Excellence Canada recognizes electric utility at 2012 Canada Awards for Excellence
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2012) - PowerStream was recognized for outstanding achievement by Excellence Canada, a not-for-profit, independent organization that assists private and public sector organizations implement programs of excellence, at the 2012 Canada Awards for Excellence held today at the Westin Harbour Castle.
PowerStream was named a Silver Award Recipient for Excellence, Innovation, and Wellness, an award based on Excellence Canada's Progressive Excellence Program®. The award acknowledges the company's outstanding performance, leadership and commitment to excellence in areas such as innovation, quality, leadership, customer experience, workplace wellness and a Healthy Workplace® as well as being a socially, environmentally and economically responsible corporate citizen.
The achievement is also a result of the company's efforts in attaining Level 2 of the Progressive Excellence Program, an initiative which helps organizations to develop and measure excellence. By participating in the Progressive Excellence Program, PowerStream's goal is to become a best-in-class organization through the implementation of a sustainable management framework for continuous improvement and overall business excellence that supports and aligns with the company's corporate strategy.
PowerStream is the second largest municipally-owned electricity distribution company in Ontario, providing service to more than 355,000 customers residing or owning a business in communities located immediately north of Toronto and in Central Ontario. It is jointly owned by the Cities of Barrie, Markham and Vaughan.
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