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Our operating principles

Safety, integrity, excellence, and people and citizenship – explore the values and behaviours, which guide Ontario Power Generation’s mission to be a low-cost, clean power leader in Ontario, while making positive contributions to the environment, economy and communities in which we operate.

Our values and expected behaviours are outlined in the OPG Code of Business Conduct and OPG Supplier Code of Conduct.

Our key values

Our values reflect what’s important to our organization and guide our behaviours and decision-making.

  • Fundamental to our business
  • Meet laws and requirements for a safe, healthy work environment and foster a safety culture
  • Take personal responsibility
  • Conduct our business ethically and lawfully
  • Protect information
  • Promote open and fair competition
  • Demonstrate uncompromising commitment to our Code of Business Conduct
  • Demonstrate excellence in generation, project planning, performance, and execution
  • Deliver results
  • Deliver value
  • Foster pride in employees
  • Treat everyone with dignity and respect
  • Value diversity
  • Be environmentally and socially responsible
  • Build trust and support our communities where we work, live and serve
  • Foster pride in employees
  • Treat everyone with dignity and respect
  • Value diversity
  • Be environmentally and socially responsible
  • Build trust and support our communities where we work, live and serve

Our behaviours

Striving to deliver on our mission to be Ontario’s low-cost generator, our behaviours strengthen and support our values.

Demonstrating personal accountability in delivering results. Being accountable and focusing on delivering safe and reliable electricity.

Simplifying our work practices and challenging what doesn’t make sense.

Improving efficiency, eliminating waste, maximizing our generation. We must all ensure that everything we do contributes to the safe and reliable generation of electricity.

Working together to achieve our common goal to support our mission to be a leading generator of low-cost, clean power.

Open and direct communication, truth, respect, delivering good and bad news, and addressing conflict to build relationships and deliver results.