CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 30, 2013) - Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) today released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, in which the Company provides details on its social, environmental and governance performance in 2012, and significant developments that took place in the first half of 2013.
"We are being challenged to achieve unprecedented levels of performance in safety and environmental protection while at the same time realizing the social and economic benefits created by new energy opportunities. We are responding in ways that are fundamentally changing the way we do business," said President and Chief Executive Officer, Al Monaco. "We are determined to be the industry leader in operational safety and reliability and we've established an Operational Risk Management (ORM) Plan to meet that objective across six key areas. The ORM plan sits alongside our strategic plan and, beginning in 2013, our progress will be independently verified."
Enbridge's 2013 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 and stakeholders including pipeline integrity, health and safety, the environment, community relations, and economic benefits.
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.
Enbridge has been included on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking for the past five years and is also included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (North America and Word indices), the Financial Times/London Stock Exchange (FTSE4Good), and the CDP Global 500 Carbon Disclosure ranking.
About Enbridge Inc.
Enbridge Inc., a Canadian Company, is a North American leader in delivering energy and has been included on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking for the past five years. 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 1,700 megawatts of renewable and alternative energy generating capacity and is expanding its interests in wind and solar energy and geothermal. 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's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol ENB. For more information, visit www.enbridge.com.