Environmental Management System

We have a formal environmental management system designed to ensure continuous improvement and compliance with all applicable environmental requirements. Our management system provides:

  • Board of directors—Nuclear, Environment and Safety Committee
  • Chairman, President & CEO
  • Executive Strategy and Policy Council
  • Environmental Policy and Services Department
Risk analysis
  • Goals and performance indicators at corporate and operating levels
  • Multidisciplinary teams for developing new compliance programs
  • Environmental Audit Program
Policies and procedures
  • Corporate environmental policy
  • Formal, documented procedures
  • Regular monitoring of new, evolving regulatory activity
  • Compliance tracking system
  • Monthly performance reporting
  • Routine facility audits
Follow-up for compliance gaps
  • Tracking for corrective action and internal audit findings
Training and communication
  • New employee orientation
  • Site and topic specific employee training
  • Updates and information communicated through internal channels

Read our corporate environmental policy.

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About the Report

We published our first corporate responsibility report (formerly known as the Triple Bottom Line report) in April 2005, with the contents covering the 2004 calendar year, and we have published a similar report in each following year. Our report is based on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, the most widely used sustainability reporting framework in the world. Additionally, we incorporate the GRI's Electric Utilities Sector Supplement indicators wherever possible.

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About the Report