Methanex in Vancouver is incredibly proud to announce a partnership with the Special Olympics British Columbia (SOBC). SOBC provides year-round, high-quality sports programs and competitions for more than 4,800 athletes ages two to 18 with intellectual disabilities (IDs) in 55 communities around the province, with the vital assistance of more than 3,900 trained, dedicated volunteers. Their vision is that sport will open hearts and minds towards people with intellectual disabilities, and create inclusive and healthy communities all across British Columbia.
According to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), half a million Canadians will miss work this week due to a mental health issue or illness and 44 per cent of workers say they have or have experienced a mental health issue or illness.
As a leader in global marine safety, Waterfront Shipping (WFS) is continually looking for innovative ways to achieve the highest standards for health, safety and environmental protection. “We always encourage a strong culture of safety onboard our vessels,” explains Jone Hognestad, President WFS, “It’s fundamental to our business and the safe and reliable delivery of products to our customers."
Methanex is committed to making a positive impact in the communities in which we live, work and play. That is why this year we have focused our teambuilding activities on volunteering in our communities. In May 2016, our Vancouver, B.C. based Corporate Development and Supply Chain teams volunteered their time with local non-profits.
In October 2015, Methanex sponsored its second annual Methanex Case Study Competition at the University of British Columbia (UBC) – a competition that helps advance business students’ understanding of real-world business issues.