Syncrude works with industry and government leaders from across Canada to provide opportunity and influence positive change for Aboriginal people. We share our experiences and lessons learned, and actively support such organizations as:
- Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business: Progressive Aboriginal Relations Program Syncrude is a long-standing member of CCAB. The Council is Canada’s leading advocate for Aboriginal business development, and has developed the Progressive Aboriginal Relations Program (PAR) to assist companies to measure progress on Aboriginal employment, business development, building capacity and enhancing relations with Aboriginal communities. Syncrude holds a Gold Level PAR distinction, and has been accredited six consecutive times.
- Indigenous Works Syncrude is a founding member and Leadership Council level supporter of this organization which advances Aboriginal participation in the Canadian workforce.
- Indspire (formerly National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation) Syncrude supports this organization which delivers programs and provides tools to assist Indigenous people in Canada to achieve their fullest potential.
- Mining Association of Canada Syncrude is a member of the Mining Association of Canada and participates in its Towards Sustainable Mining program, which sets out requirements in such areas as tailings management, biodiversity, and Aboriginal and community outreach.