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About us

McGraw-Hill Education is committed to providing Canadians with material of the highest quality for their education, enjoyment, and professional development. Our strength and success in the marketplace is a testimony to the quality of our products and the creative and innovative means we use to introduce new resources to our customers.

We publish and distribute educational and professional materials in both print and digital formats. Our products are designed to fulfill the individual needs of customers by providing effective and innovative educational learning solutions. Product offerings include text and professional reference books, online resources, study tools, and teaching, assessment, support, and monitoring solutions.

Our Business


The School Division publishes in the areas of mathematics, science, social studies and history, literacy, business education and family studies. Teacher’s materials, on-line applications, test banks, and workbooks are produced to accompany many of these texts.

Higher Education

Higher Education publishes and distributes learning materials and solutions for use in post-secondary educational institutions in business and economics, the sciences, engineering, math, computer science, the social sciences, and humanities.


The Professional Division markets and distributes books and digital products on a wide array of subjects. McGraw-Hill, our parent company, has a broad product line which includes business, professional, medical, general interest and consumer.

Vision, Mission, Culture & Values


To be recognized as the leading Canadian publisher of educational solutions for lifelong learning and enjoyment.


At McGraw-Hill Ryerson, we will work together to:

  • Exceed our customers’ expectations, by recognizing and anticipating their needs
  • Use a systems approach in planning and communicating strategies to meet challenging company objectives and financial goals
  • Enhance McGraw-Hill Education’s image in the marketplace, by promoting creative ideas, developing partnerships and launching selected innovative products
  • Encourage a winning spirit and a positive working environment developing supportive, appreciative, and rewarding working relationships in a learning organization
  • Create a market-driven organization, technology enabled organization
  • Reward creativity, innovation, and risk taking
  • Recognize diversity by treating individuals with respect and dignity


To be the Canadian leader in developing and marketing quality information products and services to selected educational, professional, and consumer markets through innovation, teamwork, and partnerships. We will provide exceptional value to customers, growth and recognition opportunities for employees, and outstanding financial performance to our shareholders.


  • Customer focus
  • Profitability (short-term and long-term)
  • Innovation and improvement of products and systems
  • Commitment to quality
  • Employee development / lifelong learning
  • Employee recognition
  • Teamwork (collaboration and shared decision making within and between divisions)
  • Integrity, honesty, ethical behavior
  • Respect for individuals and their differences
  • High quality of work life

Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability

Corporate Responsibility

We uphold the McGraw-Hill core values of transparency, integrity and sustainability in creating shareholder value, protecting the environment, and contributing in meaningful ways to society at large in order to create a smarter, better world.

We are committed to responsible business practices that enhance the economic, social and environmental well-being of our communities where we work and live. Our business model reflects our responsibility for ensuring quality and integrity guide the provision of knowledge and important information to our Canadian customers.


McGraw-Hill Ryerson actively pursues initiatives to minimize our environmental footprint through energy efficiency, waste reduction, recycling and procurement. We are committed to sound procurement practices to ensure the sustainability of forests and other natural resources used in the production of our products.

Our Green Earth Committee, staffed entirely by volunteers, follows a mandate to make sound environmental decisions in our products, processes and physical infrastructure. We continue to make improvements in minimizing the energy we consume and the recycling programs in our operations.

A note on our paper procurement practices:

The majority of paper used by McGraw-Hill Ryerson in the manufacturing of our print product comes from chain of custody, third party certified, well-managed forests. We regularly review our paper suppliers and their compliance with environmental laws and we work with them to maximize the percentage of fiber that comes from certified, well managed forests. We give preference to suppliers who have clear policies in place regarding illegal logging and forest habitat of special concern (i.e. old growth, sensitive wildlife habitat). Wherever readily available and economically viable, we use paper products with recycled content. We communicate to our suppliers our interest in the further development of commercially viable new grades of paper that include recycled post-consumer fibers. We also encourage the efficient use and conservation of raw materials. We require a copy of the Environmental Policy of all paper companies supplying paper the McGraw-Hill Companies and conduct on-going reviews of these policies through the McGraw-Hill Companies Environmental Paper Compliance Survey. For a complete copy of our corporate Paper Procurement policy, click here.

Our Community

McGraw-Hill Ryerson partners with the United Way Durham Region to provide a cohesive and coordinated effort in reaching those people in our community who are disadvantaged. We support and applaud the United Way’s commitment to ensure that “every cent is well spent” through identifying priorities, securing funding, and assessing the effectiveness of each program. The United Way is the cornerstone of our corporate and staff gift-giving to help those in our community who are in need.

For additional Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability information, click here to visit The McGraw-Hill Companies site.