On July 20, 2023 the Maple Leaf Foods plant in Hamilton received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council.
LEED is an international certification recognizing sustainability excellence and green building leadership.
The City’s Economic Development Office identified sustainability and climate resiliency in its most recent action plan.
Randy Huffman, the company’s Chief Food Safety and Sustainability Officer, thanked the City for its support. Maple Leaf received $2.6 million as part of the City’s LEED Grant Program – providing an economic catalyst for sustainable building and land development practices.