OBAA Profile: Sustainability AwardNovember 14, 2016
About the Sustainability Award:
The Sustainability Award is awarded to a business that has demonstrated that being a leader in sustainability makes good business sense.
Finalist: Bruce Power
Industry: Nuclear Energy
About: Bruce Power is Canada’s first private nuclear generator, providing 30% of Ontario’s power. Bruce Power has 4,200 full-time, highly-skilled employees across the province, with over 90% of employees owning a part of the company. Bruce Power injects billions into Ontario’s economy, while producing safe energy with zero carbon emissions.
What makes Bruce Power a leader in sustainability? Bruce Power has made it their mission to ensure their processes have no significant adverse effects on the environment. This commitment to the environment has allowed them to maintain their Environment Management System Registration since 2005.
“Bruce Power is an organization that is committed to its number one value of ‘Safety First’, while also playing a positive role in the communities where it operates and delivering safe, low-cost, clean and reliable electricity to Ontario families and businesses.”
Mike Rencheck, President and CEO, Bruce Power
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Finalist: Skyline Group of Companies
Industry: Real Estate
About: Skyline is one of Canada’s fastest growing “A-Z” full-service real estate companies. We’re grounded in real estate, powered by people, and growing for the future. We build strong communities through providing safe, clean and friendly places to call home, great places to do business, and impeccable client care to our investors.
What makes Skyline a leader in sustainability: For over 10 years, Skyline has taken steps to “go green” and has made sustainability to priority in their properties and communities. Skyline has used retrofitting to make their existing processes more sustainable, but also making long-term investments in lasting green energy technology.
“At Skyline, we are committed to doing things the right way instead of the easy way. We have an incredible team and network of tenants, suppliers, investors and business partners. We are proud to provide meaningful value and care for each Ontario community of which we are a part.”
Jason Castellan, CEO, Skyline Group of Companies
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The 2016 OBAA’s are taking place on Tuesday, November 29th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.