Defence and ESG

Environmental, social and governance commitments that go above and beyond business as usual.

Defence and ESG

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices are increasingly important for the defence industry. Calian is actively engaged in these practices and provides value well beyond normal business operations.

Training programs

Executing training to help keep communities safe.

Military Family Doctor Network

Connecting military families to family doctors when military members relocate.

Indigenous engagement

Building partnerships with Indigenous communities and businesses.

Equitable business practices

Offering equal opportunities at all phases of the employment journey.

Research that matters

Contributing to meaningful research projects dedicated to health and safety.

Environmental practices

Providing environmental and risk assessments in communities across Canada.

Military community support

As an active member of the military community, Calian donates to and participates in related organizations and charity events.

Proudly supporting:

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Military Family Doctor Network

Over 4,200 family members connected with a family doctor since 2016

Supporting Canada’s defence industry is more than delivering solutions for customers. It means supporting the defence community and the people in it. The Calian Military Family Doctor Network (MFDN) is a partnership with the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) that connects doctors with military family members when they relocate across Canada.

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Hiring veterans and military spouses

When it is time to transition to life as a civilian, Calian values the deep expertise and perspectives that veterans bring to our solutions—especially for defence customers—and hiring veterans and military spouses is our way of supporting military families.

Empowering veterans to drive mission success

More than 100 veterans hired annually

Veterans bring their years—sometimes decades—of experience to our solutions and become an essential part of delivery. 

With technical knowledge in aerospace, electronics, cybersecurity, modelling and simulation and engineering, veterans bring a deep understanding of how defence clients use technology to achieve their mission.  

Supporting a resilient defence community

More than 130 military spouses hired since 2016

Working to hire military spouses wherever we can across Canada is an important way that we show support for military families and the defence community. Matching skillsets to opportunities, we strive to give military spouses the best opportunities possible for career success and professional growth. 

Engaging in research that matters

Calian partners with Canadian institutions and industry leaders in extensive research projects for military health and cybersecurity, fostering the next generation of defence professionals.

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Environmental practices and solutions

Committed to environmental compliance

Calian specializes in environmental safety solutions through our emergency management and environmental and nuclear teams. Our radiation and environmental protection expertise at Canadian Navy ports on both coasts helps mitigate risks to the ports, personnel and surrounding communities. 

Not only does Calian meet all community environmental regulations, but eco-friendly practices are also prioritized, including as lead-free manufacturing and continuous efforts to minimize  environmental impacts through innovative processes and materials.

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Connect with Calian on LinkedIn

Your gateway to defence innovation

Discover the forefront of defence technology and insights by following Calian on LinkedIn. Stay updated with our latest innovations in defence solutions and connect with a community of industry leaders and experts.

We move the world forward

We create, develop and manufacture innovative products, solutions and technologies to solve the worlds most complex challenges.


Social responsibility at Calian

Committed to social responsibility.

ESG—more than a buzzword.

Our vision builds on our mission, values, historical commitment to social responsibility and key competencies. It provides a framework and focus for our activities and corporate communications related to ESG (Environmental Social Governance).

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Your service inspires us.

Proudly welcoming  100+ veterans to our team every year

Their expertise enriches our solutions, and hiring military spouses is our heartfelt way of giving back to the defence community. We’re committed to being there for you, in and out of uniform.

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Relocating? We’ve got you covered.

3,700+ family members connected with family doctors

Our partnership with the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services ensures that military family members are connected with family doctors, hassle-free.

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Building a resilient defence community together.

$650,000+ in corporate giving

We are woven into the military community’s fabric, our support extending to renowned organizations and causes. We’re not just about business; we are about building a supportive and resilient defence community together.

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Engaging in research that matters.

Our contributions to significant research projects and our focus on environmental safety are unwavering. We’re front-runners in compliance with environmental laws and continually innovate to lessen our ecological footprint.

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Committed to exceeding expectations.

30+ Indigenous community engagements

With a published Indigenous engagement policy, Calian sets out the framework and guidelines for all Calian business activities while being wholly committed to meeting—even exceeding—the five per cent Indigenous participation requirement on all federal contracts.

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Global innovation for connected, safe & healthy lives

Explore Calian's four business units below.

Advanced Technologies

Stay innovative and future-ready with adaptive technological strategies.

IT & Cyber Solutions

Guard your digital assets with state-of-the-art security solutions.


Navigate healthcare with solutions that prioritize your community's well-being.


Empower your team to achieve with targeted training solutions.