OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Hydro Ottawa is honoured to be distinguished as one of Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada for the third consecutive year. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees.
"At Hydro Ottawa, we recognize that our employees are our greatest asset. From maintaining a healthy and safe work environment to providing ongoing development opportunities, we are committed to making Hydro Ottawa an exceptional place to work," said Bryce Conrad, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro Ottawa.
Hydro Ottawa was recognized for the strength of its culture, a proud tradition of giving back to the community and the opportunities it provides for professional and personal growth.
"The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ understand these practices are not only good for employees but also the bottom line. Companies that focus on employee engagement tend to perform better financially, attract and retain the best talent and enjoy improved customer service and client retention," said Razor Suleman, Founder and Chairman of Achievers. "These companies serve as role models for other businesses to engage their own employees and build success."
The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards panel of judges evaluated each applicant based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards & Recognition, Professional & Personal Growth, Accountability & Performance, Vision & Values and Corporate Social Responsibility.
About Hydro Ottawa
Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Hydro Ottawa) owns and operates two subsidiary companies, Hydro Ottawa Limited and Energy Ottawa Inc. Hydro Ottawa Limited is the third largest municipally owned electrical utility in Ontario serving more than 305,000 customers in the City of Ottawa and the Village of Casselman. Energy Ottawa Inc., Ottawa's largest producer of green power, generates renewable energy and provides commercial energy management services.
The Achievers mission is to Change the Way the World Works. We are accomplishing this by helping companies around the world recognize and reward positive employee behaviors on a daily basis resulting in higher employee engagement and better business results. With our award-winning technology, unmatched customer service and industry-leading expertise we have powered the world's most successful rewards and recognition programs. Check us out on the web at www.achievers.com.
SOURCE: Hydro Ottawa Limited
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