Environmental performance is a core value at Toronto Hydro. As Toronto's electricity distribution company, we actively contribute to the City of Toronto's climate change goals, have a strong record on environmental performance, and have been recognized as a top environmental performer, partner and leader.
Our environmental commitment
On September 30, 2021, Toronto Hydro filed a Climate Action Plan with the City of Toronto, outlining how we can help support a net-zero future for Toronto.
As part of our commitment to meeting the environmental objectives set out in our Shareholder Direction, Toronto Hydro strives to operate in an environmentally responsible manner while supporting the City’s energy, climate change and urban forestry policies, and using emerging green technologies where appropriate.
- We’re one of only nine electrical utilities in Canada to be designated as a Sustainable Electricity Company by the Canadian Electricity Association, in recognition of our sustainability performance
- We operate an Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Management System in accordance with stringent, internationally recognized standards
- We continuously monitor and assess all aspects of our environmental performance in an effort to reduce our environmental footprint and improve efficiency
- We also continue to help our customers be part of the shift to a sustainable economy by connecting renewable power and energy storage to the grid, encouraging the use of electrified transportation and offering online billing to reduce paper consumption