Hydro One's Purchasing Policy and Principles
Hydro One purchases the materials and services that it uses in its work of providing power across Ontario in adherence to the following principles:
1. Financial Stewardship
2. Supplier Relationships
3. Health, Safety & Environmental and Corporate Social Responsibility
Considering responsible ways for sourcing from businesses which conduct operations in a socially responsible manner in accordance with good environmental, health, safety and corporate social responsibility practices.
4. Indigenous Procurement
Developing and maintaining relationships with First Nations & Métis peoples that demonstrate mutual respect for one another.
Encouraging the development and viability of qualified First Nations & Métis businesses and identifying contracting opportunities, conducting workshops and promotion of business networking within the First Nations & Métis communities.
Hydro One purchases a variety of materials and services across ontario, including:
Heavy duty equipment with or without operators (floats, trucks, backhoes, cranes, etc.)
Construction services and materials including aggregate, concrete, fencing, pole digging and rock drilling services
Forestry/vegetation management services
IT Software and Hardware.
If you'd like to do business with us, please visit our
Suppliers page. There, you can register as a supplier and also sign up to be in our
Indigenous Business Directory (IBD). For more information on how to use the bidding system, read
Procurement at Hydro One, A Guide for Indigenous Businesses.
As a part of the directory, your company will gain exposure to other suppliers who may wish to partner with an Indigenous business like yours. If your business is eligible under the Canadian government’s
Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) you're encouraged to also register with the
Federal Government’s National Aboriginal Business Directory (ABD).