Farm Mutual Re
Farm Mutual Re Canada’s first completely Canadian-owned reinsurance company. Located in Cambridge, Ontario, it formed in 1959 by Mutual Insurance Companies from across Ontario, who provide their Members with Farm, Personal and Commercial insurance products.
Involvement in Farm Mutual Re provides Members with increased capacity and allows these insurers to respond to the needs and demands of their policyholders with innovative products and services in a very cost-effective manner. In addition, group representation on government and industry organizations provides Members with a unified and powerful voice on issues affecting them. As a fully licensed reinsurer in Canada accredited by both provincial and federal government regulators, Farm Mututal Re can meet all of the reinsurance needs of its Member Companies.
Business Type: Financial and Insurance
20% GHG reduction commitment from 2008/2009 (absolute)
Emissions: Farm Mutual Re began tracking their emissions in 2009. The graph below displays their emissions data thus far.
Notable GHG Reduction and Sustainability Projects
Farm Mutual Re is committed to implementing “green” initiatives that assist in reducing their ecological footprint. They take pride in being environmentally responsible and consider the impact on the environment in all of their decisions. Their goal is to become a leader in environmental stewardship for the community and the insurance industry, demonstrated through the implementation of initiatives that enable them to reduce, reuse and recycle throughout their building. In 2013, Farm Mutual Re’s Green Team spent a great deal of time in their community garden donating beans, beets, tomatoes, squash and zucchini to the Cambridge Food Bank.
Waterloo Region Healthy Workplace Award (2017) – Platinum Class
Waterloo Region Top Employers (2017)
Waterloo Region Healthy Workplace Award (2016): Farm Mutual Re was recognized as a Platinum status workplace by the Region.
LEED Gold Level Accreditation (2012): Farm Mutual Re’s building was awarded a gold level LEED accreditation.