Governance and Policies

At Enbridge, corporate governance means ensuring a comprehensive system of stewardship and accountability is in place and functioning among Directors, management and employees.

Enbridge is committed to the principles of good governance, and the company employs a variety of policies, programs and practices to manage corporate governance and ensure compliance.

A few highlights of Enbridge's approach to corporate governance:

  • A majority of Directors are independent.
  • Every employee and Director is required to certify compliance with the company's Statement on Business Conduct.
  • Directors are committed to owning shares and/or deferred stock units equivalent to three times their annual retainer.
  • The Governance Committee has a process to propose nominee Directors and assess Directors on an ongoing basis.
  • Committees of the Board and individual Directors can engage outside advisors at the company's expense.

Enbridge Inc.'s Compliance with Canadian and U.S. Governance Standards

Enbridge Inc. is compliant with governance standards in Canada and the U.S. Enbridge's corporate governance practices are consistent with all applicable Canadian and U.S. securities laws and regulatory guidelines and standards. In addition, as Enbridge's common shares are listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), Enbridge complies with the corporate governance requirements of both the NYSE and the TSX.