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Sustainability

As a renewable energy producer and developer, we strive to be a leader in sustainable development while managing a commercially successful business. Our renewable power assets contribute to sustainable development, and our involvement in the communities where we live and work is a true testament of the importance we place on social responsibility. Each year, we partner with communities and contribute to projects in regions where we operate and develop projects across North America.

To learn more about our Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Program, we invite you to read our most recent North American ESG brochure.

Community Support

We give back to the communities where we live and work. 

Our community support program helps more than 100 charities and organization across North America.

Our donations, sponsorships and partnerships help organizations which engage in:

  • Community services
  • Educational programs
  • Medical and health assistance

We encourage our employees to get involved in their community through our match of donation program, and by supporting their volunteering efforts.

If you would like to make a request for community support, please complete our Community Support Application Form.

Environment

We strive to protect and enhance the ecosystems and communities near our facilities. 

We value accountability, partnership and open communication and are dedicated to managing and mitigating the impacts and risks associated with our operations with an overall goal of continual improvement. 

We are committed to efficient, sustainable, and responsible use of the natural resources entrusted to us and consider the socio-economic and environmental expectations of our stakeholders.

We are actively involved with local communities, a number of regional and national environmental groups and associations to better understand the realities of the ecosystems where we operate and to reduce the environmental impact of our operations.

Ecologo Program

23 of our hydroelectric facilities in British Columbia, Ontario, Québec and Louisiana are certified as Ecologo as they meet the strict standards of the Ecologo Program.

Low Impact Hydropower Institute Certification

52 of our hydro facilities in New York State bear a LIHI certification, which recognizes the hydropower projects that have avoided or reduced their environmental impacts pursuant to the Low Impact Hydropower Institute’s criteria.

This product includes Low Impact Hydropower from facilities certified by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute (an independent non-profit organization) to have environmental impacts in key areas below levels the Institute considers acceptable for hydropower facilities. For more information about the certification, please see www.lowimpacthydro.org.