Commitments

Environment

ENGIE Energía Perú conceives its long-term performance with an environmental policy that contributes to the transition towards a carbon neutral economy. We strive to understand the interactions between our activities and the environment in order to propose more relevant responses, taking into account the impacts of climate change and striving to mitigate them. We had 0 environmental accidents in 2019.

 

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Environmental permits

In compliance with current environmental regulations, ENGIE Energía Perú manages the approval of the certification of its new investment projects; as well as the licenses for the use of fresh and desalinated water, authorizations for the reuse of waste water and discharges, adaptation to environmental quality standards, as well as any applicable environmental permit. All this is done in coordination with the competent authorities such as the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM) and the National Environmental Certification Service for Sustainable Investments (SENACE), the National Water Authority (ANA), among others as appropriate.

Environmental monitoring and surveillance

ENGIE Energía Perú complies with the periodic monitoring of its liquid effluents, receiving water bodies, gaseous emissions, air quality, meteorological parameters, soil quality, environmental noise and electromagnetic fields, in addition to the control of flora and fauna, slopes and ecological flows. The results of this monitoring are presented to the competent authorities within the deadlines established by the applicable regulations and permits and are periodically verified by the Environmental Evaluation and Control Agency (OEFA).

Management of environmental accidents and incidents

As part of the local and corporate policy, we report and treat environmental incidents and accidents that occur in the course of our activities, in order to analyze them, correct them and prevent the recurrence of the event within the framework of continuous improvement.

Environmental Management Program

It is formulated according to the legal requirements of the environmental certification of its operations and the action plans derived from the annual review of the lists of environmental aspects and impacts. Each of ENGIE Energía Perú’s operations has defined its own EMP, which includes actions to comply with applicable legal requirements, corporate commitments and annual objectives defined for its operating headquarters or project under construction.

Integrated waste management

ENGIE Energía Perú, in compliance with the General Law of Solid Waste and its Regulations, carries out the management of waste in the following stages: segregation of origin, central storage of waste, waste collection, recovery, transport and final disposal of waste.

Environmental Charter

The environmental policy and charter of the ENGIE group (formerly GDF SUEZ) are the framework for the auditing, coordination and supervision activities of ENGIE Energía Perú, which ensure the correct environmental performance of operations and projects.

Our commitments involve – through adequate environmental management – the identification, evaluation and continuous and systematic control of environmental aspects and impacts in order to prevent possible environmental pollution caused by emissions, effluents and solid waste as a result of our activities.

Training, awareness and competence

The commitment of ENGIE Energia Peru’s employees is important to achieve the expected positive impact. During 2016 the following training courses were developed:

  • General induction to the environment.
  • Lectures on the tools of environmental management, waste management, reporting of environmental incidents, rational use of natural resources, etc.
  • Training according to the position or need.
  • Training for local environmental managers of the headquarters and projects.
  • Emergency drills and training of brigadistas.