Governance &
Policy Indicators

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The Fortis Inc. Board of Directors
reached
gender paritywith directors elected in 2021.

The sustainability indicators listed on this page are dated as of December 31, 2020 except as otherwise noted. Please use this document for comparative purposes as historical data has been updated in some instances.

2020 2019¹ 2018 2017 2016
Fortis Inc. Board of Directors
Percentage of Independent Directors 90% 83% 83% 83% 92%
Percentage of Female Directors 40% 42% 42% 33% 33%
Percentage of Directors with Disabilities (New) 0% * * * *
Percentage of Directors that are Veterans (New) 0% * * * *
Percentage of Board Directors with Sustainability Skills and Experience 50% 50% 50% * *
Percentage of Governance and Sustainability Committee Directors with Sustainability Skills and Experience 50% 57% 57% * *
Country of Residency
Percentage of Directors that reside in Canada 50% 50% * * *
Percentage of Directors that reside in U.S. 50% 50% * * *
Ethnicity²
Percentage of Directors with Caucasian Ethnicity 90% 91% * * *
Percentage of Directors with Hispanic Ethnicity 10% 9% * * *
Age
Percentage of Directors under 60 30% 25% * * *
Percentage of Directors 60-65 60% 50% * * *
Percentage of Directors 66+ 10% 25% * * *
Boards of Fortis' Operating Utilities
Percentage of Independent Directors 55% 57% * * *
Percentage of Female Directors 32% 30% 31% 28% 25%
Percentage of Directors with Disabilities (New) 0% * * * *
Percentage of Directors that are Veterans (New) 6% * * * *
Percentage of Board Directors with Sustainability Skills and Experience 68% 57% * * *
Country of Residency
Percentage of Directors that reside in Canada 50% 51% * * *
Percentage of Directors that reside in U.S. 33% 35% * * *
Percentage of Directors that reside in Turks & Caicos Islands 4% 2% * * *
Percentage of Directors that reside in Cayman Islands 10% 10% * * *
Percentage of Directors that reside in Belize 3% 2% * * *
Ethnicity²
Percentage of Directors with Caucasian Ethnicity 80% 86% * * *
Percentage of Directors with Black/African Ethnicity 13% 8% * * *
Percentage of Directors with Hispanic Ethnicity 3% 3% * * *
Percentage of Directors with Native American/Indigenous Ethnicity (New) 1% * * * *
Percentage of Directors with Asian or Pacific Islander Ethnicity (New) 1% * * * *
Percentage of Directors with two or more ethnicities 2% 3% * * *
Age
Percentage of Directors under 60 56% 52% * * *
Percentage of Directors 60-65 31% 33% * * *
Percentage of Directors 66+ 13% 15% * * *
Anti-corruption Code of Conduct Inclusion & Diversity Respectful Workplace Whistleblower Insider Trading Political Engagement Privacy
Fortis-wide policy frameworks
Policy review included in new employee orientation (New) TARGETED³ TARGETED³ TARGETED³
Policy review included in continuous employee training (New) TARGETED³ TARGETED³ TARGETED³
Notes: (New) in the table above identifies new key performance indicators added this year.
The asterisks (“*“) in the table above indicate metrics added in recent years and historical data is not available.
(1)
Metrics include Ida J. Goodreau as she served as a Board member for almost all of 2019 until she passed away in December 2019.
(2)
Represents the ethnicity of those who opted to disclose.
(3)
Policy not relevant to all employees. Policy review is included in orientation and continuous training for applicable/targeted employees.