METSCO Signs the EHRC Leadership Accord on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

September 28, 2022


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METSCO Energy Solutions (METSCO) and Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) have formed a partnership for both organizations to actively support the field of human resources in Canada's electricity industry and to foster collaboration. METSCO recently signed the EHRC Leadership Accord on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (the Accord) – a public commitment by employers, unions, educators, associations, and governments to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout their work. 

Through recruitment, retention, policy and governance practices, and training and development, METSCO is committed to improving opportunities under-represented groups in our company and ensuring they are fully supported with equal opportunities to grow and develop to their full potential.

“We are proud to partner with EHRC on our journey to the peaks of excellence”, says Thor Hjartarson, CEO, METSCO. “We will only get there with diverse and strong employees who feel valued and take pride in their work. This must be shown as transparent directly from our leadership. I am committed to make that happen”

"EHRC would like to offer their congratulations to METSCO and their leadership, for making this public commitment to prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion in their organization", says Michelle Branigan, CEO, EHRC. "EHRC’s Leadership Accord supports building a skilled and talented workforce representative of Canada's demographic. And among some of the proven benefits are a workforce that is engaged, creative and innovative. We look forward to supporting your journey."


METSCO was founded in 2006 with a goal of advancing energy asset management as an independent and multidimensional discipline to reshape long-term sustainability.

We are power sector engineers and management consultants joined in our belief that utility, C&I and ESCO companies can be both technologically robust and affordable for their customers – today and into the future. We approach every project with a unique blend of engineering, economics, and management science tools appropriate in each context, delivering new age insights grounded in old school expertise. We work in lockstep with our clients to build value together in a holistic manner, from both an organizational view, all the way to everyday operations.

ABOUT EHRC (Electricity Human Resources Canada)

EHRC has completed a series of successful collaboration projects with the provincial and federal governments, including provincial labour market research, succession planning to build sector resilience, toolkit learning resources to increase inclusiveness and diversity, and best practices sharing for best results. 

EHRC (Electricity Human Resources Canada) is Canada’s most trusted source of objective human resources information and tools to help the Canadian electricity industry match workforce supply and demand. Canada’s electricity industry is comprised of the organizations that lead the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. EHRC is a not-for-profit organization helping to keep the lights on in Canada by enabling a world-class workforce for the entire electricity industry.

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