Summary of activities in 2016

The mission of Hydro-Québec is to deliver reliable electricity service throughout Québec. The company has fully embraced the concept of sustainable development and works tirelessly to meet the needs of the present while preserving the environmental heritage and energy future of generations to come.

The Sustainability Report 2016 gives an overview of Hydro-Québec's efforts to apply the principles of sustainable development in all aspects of its operations. We are especially proud of our achievements in three areas: our continued development of hydropower, which accounts for almost 100% of our output; the success of our energy efficiency programs; and our positive impact on the Québec economy.

CR Reporting Awards 2016

Hydro-Québec’s Sustainability Report 2014 was recently recognized by this global competition. The report was the 1st Runner-up in the Best Carbon Disclosure category and obtained excellent results in four other categories:

  • Credibility through assurance (4th place)
  • Relevance and Materiality (5th place)
  • Best Report (6th place)
  • Openness and Honesty (7th place)

Detailed results are available on the Web site of the awards organizer, Corporate Register.

Earlier Sustainability reports