Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)

ESG Overview

At AltaLink, sustainability is at the heart of our business strategy. 

Our framework includes our core business practices and values, and builds on existing programs, policies and procedures, as well as industry best practices in corporate sustainability. We are proud to share our 2021 environmental, social, and governance (ESG) report, where we highlight all of the ways we’re working to power a grid for all of us, now, and in the future. 

CLICK HERE TO READ THE 2021 ESG REPORT

It's all connected

Our transmission system is the essential link that connects homes, farms, businesses and industries to the electricity generated across Alberta. It’s this link that connects and drives our sustainability efforts at AltaLink. Our ESG approach to sustainability helps influence decisions that impact our employees, our customers and the communities in which we operate.

Here’s how we’re making sure we’re realizing our vision of being the best energy company in serving customers, while delivering sustainable energy solutions.

Environmental 

We are committed to delivering long-term sustainable solutions to our customers. We seek opportunities to avoid or minimize environmental impacts, we seek opportunities to reclaim and restore where impacts are unavoidable, and we maintain a responsible approach to resource consumption. 

Social

At the heart of AltaLink is our peopleit’s our competitive advantage. We take a holistic approach to the health and wellness of our employees and make no compromises when it comes to providing a safe work environment. Our commitment to the communities we serve comes to life through our community investment strategy, and our consultation efforts. 

Governance

We’re fair and transparent in everything we do. We are committed to being ethical, and have policies in place to ensure we operate at the highest standard for our customers. 

Supporting ESG Documents

GRI Standards 2021

Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A)

Quarterly Financial Reports

2020 Sustainability Report 

2019 Sustainability Report 

2018 Sustainability Report and Sustainability Stories

2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

2015/2016 Corporate Sustainability Report

  

Sustainable Electricity Leader

On January 10, 2014, AltaLink was honoured to be the first electricity transmission company and only the second electricity company in Canada to receive  Electricity Canada's Sustainable Electricity LeaderTM designation.

On November 13, 2019, Electricity Canada announced that AltaLink became the first Canadian utility to be re-designated as a Sustainable Electricity LeaderTM, reflecting our ongoing commitment to meeting the needs of our customers, communities and employees through sustainable business practices.

The designation was developed by the Electricity Canada for utility companies across Canada and requires utilities to commit to standards for environmental and social responsibility. In addition to the standards, companies must also pass a third-party external verification to ensure adherence to the standard.

AltaLink’s designation as a Sustainable Electricity LeaderTM is a reflection of our commitment to meeting the needs of our stakeholders, communities and employees through sustainable business practices.

 

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