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Our contributions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations member states created an approach to addressing the greatest global economic, social and environmental challenges facing society with the development of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (“SDGs”). Innergex is committed to conducting its business activities in a way that contributes to the SDGs. Of the 17 goals, Innergex is currently contributing to 14 of them.

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Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
3.4
  • Supporting access to preventative health care, including through medical coverage offered to employees and their families and company programs focused on health and well-being.
  • Supporting access to mental health care, including by ensuring that mental health care is included in medical coverage offered to employees and their families.
  • Promoting safe and healthy surroundings around facilities and sites, promoting active mobility and sports.

People / Employees

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Health & Safety

People / Community

  • A Good Neighbour
  • Sponsorships and Donations

Governance / Ethical Standards

  • Human Rights
WHO Global Health Observatory Indicator (Adapted)

Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
4.7
  • Including information on human rights, gender equality and sustainable development in internal policies;
  • Promoting sustainable development by demonstrating the business’ own commitment through implementing sustainability actions and by demonstrating and communicating these effectively to employees, suppliers and stakeholders.

People / Employees

  • Training and Development
  • Diversity & Equality

Governance / Ethical Standards

  • Human Rights

Governance / Policies

N/A

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
5.5 Representation of women in management positions, skilled (non-management) positions, and unskilled positions.

People / Employees

  • Diversity & Equality
UN Global Compact – Oxfam Poverty Footprint 20-1
Composition of the highest governance body and its committees. Governance / Board of Directors

  • Governance Structure

Governance / Policies

GRI Standard 102-22
Percentage of individuals within the organization’s governance bodies by gender and age group.

Governance / Board of Directors

  • Board Composition

Governance / Policies

GRI Standard 405-1
Number of female board members. Governance / Board of Directors

  • Board Composition

Governance / Policies

UNCTAD proposed core SDGs reporting indicators D.1.2
Percentage of employees per employee category by gender and age group.

People / Employees

  • Workforce Data
  • Diversity & Equality
GRI Standard 405-1

Ensure access to water and sanitation for all

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
6.3 Total number and total volume of recorded significant spills.

Planet / Biodiversity

  • Managing Waste
GRI Standard 306-3
5.56.6 Protect and restore water-related ecosystems. Planet / Land

  • Restoration
GRI Standard 306-3

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
7.2 Renewable electricity output

Prosperity / Operating Assets

  • Production Proportionate
World Bank WDI
Company’s total gross global Scope 2 emissions and energy consumption Planet / Air

  • GHG Inventory

Innergex Key Principle #1
We believe that people should have access to reliable, affordable, clean and renewable energy.

CDP 2017 Climate Change CC10.1a

Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
8.2 Direct economic value generated and distributed on an accruals basis, including the basic components for the organization’s global operations 2020 Annual Report GRI Standard 201-1
Average hours of training that the organization’s employees have undertaken during the reporting period. People / Employees

  • Training and Development
GRI Standard 404-1
8.5 Percentage of employees per employee category. People / Employees

  • Workforce Data
  • Diversity & Equality
GRI Standard 405-1
Total number of employees by employment contract (permanent and temporary). GRI Standard 102-8
Total number of employees by employment type (full-time and part-time).
Benefits which are standard for full-time employees of the organization but are not provided to temporary or part-time employees. People / Employees

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Equal Remuneration
GRI Standard 401-2
Percentage of total employees who received a regular performance and career development review during the reporting period. People / Employees

  • Training and Development
GRI Standard 404-3
Average hours of training that the organization’s employees have undertaken during the reporting period. People / Employees

  • Training and Development
GRI Standard 404-1
Percentage of individuals within the organization’s governance bodies by gender and age group. Governance / Board of Directors

  • Board Composition

Governance / Policies

GRI Standard 405-1
8.7 Human Rights. Governance / Ethical Standards

  • Human Rights

Governance / Policies

UNCTAD proposed core SDG reporting indicators C.7
8.8 Types of injury, injury rate (IR), occupational disease rate (ODR), lost day rate (LDR), absentee rate (AR), and work-related fatalities, for all employees. People / Employees

  • Rates of Injury, Occupational Disease, Lost Days and Total Number of Work-Related Fatalities

Governance / Policies

GRI Standard 403-2
Work days lost due to occupational accidents, injuries and illness. UNCTAD proposed core SDGs reporting indicators C.6
Approximate proportion of workers and smallholders who wear PPE when provided. People / Employees

  • Health & Safety

Governance / Policies

UN Global Compact-Oxfam Poverty Footprint PF- 13.2

Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
9.1 Direct economic value generated and distributed on an accruals basis, including the basic components for the organization’s global operations 2020 Annual Report GRI Standard 201-1
a. Extent of development of significant infrastructure investments and services supported;
b. Current or expected impacts on communities and local economies, including positive and negative impacts where relevant.
People / Community

  • A Good Neighbour
  • Sponsorships and Donations

People / Indigenous Communities

  • A History of Working Together

Prosperity / Sustainable Investments

Governance / Policies

GRI Standard 203-1
9.4 Environmental protection expenditure including costs of waste disposal, emissions treatment, and remediation and costs of prevention and environmental management. Planet / Biodiversity GRI G4-EN31
Greenhouse gas emissions (Scopes 1-2) per net value added. Planet / Air

  • GHG Inventory

2020 Annual Report

GRI G4-EN31
CO2 intensity.  Planet / Air

  • GHG Inventory
World Bank WDI
(adapted)
Total greenhouse gas emissions. (kt of CO2e) Planet / Air

  • GHG Inventory
World Bank WDI
(adapted)

Reduce inequality within and among countries

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
10.3 Total number of employees by employment contract (permanent and temporary). People / Employees

