Meeting energy demands responsibly, today and tomorrow
Enbridge will have a dynamic presence at GLOBE 2016
GLOBE 2016 is more than a public policy debate.
By the same token, Enbridge is more than a pipeline company.
Later this week, nearly 2,000 business and government leaders from 50 countries will congregate in Vancouver for the GLOBE 2016 Conference and Innovation Expo—North America’s most influential sustainable business leadership summit, focusing on the business of mobilizing energy innovation.
Enbridge will have a dynamic presence at GLOBE 2016 from Wednesday, March 2 through Friday, March 4 through our Energy Connections presentation space, and our leaders’ participation in key discussions on climate change and corporate sustainability.
“This is a side of Enbridge that people may not know—one of Canada’s largest renewable energy companies, a leader in energy conservation, an investor in emerging energy technologies,” notes Enbridge President and CEO Al Monaco.
Given Enbridge’s diversified energy profile—which includes a burgeoning natural gas business, and an increasing appetite for renewables, in addition to our pipeline assets—we’re uniquely positioned to help society transition to a lower-carbon future, by engaging all the energy sources that will be needed for that transition.
“Global energy demand is projected to grow by 30 to 40 percent in the next 25 years, so it’s clear that we’re going to need all sources of energy supply to meet that demand,” says Mr. Monaco.
“We believe it’s a matter of balance—doing all we can for the environment, and limiting our GHG emissions, while also ensuring the energy supply that sustains our way of life.”
As we’ll be demonstrating at GLOBE 2016, Enbridge’s vision for the future is backed up by a sound business strategy and tangible actions:
- We’ve invested nearly $5 billion in renewable power over the past decade, and we plan on doubling our renewable generating capacity by 2019;
- We are a significant player in the movement of natural gas, which has great potential as a bridge fuel and a lower-carbon alternative for electricity generation;
- Through our gas utility, we’re working hard to help reduce society’s carbon footprint;
- Through our Enbridge Climate Policy, we will be integrating climate considerations into our business development and supply-chain management; and
- The financial strength of our crude oil pipeline business will allow us to continue growing our investments in lower-carbon energy infrastructure.
This week, Mr. Monaco will participate in a panel discussion on global energy development on Thursday alongside economist, researcher, author and Harvard University professor Dr. Michael Porter.
Karen Radford, Enbridge’s Executive Vice President, People, Planet and Partners, will be a panelist during Wednesday’s Women’s Networking Lunch focusing on sustainability.
And our Chief Sustainability Officer, Linda Coady, will participate in Friday’s Climate Change Risk Management discussion on business resiliency.
As public expectations change, we’re changing along with them.
Because we’re committed to meeting energy demands responsibly—today and tomorrow.