Enbridge posts 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/12 -- 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
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,
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