Nalcor Energy recognized nationally for its sustainability efforts

November 16th, 2017

November 16, 2017, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor honoured with a Canadian Electricity Association Sustainable Electricity Award in the category of Advancement of an Integrated Approach to Sustainability.

“For our employees, sustainability is about keeping each other safe, protecting the environment, investing in our communities and ensuring our workplace is diverse, inclusive and engaging.

We believe a sustainable approach to growth and operations drives performance, enhances employee relations, and builds a stronger relationship with the community.

Over the last several years, we have been working to develop a comprehensive approach to sustainability across all of our lines of business – an approach that considers a broader perspective to environment, the economy and society in general. Thank you to the Canadian Electricity Association for recognizing the work we are doing to create a sustainable energy company.

Mike Roberts, Chief Human Resources Officer
Vice President Safety, Health & Sustainability

The award recognizes a company that has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the development, implementation, and maintenance of an integrated sustainability strategy within the company; demonstrated how environmental, social and economic elements are integrated in company decision-making and how this has led to improvement in sustainability performance.

To find out more about Nalcor’s sustainability work, please see Nalcor’s 2016 Environmental Performance Report.

Background

The Sustainable Electricity Awards program promotes the high-level goals set out in the CEA Sustainable Development-Corporate Responsibility Policy and recognizes sustainability leaders in the electricity sector.

Other recipients of the 2017 Sustainable Electricity Awards include:
Saskatoon Light & Power
Leadership in External Collaboration and Partnerships

Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG)
Commitment to Continuous Performance Improvement through Projects, Programs, and Initiatives

Anthony Haines
President & CEO, Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited
Individual Leadership on Sustainability

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Media Contact:
Deanne Fisher
Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Engagement
t: 709.733.5299 c: 709.697.3418 e: deannefisher@nalcorenergy.com