WPC Sustainability Policy

Published : 07/2019

The Sustainability Policy of the Western Power Company (WPC) for the Ngonye Falls Hydroelectric Project in Zambia emphasizes WPC’s dedication to sustainable development, environmental stewardship, and ethical business practices.

Key areas covered include:

  • Environment: WPC commits to managing environmental impacts, complying with regulations, and following industry best practices.
  • Communities: WPC prioritizes community well-being, fair compensation, job opportunities, and infrastructure improvements. It establishes community trusts and ensures gender and age-sensitive impact management.
  • Employees: WPC focuses on employee health, safety, education, and equal opportunity, promptly addressing grievances.
  • Contractors and Subcontractors: WPC mandates adherence to environmental and social standards, worker safety, and respectful community engagement.
  • Engagement and Disclosure: WPC engages stakeholders transparently, provides accessible information, and reports on performance annually.
    Ethics: WPC conducts business with integrity, anti-bribery measures, and risk assessments for corruption.
  • Implementation: WPC holds individuals accountable, requiring adherence to policy objectives under potential disciplinary actions.