Social Responsibility

Ensuring the health and safety of all our employees
A whole range of actions adapted by its various business lines are deployed at all levels: training for site workers, supervisors and managers, procedures guides, tool-box meetings, analysis of accidents and near-miss accidents, et cetera.
 
Developing our staff’s skills  and promoting their fulfillment
The deployment of a forward-looking job and skill management system makes it possible to better anticipate the need for developing new skills through management training packages and in specialists’ professional skills. 
 
Improving our relationship with local communities
We participate in the social and economic life in host regions, supporting projects that help provide access to health, education and integration for underprivileged populations.
We are committed to an open dialogue with all our stakeholders — local partners, public, NGOs, local associations, et cetera— to mitigate disturbances created by our operations, working in compliance with local cultural and community practices.
 

Our best practices

During the construction of Soubre Power Station in Ivory Coast, the company was commited to : 
promote local employment by recruiting 5.000 local workers and seeks  to make a lasting positive impact promoting professional development  through  hundreds of long term employment;
-  achieve agreement with local  entreprises lto buy local materials and equipment
-  build  local markets structures, housing, schools, local hospitals, waste water treatment station

During the construction of Coca Codo Sinclair Hydropower project  in Ecuador, SINOHYDRO  provided raw materials and equipment to pave the roads for the small city Chaco. The company also provided tap water access and waste treatment station.

SINOHYRO awarded scholarships for 60 Angolan engineers to study civil engineering and hydraulic engineering at the Polytechnic University of Wuhna in China.

Sasuma dam project supported education programs in four local primary and high schools.

SINOHYDRO participated in the emergency program in the Yushu quake zone in Gansu, in China.
With Global Environment Institute (GEI), a Chinese NGO, SINOHYDRO designed corporate citizenship programs for the Nam Ngum 5 hydropower plant in Laos, including resettlement of the affected population.