Sustainability

K+S Potash Canada’s sustainability practices are rooted in our global K+S Group’s sustainability goals, which were developed based on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Enriching Life:
Sustainably

K+S Potash Canada is committed to operating sustainably. Read our latest Community Report to learn more about the ways we’re making a difference in the areas of Health, Safety and Environment, Economy and Social.

Sustainability

K+S Potash Canada’s sustainability practices are rooted in our global K+S Group’s sustainability goals, which were developed based on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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Enriching Life: Sustainably

K+S Potash Canada is committed to operating sustainably. Read our latest Community Report to learn more about the ways we’re making a difference in the areas of Health, Safety and Environment, Economy and Social.
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Sustainably

K+S Potash Canada’s sustainability practices are rooted in our global K+S Group’s sustainability goals, which were developed based on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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Sustainably

K+S Potash Canada’s sustainability practices are rooted in our global K+S Group’s sustainability goals, which were developed based on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Health, Safety and Environment

Health, Safety and Environment Policy

Our policy highlights the principles and commitments that are integrated into our business and monitored to ensure performance meets or exceeds expectations from our employees, contractors, stakeholders and visitors.

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Safety

K+S Potash Canada is committed to preventing accidents, reducing work-related health risks and increasing knowledge of healthy and safe conduct in the workplace to create a safe working environment for all of our people. We are proud to participate in Safe Saskatchewan’s Mission: Zero.

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Environment

K+S Potash Canada considers the full lifecycle of our facilities, with the goal of sustainable, future oriented development, protecting local biodiversity, and proactively managing environmental outcomes. We identify and assess potential interactions of our business with people and the environment, applying appropriate mitigation measures, and actively monitoring and managing our operations at all stages.

Economy

Operations Excellence

Our Operations Excellence initiatives in production, marketing and sales, and supply chain will help K+S achieve significant improvements in efficiency and costs globally. We are working hard to optimize and standardize our processes with the rest of the global K+S team as part of the larger
One K+S project.
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Supply Chain Management

All sales and distribution of the potash produced at the Bethune mine is carried out through the K+S Group’s experienced and well-established global distribution structures. The group’s portfolio includes suppliers for the areas of production and technology, logistics, IT and general administration. They have set ambitious goals for focusing supply chains on sustainable growth and developed a specific concept for implementing this focus worldwide.

Innovation

Innovation is firmly enshrined in the corporate culture of the entire K+S Group as an important foundation of our business and strategy for meeting customer needs. Our parent company collaborates with internal and external idea providers, entrepreneurs and start-ups, allowing both early access to innovative ideas and accelerated implementation.

Community + economic Impact

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Inclusion and Diversity

K+S Potash Canada is committed to developing and maintaining a representative workforce. As part of this commitment, K+S Potash Canada currently provides the following benefits to all employees:

  • Anti-harassment and anti-discrimination standard
  • Flexible work hours (Plus+ Time)
  • Maternity, Parental and Adoption leave
  • Wellness and Resilience programs

We strive to be an inclusive employer and have focused efforts to promote employment and economic opportunities for Indigenous peoples, women, and other minorities in our industry.

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Employment

We know that our greatest strength is our employees, and it shows. We are proud to be one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers since 2014 and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers since 2018.

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Community Investment

We’re thinking differently about community investment— less about “donations,” or “sponsorships,” and more about adding purpose to everything we say and do. We want to build purposeful partnerships in the communities where we live and work.