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WWF-Canada comment policy

WWF-Canada welcomes your comments

All comments will be moderated prior to being posted, however we are not responsible for the content of these comments and we reserve the right to delete or edit comments that we deem abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.
Comments will not be kept if they contain: advertisements, profanity, comments that aren’t relevant to the topic, links to websites with objectionable content, personal attacks directed at story subjects or another reader, “spammed” material that has been posted in multiple places.


Membership in Living Planet @ Work is free.

Living Planet @ Work is an online community for concerned employees who want to help green their company’s operations and engage employees on sustainability.

As a member of Living Planet @ Work, we ask that your engagement be positive, supportive and respectful. If a member is deemed to be engaging in an abusive or defamatory fashion we reserve the right to lock down access to the community for that member.

Member generated content

And we look forward to hearing from you – do you have some experiences to share? Know of an outstanding individual or business in your community that you would like to tell us about? Have an idea for a footprint reduction or employee engagement action that you’d like to see added to our list? Please make your submission to LivingPlanetAtWork@wwfcanada.org and a member of our team will be in touch.

By submitting you consent to having WWF-Canada post your idea, image or video to the the Living Planet Community website, and you acknowledge that you have the permission of the individual(s) in the photograph(s) or video(s) to submit for this purpose.

Member content will be posted subject to the approval of WWF-Canada.

Sharing content from WWF

Third-party Materials

Some of the materials and graphical elements found on the Living Planet @ Work website atwork.wwf.ca may be subject to copyrights held by other organizations.
Please do not use any text selectively in order to misrepresent WWF’s position. Legal action may be taken if this occurs.

We encourage you to use and share our content

The pdfs, the flash files, the words – they’re yours (but not the photos). All we ask is that you link back to our web site – and preferably directly to the page on which you found the original content.

Content Licensing

Permission to Reproduce

The material on this site is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.

Non-commercial Reproduction

Information on this site has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal and public non-commercial use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means, without charge or further permission from Living Planet @ Work. We ask only that:

Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
Both Living Planet @ Work and our website atwork.wwf.ca be identified as the source; and,
The reproduction is not represented as an official version of the materials reproduced, nor as having been made in affiliation with or without the endorsement of Living Planet @ Work.

IMPORTANT: All images on this site do not fall under the above. You will need special and express permission.

Commercial Reproduction

Reproduction of multiple copies of materials on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution is prohibited except with written permission from the Living Planet Community. Through the permission granting process, the Living Planet Community helps ensure individuals / organizations wishing to reproduce materials for commercial purposes have access to the most accurate, up-to-date versions. To obtain permission to reproduce materials on this site for commercial purposes, please contact:

Living Planet @ Work
c/o WWF-Canada,
245 Eglinton Ave. East
Suite 410
Toronto, ON
M4P 3J1

Tel: 1-800-26-PANDACall: 1-800-26-PANDA
Tel: 416-489-8800Call: 416-489-8800
Fax: 416-489-8055Call: 416-489-3611
Email: LivingPlanetAtWork@wwfcanada.org

Accuracy of information

All reasonable endeavours have been used to ensure the accuracy of the content of this website. However, no warranty is given to that effect, nor is any liability accepted by © 2008 WWF-Canada; © 1986 Panda symbol WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature (also known as World Wildlife Fund), for any loss or damage arising from the use of this site.

Maps on this site

The material and the geographical designations on this site do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of WWF-Canada concerning the legal status of any province, territory, or area, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Using the Panda symbol/logo

WWF’s panda symbol is a registered trademark and is subject to copyright.
It must not be used or reproduced without express permission
…but if the logo has already been incorporated by WWF in an image, banner or flash presentation, then that is OK – though you must never use such material to endorse or promote your site or products.

The letters “WWF” are also a registered trademark and must not be used to endorse or promote any products or services in any way, shape or form.

However, licensing and partnership possibilities are available… as you would have guessed… Please contact the Living Planet At Work team (LivingPlanetAtWork@wwfcanada.org) for details.

Using content for profit

If you intend to use our content in publications that are to be sold for profit, how about giving something in return? A token of your thanks can be made with a credit card on this site. We’d be much obliged.

Crediting text in print & web publications

For print any reproduction, in full or in part, must credit WWF as follows:
© [date of material] WWF-Canada (wwf.ca). Some rights reserved

For a website then all you really need do is link back to our web site and, preferably directly to the page on which you found the original text.

Page last updated: November 8, 2012. © All photos/graphics remain the copyright of WWF