Sustainability at Maritime Electric

Maritime Electric is a Canadian Electricity Association Sustainable Electricity Company™. This prestigious designation involves adhering to a number of international standards for environmental management and social responsibility. We are committed to responsible environmental, social and economic practices with the goal of creating a better future for generations to come. Sustainability is an integral part of our business today and for the future.

The Sustainable Electricity Company™ designation is based on the following pillars: Human Rights, Fair Operating Practices, Consumer Issues, Community Involvement & Development, Environment, Governance, and Labour Practices.

Community

  • Creating jobs for Islanders
  • Donating to community groups and organizations who share our sustainability goal and values
  • Continuing the Trees for Life program to plant hundreds of trees each year in communities across PEI

 


Environment

  • Committing to renewable energy sources: 22-25% of electricity distributed by Maritime Electric comes from wind energy
  • Expanding the Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station network on PEI
  • Adding electric vehicles to the company fleet

 


Carbon Footprint

  • Increasing efficiency of our daily operations
  • Off-setting carbon
  • Tracking carbon footprint and reporting