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INTRODUCTION OUR SERVICES OUR WORKFORCE OUR ENVIRONMENTal INITIATIVES OUR COMMUNITY OUTREACH OUR ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE OUR GOVERNANCE, COMPLIANCE AND BUSINESS CONDUCT Supporting Employee Volunteerism We believe that good corporate citizenship is achieved through an engaged workforce. At Toronto Hydro, we encourage our employees to give back to the community and support social causes they are passionate about. Our Brighter Days® Matching Program continued throughout 2012 and 186 employees participated. The program benefited a range of charitable causes including children’s sports and various non-profit health associations. The Corporation matched individual employee donations made to registered charitable organizations up to a maximum of $200 annually. Assisting Low Income Customers Toronto Hydro delivers the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) developed by the Ontario Energy Board. This grant program helps families and individuals living below the poverty line with their electricity bills. In 2012, LEAP helped approximately 1,250 households with electricity bill payments. For more information, please visit torontohydro.com/leap Lending a Hand to United Way Toronto Hydro employees are strong supporters of United Way Toronto. We executed another successful campaign in 2012, raising approximately $335,000 and surpassing our goal of $300,000. Approximately 174 participants served as United Way ambassadors and volunteers, running activities, and canvassing their colleagues to support the organization. Since 2005, our employees and suppliers have generously donated approximately $1.7 million to United Way Toronto. TORONTO HYDRO 2012 corporate respnosibility report 85


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