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Toronto Hydro 2012 CR Report

INTRODUCTION OUR SERVICES OUR WORKFORCE OUR ENVIRONMENTal INITIATIVES OUR COMMUNITY OUTREACH OUR ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE OUR GOVERNANCE, COMPLIANCE AND BUSINESS CONDUCT Non-Government, Not-for-Profit and Community Organizations We work with non-government, not-for-profit, and community organizations to help raise awareness about energy conservation, and to help strengthen the communities we serve. In 2012, we supported the following organizations: • United Way Toronto — We raised approximately $335,000 for United Way Toronto to support the disadvantaged in our community. • Greater Toronto Civic Action Alliance — We participated in energy conservation programs and workshops. • LEAF — Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests and the City of Toronto — We planted approximately 200 trees at Centennial Park. • Ontario Forestry Association’s Annual Tree Bee Competition — We sponsored this event for Toronto elementary schools. • Pollution Probe — We participated in the Clean Air Commute™ which saved approximately seven tonnes of pollutants from entering the environment. • The Learning Partnership — We hosted 85 grade nine students for the annual Take Our Kids to Work day. • Movember Canada — We organized our first ever Movember campaign at Toronto Hydro and raised over $23,000 for men’s mental health and prostate cancer. • Ontario Restaurant, Hotel, Motel Association — We promoted conservation programs to its members. • Greater Toronto Airport Alliance Partners in Project Green — We participated in this initiative to help local businesses create an internationally recognized eco-business zone around Toronto P earson Airport. • Fatal Light Awareness Program (FLAP) — We sponsored this organization to help educate Torontonians about birds that collide with towers. • Windshare Cooperative — We supported our wind turbine, a joint venture at the Exhibition Place. • Canadian Centre for Ethics & Corporate Policy through membership. • Toronto Humane Society — Launched annual Pet Safety Week to promote electrical hazards for household pets. TORONTO HYDRO 2012 corporate respnosibility report 19


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