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.
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.
Supporting ESG Documents
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.