Ottawa, ON, July 4, 2016 — Calian Group Ltd. (TSX: CGY) is pleased to announce that its BTS division has achieved Gold Level certification in the Excellence, Innovation and Wellness (EIW) Standard of Excellence Canada.
The key attributes of a Gold level certification are:
• Positive achievements in meeting and exceeding strategic goals;
• An organization-wide focus on excellence, innovation and wellness issues;
• Positive results are being achieved across all drivers, across all areas/departments of the organization; and
• Widespread quantifiable improvement as a result of moving from reactive to proactive approaches and practices.
“We are extremely honoured to be recognized by Excellence Canada and we are proud to continue to support such a notable program,” said Kevin Ford, President and CEO, Calian. “The gold level certification is a tangible sign that the continuous improvement pillar of our growth strategy is progressing. This award is a clear testament to Calian’s achievements and our continued commitment to being the best Canadian company to work for, buy from, and invest in.”
Excellence Canada, previously known as the National Quality Institute, was founded in 1992 by Industry Canada. It is the only not-for-profit corporation dedicated to developing standards, certifying and recognizing organizational excellence across all sectors in Canada.
According to Excellence Canada, excellent organizations continually improve performance; they are innovative, competitive, and customer focused; they are healthy, inclusive, and sustainable; and they are economically, socially, and environmentally responsible.
Calian looks forward to attending Excellence Canada’s award celebration on Nov. 1st, 2016