimal value from workplace decommissioning. Our enterprise program measures and maximizes ESG performance while virtually eliminating landfill waste. A partner to the world’s largest organizations, Green Standards enables the efficient and ethical redistribution of furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) during times of workplace change.

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


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