Sustainability reporting and metrics

Our Corporate Sustainability Report addresses environmental, social and governance (ESG) areas of focus for the company.

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Key sustainability priorities

  • Climate

    Develop pathways in support of a net-zero future1

    • Mitigate emissions in our operations

    • Help our customers reduce their emissions

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  • Indigenous reconciliation

    Strengthen collaboration and partnerships with Indigenous communities in an effort to generate economic benefits and continue the journey of reconciliation
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  • People

    Cultivate a workplace where everyone feels included, diverse perspectives are valued and our people are empowered today and prepared for tomorrow
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  • Land and water

    Further improve environmental performance by protecting water resources and promoting biodiversity
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    Letter to stakeholders

    A message from chairman, president and chief executive officer Brad Corson.
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    Brad Corson, Chairman, President and CEO of Imperial


    • Announced plans for largest renewable diesel facility in Canada

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      Invested with Indigenous businesses since 2008

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      Operated oil sands GHGi reduction target2

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      Advancing Climate Solutions report

    • Founding partner of the Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero Alliance

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      rubber recycled from mine truck tires

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      of executives are women

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      Emergency preparedness drills

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        Achieved PAR Silver level

      • Kearl wetlands

        Imperial receives Alberta’s first-ever reclamation certificate using remote sensing technology

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        In Cold Lake freshwater use compared to 2020

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        Invested in Canadian communities

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        Innovative collaboration with E3 Lithium3

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        Piloting biofuel co-processing at Ontario refineries4

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        Surplus sites put into productive use since 2019

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          1Over the last several years, Imperial has created greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction pathways for our operated oil sands that have informed our plans and has culminated in our long-term goal to achieve net-zero emissions (scope 1 and 2) for operated oil sands by 2050.
          2GHG emissions intensity (scope 1 and 2) from Imperial’s operated oil sands. Compared with 2016 operated oil sands GHGi. Government, legal or regulatory changes could directly or indirectly delay or otherwise impact GHG emissions intensity reduction measures.
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          4More information in our Advancing Climate Solutions report.

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