How do you move toward a lower-carbon energy future?
Some would say it’s a multiple-choice format—with an “all-of-the-above” answer.
Today, Enbridge Inc. released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Sustainability Report, an overview of our performance on key environmental and social issues, online via the Enbridge.com website.
Significantly, this year’s report also discusses the shift we’re making toward diversification—specifically, the move toward lower-carbon energy sources—as part of our overall business strategy.
Our merger with Spectra Energy Corp, finalized in early 2017, has transformed Enbridge from what was primarily a crude oil and liquids pipeline business into a North American energy leader with an equal footing in the natural gas and liquids sectors—and a rapidly growing renewables and power generation segment, to boot.
“Enbridge is uniquely positioned to help bring new lower-carbon solutions to scale in both Canada and the U.S., while continuing to meet the demand for safe, reliable and affordable energy,” says Cynthia Hansen, Enbridge’s Executive Vice President of Utilities and Power Operations.
“This balance enables us to leverage all of our company’s assets—pipelines, wind turbines or natural gas processing plants—to support the transition to a lower-carbon economy, while keeping pace with the world’s growing energy needs,” adds Ms. Hansen.
Enbridge’s recent sustainability milestones include:
Our 2016 CSR & Sustainability Report also makes note of other key metrics pertaining to CSR and sustainability. In 2016, Enbridge:
Want to know more? The full 2016 CSR & Sustainability Report is available online at csr.enbridge.com.