Toronto Hydro’s Anthony Haines recognized as a Responsible CEO
By Anthony Capkun
October 13, 2017 – Toronto Hydro’s president & CEO, Anthony Haines, was recognized as a Responsible CEO of the Year by Corporate Responsibility Magazine at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., last night. Congratulations!
“Our panel of past Responsible CEO winners applauded Anthony Haines for leading Toronto Hydro’s sustainability initiatives and providing material support for advances in life-saving burn care,” said Dave Armon, publisher of CR Magazine.
In addition to recognizing Haines’ for “transforming Toronto Hydro’s culture to focus on corporate social responsibility”, he was also recognized for his work with Sunnybrook’s Ross Tilley Burn Centre (Toronto Hydro has raised more than $2.6 million for the centre since 2014).
Under his leadership, Toronto Hydro was designated a Sustainable Electricity Company by the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA).
According to Toronto Hydro, this marks the first time a Canadian CEO has received this award, which is presented to high-profile CEOs who “visibly exceed standards in the areas of employee relations, environmental impact and sustainability, human rights, philanthropy and corporate responsibility practices”.
PHOTO (left to right): Anthony Haines, president and CEO of Toronto Hydro, is awarded CR Magazine’s Responsible CEO of the Year award by David Armon, CEO of the Corporate Responsibility Board. Photo courtesy CNW Group/Toronto Hydro Corp.