Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Mandate

The Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee is to assist the Board in its oversight of Finning's safety and health, environmental and social responsibility policies and programs and monitor its performance against those policies and programs.

The Committee encourages, assists and counsels management in its drive towards attaining and maintaining world-class safety, health and environmental performance and sustainability. The Committee, through oversight of management’s procedures and policies, ensures management builds compliance into the corporation’s business processes and activities in order to meet or exceed applicable legal obligations. The committee supports management in achieving the goals of eliminating work-related injuries and occupational illnesses and reducing our impact on the environment.

Community investment is also a focus of this Committee, as well as any matter affecting Finning’s sustainable development in the Committee’s areas of oversight responsibility. The committee is also involved in providing strategic input, monitoring risks and reviewing action plans in all these areas.

Committee Membership

Name Independent
Jacynthe Côté, Chair Yes
Vicki L. Avril Yes
Mary Lou Kelley Yes
Christopher W. Patterson Yes
Edward R. Seraphim Yes
L. Scott Thomson No

The Committee must be comprised of at least three directors, two of whom must be independent and one of whom must be the CEO.

Meetings

The Committee met four times during 2020, with 100% attendance at all four meetings. At each Committee meeting the independent directors held sessions without management present.