Corporate Social Responsibility

Message from our Chairman

Waratah Power’s commitment to sustainability is entrenched in our vision.

Delivery of our renewable energy projects provides positive economic, social and environmental outcomes to our shareholders, host communities and the economies of our core markets.

Our work in Asia represents a strong positive social investment through contributing to increasing penetration of electrification through distributed small-scale renewable energy projects. Access to electricity is a core social objective of the Governments of the jurisdictions within which Waratah works.

Our focus on run-of-river mini-hydropower means that our operations avoid harmful negative social and environmental externalities including inundation and pondage methane emissions.

We are proud of our continued environmental commitment with the aim of generating more than one million megawatt hours (MWh) of clean renewable energy in the year 2015. With this we would abate almost one million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2-e) in that year.

I look forward to sharing our progress with you in this regard, which is so closely aligned with the success of our business.

We operate in a dynamic environment and our people are critical to our success. Personal and professional growth is encouraged.

We constantly aim for ‘zero harm’ to our people, communities and the environment as part of our Health Safety and Sustainability strategy.

We are on track to deliver the growth and shareholder returns that are critical to our owners

The continued growth of the renewable energy industry in Australia and Asia requires decisive action on climate change policy. We continue to support public policy commitments to enhance renewable energy capacity, including their ability to provide a stable regulatory framework. This is essential for our continued investment in projects that contribute meaningfully to a low-emissions global economy.

I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the growth and continued success of Waratah Power. I look forward to working together as we continue our sustainability journey and deliver on our company’s vision.