A blonde woman wearing a grey Honda backpack looks out over an ocean scene. A blonde woman wearing a grey Honda backpack looks out over an ocean scene.

Going
ever greener

Honda has been championing the environment since 1964.

Two smiling girls and a boy sit on a grassy hill with a blue sky behind them. Two smiling girls and a boy sit on a grassy hill with a blue sky behind them.

We want Blue Skies for our Children. It’s our vision that future generations experience the joy and freedom of mobility while living in a sustainable society. That’s why we strive to reduce CO2 emissions from our products and operations alike.

An illustration of a boat with an outboard motor. Making a Splash

Cleaner & quieter on the water.

Since 1964, Honda has built only four-stroke outboard motors, which are up to 90% cleaner and 50% more fuel-efficient than two-stroke engines.

An illustration of pistons in an engine. Pulling Ahead

A new era in efficient engines.

Our CVCC engine, launched in 1974, allowed us to meet strict emissions standards without the use of a catalytic converter.

An illustration of a bag with the recycling symbol. Zero to Hero

Minimizing manufacturing impact.

Our Alliston, Ontario manufacturing facility has achieved zero waste-to-landfill targets since 2007.

An illustration of a charging station. Pole Position

Setting the pace for the climate.

Honda Canada and the Honda Canada Foundation have donated more than $2 million to organizations that focus on conservation.

Charging forward

We’re speeding towards a carbon-free society. By 2030, our goal is to have electrified vehicles make up two thirds of our sales worldwide.

A close-up of a charger plugged into a vehicle.

Best of both worlds

A Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), the new Honda Clarity runs on an electric motor, gas engine or a combination of both to maximize efficiency with continued performance in mind.

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A silver Honda Insight parked in a cityscape.

Ahead of the curve

In 2000, we were the first in Canada to offer a hybrid model. Today, we’re revving up our electrified lineup with the all-new Insight hybrid as we drive forward to a cleaner future.

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Evolving the office

When building our new headquarters in Markham, our goal was to make it the most environmentally friendly building we could. With LEED® Gold Certification criteria as our compass, design decisions were made with sustainability in mind.

Features like a heat-reflective roof to help us stay cool, bio swales for natural filtration that help keep waste out of the sewer system, and irrigation techniques that collect rainwater to keep the grounds looking green keep things running efficiently.

33%

Up to 33% less energy used than typical office buildings its size

99%

Nearly all our waste diverted from landfills in 2017

89%

Up to 89% less water used than office buildings its size

Close up of a man holding two small saplings in his hands. Close up of a man holding two small saplings in his hands.

One Honda.
One Tree.

Honda and the Honda Canada Foundation are committed to a greener future. Through a partnership with Forest Recovery Canada, over 160,000 trees have been planted across the country, with more in the ground every year. Honda and the Honda Canada Foundation also supports organizations like Earth Rangers and A Greener Future in their environmental efforts. Discover all the ways Honda Canada associates pitch in to help our communities grow.

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