CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 24, 2012) - Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) today released its 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, providing details on the company's non- financial sustainability performance in 2011 and significant events that took place in the first half of 2012.
"Our annual CSR reports give us an opportunity to share with our stakeholders important information about our environmental and social performance, as well as the economic benefits we provide to communities," said Al Monaco, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Enbridge takes CSR seriously and has been recognized for its CSR performance by rating organizations including the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (World and North American), the Financial Times/London Stock Exchange (FTSE4Good) and Corporate Knights (Global 100 Most Sustainable Large Corporations in the World and Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada).
"As a leader in energy delivery, CSR is the bedrock on which we're building Enbridge's long-term sustainability," Mr. Monaco continued. "It guides how we operate and grow our business - whether we're talking about our delivery of oil and refined products, distribution of natural gas to customers, or generation of electricity from renewable and alternative sources."
Enbridge's 2012 CSR Report is web-based and available on Enbridge's website at www.csr.enbridge.com. It highlights the areas that are most material to Enbridge's operations: pipeline integrity, health and safety, the environment, community relations, and the economic benefits we provide to communities. The report also includes scorecards that outline Enbridge's key economic, environmental and social objectives and results.
The report was prepared using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3.1 sustainability reporting guidelines. These guidelines are intended to serve as a generally accepted framework for reporting on an organization's economic, environmental and social performance. The GRI guidelines contain general and sector-specific content that has been agreed on by a wide range of stakeholders around the world to be generally applicable for reporting an organization's sustainability performance.
About Enbridge Inc.
Enbridge Inc. is a North American leader in delivering energy and one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. As a transporter of energy, Enbridge operates, in Canada and the U.S., the world's longest crude oil and liquids transportation system. The Company also has a significant and growing involvement in natural gas gathering, transmission and midstream businesses, and an increasing involvement in power transmission. As a distributor of energy, Enbridge owns and operates Canada's largest natural gas distribution company, and provides distribution services in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and New York State. As a generator of energy, Enbridge has interests in close to 1,000 megawatts of renewable and alternative energy generating capacity and is expanding its interests in wind and solar energy, geothermal and hybrid fuel cells. Enbridge employs more than 10,000 people, primarily in Canada and the U.S. and is ranked as one of Canada's Greenest Employers and one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2013. Enbridge is included on the 2012/2013 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and is also a constituent of the 2012/2013 FTSE4Good Index Series. Enbridge is also featured on the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. Enbridge's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol ENB. For more information, visit www.enbridge.com.