Ontario’s top-performing electricity utilities were honoured on March 27th at the industry’s premier Awards Gala, hosted by the Electricity Distributors Association (EDA). Receiving the award for overall Performance Excellence was Veridian Connections.
The Ontario Power Generation LDC Performance Excellence Award is presented to a local electricity distribution utility member of the EDA which has distinguished itself among its peers by performance excellence in the following areas during 2016:
Occupational Health & Safety
Demonstrated by the utility’s overall approach to health & safety programming in the work environment along with an accounting of results in key areas.
Demonstrated by the utility’s attention to key operational indicators such as: reliability of service, emergency response restoration and customer service.
Demonstrated by the utility’s overall financial performance based on results achieved against the associated annual financial plan.
Retail Strategies for Conservation & Demand Management
Based on documented results of conservation and demand management programs.
Contribution to Community
Based on the extent to which specific programs are undertaken within the utility to enhance the community it serves and which involve a combination of employee volunteerism and philanthropic/sponsorship support of charitable and not-for-profit initiatives.
“This award is a testament to the hard work of our amazing employees and their strong ongoing commitment to Veridian’s business operations. The company and its customers benefited from exceptional overall performance in 2016, and we’re rightfully proud of the benefits that these efforts have brought to customers and shareholders. As one of the most efficient large utilities in Ontario, our quest to better serve our customers, provide high quality services and innovation, and seek new business opportunities is ongoing. The company is also supported by an amazing Board of Directors that supports and oversees Veridian’s excellent performance, and provides a valuable connection to its shareholder communities.”
President & CEO