New charitable entity to benefit local communities in need
TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Just Energy is pleased to announce the establishment of a new charitable initiative, the Just Energy Foundation. A realization of the company's vision to establish a dedicated entity to give back to the communities it serves, the Foundation supports charities in Canada and the United States that work to enhance the lives of local residents in need. The Foundation is funded by Just Energy, a leading North American retailer of electricity, natural gas and green energy.
The mandate of the Just Energy Foundation is to support:
- Canadian/U.S. registered charities or non-profit organizations for programs that use funds within Canada or the U.S.
- Projects aligned to Just Energy's commitment to serve the communities in which it operates.
- Organizations whose mission aligns with Just Energy's overall social responsibility goals and values.
- Projects that provide direct impact to local communities.
"The Just Energy Foundation is committed to enhancing the livelihood of the communities in which we live, work and play," says Al Shulman, Foundation Executive Director and Just Energy Vice President of Marketing. "Our objective through this corporate giving initiative is to assist charitable organizations secure the resources needed to promote the well-being of underprivileged communities that we serve throughout Canada and the United States."
About Just Energy Group Inc.
Established in 1997, Just Energy (TSX:JE)(NYSE:JE) is primarily a competitive retailer of natural gas and electricity. With offices located across the United States, Canada and now the United Kingdom, Just Energy serves close to 2 million residential and commercial customers through a wide range of energy programs and home comfort services, including fixed-price or price-protected energy program contracts, the rental of water heaters, furnaces and air conditioners and the installation of solar panels. Just Energy is the parent to Amigo Energy, Commerce Energy, Green Star Energy, Hudson Energy, Hudson Energy Solar, National Home Services, Momentis, Tara Energy and Terra Grain Fuels. Visit www.justenergy.com to learn more. Also, find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
SOURCE: Just Energy Group Inc.
For further information:
Just Energy, Al Shulman, Vice President, Marketing, Tel: 905.670.4440 x74469, [email protected]
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