Westinghouse is committed to serving the communities where our employees live, work and do business.
Westinghouse employees participate in a broad range of community service initiatives in the communities in which they live and work. From advocacy work to serving on nonprofit boards to employee driven volunteer initiatives, Westinghouse appreciates the contributions our employees make. Additionally, Westinghouse is on a journey of reconciliation and is committed to fostering mutually beneficial working relationships with Indigenous communities and vendors.
Awards & Scholarships
Westinghouse currently supports the below two initiatives aimed to assist post-secondary students in their desired career path.
Westinghouse Canada is proud to fund the Westinghouse Electric Canada Award of Excellence, presented to a first year Welding & Fabrication Technician student at Fleming College.
Westinghouse Canada is excited to provide entry and in-course scholarships for the next five years to female students in STEM-based areas of study at Ontario Tech.
Westinghouse Electric Canada, Inc. respects the rights of all Indigenous Peoples to maintain and develop their cultures, spiritual identities, and societies, together with sustainable economic prosperity. Westinghouse is committed to building strong and lasting relationships with Indigenous Peoples that help us understand each other’s perspectives and priorities. Positive relationships with Indigenous Peoples, based on mutual respect and focused on achieving common goals, will create constructive outcomes for Indigenous communities as well as for Westinghouse.
DOWNLOAD INDIGENOUS RELATIONS POLICY
Westinghouse respectfully acknowledges that the land on which our offices are located are within the traditional and treaty territory of many Indigenous communities. By doing so, Westinghouse acknowledges:
- the deep connection that Indigenous peoples have with the land,
- that they are the original stewards and caretakers of the land,
- and that they continue to maintain the responsibility to ensure its health and integrity for generations to come.
Progressive Aboriginal Relations Program
Westinghouse Canada is on a journey of reconciliation and is a proud supporter of the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Businesses and a Committed member of the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program. The PAR program promotes four drivers for company led Indigenous reconciliation and advancement including Leadership Actions, Employment, Business Development and Community Relations.
Learn more about our Indigenous partnerships.
CONNECT WITH US
The Westinghouse Charitable Giving Program enables our company to provide financial support to communities in one or more of our strategic areas of giving. This is just one way Westinghouse fortifies its relationship with the community.
In Canada, Westinghouse supports local initiatives benefitting hospital foundations, food banks, indigenous initiatives, and more through monetary contributions and in-person participation.
Westinghouse strategic areas of giving:
- Education with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
- Environmental Sustainability
- Community Safety and Vitality
If your organization meets the criteria of one or more of our strategic areas of giving and our grant restrictions and requirements, we welcome you to contact us below with details.