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Toronto Hydro CR Report 2016

INTRODUCTION MATERIALITY AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT OUR CITY OUR OUR PEOPLE ENVIRONMENT GLOSSARY AT A GLANCE OUR CITY I TORONTO HYDRO 35 Strategic Sponsorships Toronto Hydro is committed to helping make Toronto a vibrant and healthy world-class city. Through strategic sponsorships, Toronto Hydro can make a positive and lasting impact for communities across the city. These sponsorships provide an opportunity for Toronto Hydro to be visible and accessible in the community. Toronto Hydro uses these outreach opportunities to communicate key messages including conservation, emergency preparedness and safety. Last year, Toronto Hydro invested more than $160,000 in a variety of causes that support the social, environmental and economic prosperity of Toronto, including: Industry Organizations and Associations • TREC Education – Kids World of Energy Festival • Energy Storage Association – Energy Storage in Canada • Sustainable Buildings Canada – Sustainable Built Environment • Toronto 2016 Conference of the Americas Environmental • LEAF – Backyard Tree Planting, Leslieville Tree Festival • FLAP (Fatal Light Awareness Program) • City of Toronto – Live Green Community • City of Toronto – Cavalcade of Lights • Toronto Humane Society – PAWS in the Park • Starlight Children’s Foundation – Third Annual Tea & Tiaras Sponsorship • Lakeshore Mardi Gras – Silver Sponsorship • Leslieville BIA – Wanderlust • Toronto Fire Services, City of Toronto, Toronto Community Housing, Toronto Police – Brighter Nights G4-16 Association memberships In addition to investing in the causes listed on the previous two pages, Toronto Hydro encourages employees to take an active role in recognized industry associations, government agencies, advisory groups and coalitions to help ensure that the best interests of Toronto Hydro and customers are advanced to government, consumer groups and other interested parties. The Code of Business Conduct and Whistleblower Procedure also encourages employees to contribute to communities through involvement in professional organizations. Toronto Hydro is an active and contributing member of the following associations: • Association of Electrical Utility Safety Professionals • Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals • Building Owners and Managers Association • Canadian Electricity Association • Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters • Canadian Standards Association • Canadian Solar Industry Association (Technical Committee) • Centre for Energy Advancement through Technical Innovation • Electrical Safety Authority – Utility Advisory Council • Independent Electricity System Operator Working Groups • Infrastructure Health and Safety Association Board • International Electrotechnical Commission • North Atlantic Mutual Assistance Group • Northeast Power Coordinating Council Inc. • Ontario College of Trades • Ontario Energy Network • Ontario Energy Storage Alliance • Toronto Public Utilities Coordinating Committee • Utilities Standards Forum


Toronto Hydro CR Report 2016
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