  • Workforce Data
  • Diversity & Equality
GRI Standard 102-8
Total number of employees by employment type (full-time and part-time).
Percentage of total employees who received a regular performance and career development review during the reporting period. People / Employees

  • Training and Development
GRI Standard 404-3
Average hours of training that the organization’s employees have undertaken during the reporting period. People / Employees

  • Training and Development
GRI Standard 404-1
10.4 Paying at a minimum a living wage, providing insurance for employees and social security. People / Employees

  • Equal Remuneration for Women and Men
  • Compensation and Benefits
N/A

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
12.4 Gross direct (Scope 1) emissions in metric tons of CO2 equivalent. Planet / Air

  • GHG Inventory

Governance / Policies

GRI Standard 305-1
Total number and total volume or recorded significant spills. Planet / Biodiversity

  • Managing Waste
GRI Standard 306-3
12.5 Environmental protection expenditure including costs of waste disposal, emissions treatment, and remediation and costs of prevention and environmental management. Planet / Land

  • Restoration

Planet / Biodiversity

Governance / Policies

GRI G4-EN31

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
13.2 Responsibly engaging in climate policy; collaborating with governments. Key Principles

Governance / Policies

N/A

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
14.3 Environmental protection expenditure including costs of waste disposal, emissions treatment, and remediation and costs of prevention and environmental management. Planet / Water

  • Fish and Wildlife Monitoring Programs

Planet / Land

  • Restoration

Governance / Policies

GRI G4-EN31
Gross direct (Scope 1) emissions in metric tons of CO2 equivalent. Planet / Air

  • GHG Inventory

Governance / Policies

GRI 305-1

Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
15.1 Total number and total volume or recorded significant spills. Planet / Biodiversity

  • Managing Waste
GRI Standard 306-3
Environmental protection expenditure including costs of waste disposal, emissions treatment, and remediation and costs of prevention and environmental management. Planet / Water

Planet / Land

  • Restoration

Governance / Policies

GRI G4-EN31
15.4
  • Understanding the social and economic value of ecosystems and their services and factoring this in when developing corporate strategies and activities;
  • Recognizing mountain ecosystems, and identifying the sites, scale, risks and impacts of operational activities, products and services on biodiversity, endangered species, waterbodies and related habitats;
  • Protecting mountain ecosystems through land remediation and rehabilitation, habitat protection and restoration, biodiversity protection in operational sites and environmental investments;
  • Integrating corporate goals and targets related to biodiversity and ecosystem services into corporate policies, risk-and-opportunity assessments and in supply chain management;
  • Taking responsibility for waste generated and harmful chemicals used in operations.
  • Assessing and preventing actual or potential negative impact on soil, wildlife, ecosystems and the food chain.
Planet / Water

  • Fish and Wildlife Monitoring Programs
  • Aquatic Life

Planet / Land

  • Restoration

Planet / Biodiversity

Governance / Policies

N/A

Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
16.3 A description of the organization’s values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior. Governance / Ethical Standards

Governance / Policies

GRI Standard 102-16
A description of internal and external mechanisms for:

  • Seeking advice about ethical and lawful behavior, and organizational integrity;
  • Reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and organizational integrity.
People / Employees

  • Health & Safety

Governance / Policies

GRI Standard 102-17
16.5 Does the company publicly state it will work against corruption in all its forms, including bribery and extortion? Governance / Ethical Standards

Governance / Policies

UN Global Compact Oxfam Poverty Footprint
Total number and percentage of governance body members that the organization’s anti-corruption policies and procedures have been communicated to. Governance / Board of Directors

  • Board Member Training
GRI Standard 205-2
Publicly stated commitment to work against corruption in all its forms, including bribery and extortion. Governance / Policies

The 10th principle Against Corruption B.1
Commitment to be in compliance with all relevant laws, including anti-corruption laws. Governance / Ethical Standards

Governance / Policies

The 10th principle Against Corruption B.2
Support by the organization’s leadership for anti-corruption. Governance / Ethical Standards

Governance / Policies

The 10th principle Against Corruption B.4
Communication and training on the anti-corruption commitment for all employees. Governance / Policies

The 10th principle Against Corruption B.5
Internal checks and balances to ensure consistency with the anti-corruption commitment. Governance / Policies

The 10th principle Against Corruption B.7
Monitoring and improvement processes. Governance / Policies

The 10th principle Against Corruption B.7
16.6 Number of board meetings and attendance rate. Governance / Board of Directors UNCTAD proposed core SDGs reporting D.1.1

 

UNCTAD proposed core SDGs reporting D.1.5

 

UNCTAD proposed core SDGs reporting D.1.4

 

GRI Standard 102-23

Compensation total and compensation per board member and executive. Management Information Circular
Existence of audit committee, number of meetings and attendance rate. Governance / Board of Directors
Whether the chair of the highest governance body is also an executive office of the organization. Management Information Circular
16.7 Board members by age. Management Information Circular UNCTAD proposed core SDGs reporting indicators D.1.3

 

GRI Standard 102-22

 

GRI Standard 102-24

 

GRI Standard 102-29

Composition of the highest governance body and its committees. Management Information Circular

Governance / Policies

Nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees. Management Information Circular

Governance / Policies

Highest governance body’s role in identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social topics and their impacts, risks, and opportunities. Management Information Circular

Governance / Policies

Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Target Disclosure Metric Innergex Performance Reference
17.7
  • Entering into transparent and accountable partnerships with governments, civil society and all other relevant actors in sustainable development;
  • Complimenting the other parties to provide the full depth of resources, expertise and technological innovation needed to achieve sustainable development;
  • Supporting joint development initiatives and/or international cooperative mechanisms and working with governmental and non-governmental partners, civil society and international organizations.
People / Community

  • A Good Neighbour

People / Indigenous Communities

Governance / Policies

Key Principles

N/A