Maintaining Exemplary Standards

Corporate Responsibility

Code of Conduct

At Park Lawn Corporation, we hold all our employees to the highest standards of honesty, fairness and integrity. Our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics sets forth our expectations for ethical conduct, outlines how to take action if issues arise, establishes best practices for anyone acting on our behalf and includes guidelines to help employees deal appropriately with a broad range of issues like:

  • Compliance with laws, rules, and regulations (including insider trading laws).
  • Preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace.
  • Guidelines on how to ask questions and voice concerns about ethics issues.
  • Processes for reporting and handling violations of company policies and ethical standards.

Westminster Cemetery & Mausoleum – Toronto, Canada

Sustainability Efforts

We are working towards a more sustainable future for both our business and the planet. To do this, we are:

  • Performing regular emissions air modelling To track the particles of combustion released into the atmosphere and to assess our impact on the environment.
  • Exploring different carbon offset programs to protect the health of our planet.
  • Implementing energy and water conservation initiatives where feasible.
  • Piloting fuel-efficient methods of performing lawn care maintenance at certain cemeteries.
  • Replacing equipment/machinery with more energy-efficient technologies
  • Providing spoils from certain cemeteries to city contractors for use in connection with urban renewal projects.
  • Participating in a metals recycling program by collecting leftover metals post-cremation.

Workplace Safety & Development

We are committed to ensuring a safe workplace for all of our employees and place a strong focus on our performance in health and safety outcomes and process improvements. Our Health and Safety Policy, along with our periodic workplace safety training programs, sets out clear processes to reduce risks of injury and to promote a safe and healthy work environment.

We continue to place a strong emphasis on the well-being and development of our people. This focus has led to the following initiatives:

  • Established the ‘Heart of the Company’ committee which offers employees meaningful and accessible grief support and education through seminars and workshops.
    • Which offers employees meaningful and accessible grief support and education through seminars and workshops.
    • Facilitates programs for employee health and well-being.
    • Oversees a companywide assistance program for those suffering a tragic or catastrophic loss.
  • Provides confidential access to professional counseling services through our Employee Assistance Program for employees facing personal issues.
  • Offers apprenticeships and internships to individuals studying as embalmers/funeral directors through our industry educational assistance program.
  • Provides extensive Leadership and Development Training through various tools such as Arbinger Institute and The Predictive Index.