Awards & Achievements

2019

Alberta’s Top Employers

2019 Alberta top employer

Capital Power was selected as one of Alberta’s Top Employers for 2019. This award recognizes our commitment to fostering a supportive workplace that values and engages our employees. Learn more about our selection and view our news release.




Finance and Sustainability Initiative's Best Sustainability Report Award

Capital Power was awarded the Best Sustainability Report (2018 edition) in the Infrastructure category by the Finance and Sustainability Initiative for our 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report: Going Beyond. This annual competition, launched in the spring of 2013, aims to promote excellence in sustainable development reporting among Canadian companies. Targeting sustainability reports of Canadian companies that are part of the S&P/TSX Composite Index, the selection of the best report in each specific industry sectors is made by a jury of university students.

Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

Capital Power was selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019. This award recognizes our commitment to creating meaningful career opportunities that inspire and empower at any age. Learn more about our selection.

2018

For the third consecutive year, Capital Power earned a spot as one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers (2018) through the annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This designation recognizes the Alberta employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Nielsen Norman World's 10 Best-Designed Intranets Award

Capital Power was recognized by Nielsen Norman Group's Annual Global Award for the responsiveness, organization, and sustainability of its internal employee website.

Finance and Sustainability Initiative's Best Sustainability Report Award

Capital Power was awarded the Best Sustainability Report (2017 edition) in the Infrastructure category by the Finance and Sustainability Initiative for its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report: We're Moving Forward. The annual competition targets sustainability reports of Canadian companies that are part of the S&P/TSX Composite Index and are selected by a jury of university students.

2017

Capital Power has participated in CDP (formerly called the Carbon Disclosure Project) since 2011. The CDP is an international, independent, not-for-profit organization that maintains a global disclosure system to measure, disclose and share vital environmental information.

In 2017, Capital Power received a band C (Awareness) performance score. Companies at Awareness level have started to implement changes to business strategy, reducing emissions, or identifying risks and opportunities.

Corporate Knights "Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada"

For the seventh consecutive year, Corporate Knights named Capital Power to its annual list of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada.

Alberta's Top 70 Employers

For the second consecutive year, Capital Power earned a spot as one of Alberta’s Top Employers (2017) through the annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This designation recognizes the Alberta employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

North American Wind Deal of the Year  

Capital Power’s Bloom Wind project was recognized by infrastructure journal and project finance magazine, IJGlobal, as the North American Wind Deal of the Year.

 2016

Canadian Electricity Association Occupational Health and Safety Awards

Capital Power was presented with the CEA President’s Award of Excellence for Employee Safety (gold level) as well as the CEA Vice-President’s Award of Safety Excellence for Generation (bronze level) for its 2015 safety performance at its Canadian operations.

Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2016, Capital Power received a performance score of band C, which is the average score of CDP's climate change program. Capital Power was benchmarked against more than 2,200 other companies that responded to CDP’s 2016 climate change information request. The performance score of band C indicates that there is some activity on climate change with varied levels of integration of those initiatives into strategy.

North Carolina Department of Labor’s Certificate of Safety Achievement

Our Roxboro and Southport solid-fuels facilities both received first-year gold North Carolina Department of Labor awards for their outstanding safety record for their operations. The awards are presented to companies that have above-average worker safety and health programs.

Corporate Knights "Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada" 

For the sixth consecutive year, Corporate Knights named Capital Power to its list of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. Capital Power ranked 38th overall and first in the Independent Power and Renewables Category.

This accomplishment reflects our practice of full and open disclosure of key information, including the company’s impact on the environment, employees, shareholders, communities and society at large. 

Alberta's Top 70 Employers

Capital Power was recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers for 2016 thr​​ough the annual competition organized by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This designation recognizes the Alberta employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Being recognized  is an honour and reaffirms we are going in the right direction.

Corporate Contributions to the Enrichment of the Hole School of Construction and Engineering Award

In recognition of Capital Power's active involvement in the University of Alberta's Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in Strategic Construction Modeling and Delivery over the past five years, and our support of the Hole School of Construction Engineering (HSCE), Capital Power was the 2016 recipient of the Corporate Contributions to the Enrichment of the HSCE award.

Key to the City of Southport

Capital Power’s Southport operations was presented with the key to the City of Southport by Mayor Jerry Dove. Capital Power was recognized as being a good neighbour and corporate citizen for supporting such community initiatives as the extension of Rob Gandy Boulevard completed in 2015.

Past Awards

  • CEA Occupational Health and Safety Award: President’s Award of Excellence for Employee Safety (silver level) at its Canadian operations. 

  • Carbon Disclosure Project

  • National Philanthropy Day Award (nominations)
    • support of the University of Alberta's David & Joan Lynch School of Engineering Safety and Risk Management program
    • three-year Season Sponsorship of the Citadel Theatre
    • support of Edmonton Eskimos Military Appreciation Night as well as the University Hospital Foundation's Festival of Trees
    • corporate philanthropy in supporting STARS' Critical Care and Transport Medicine Academy
    • sponsorship of the University of Alberta's Festival of Ideas
    • Capital PowerED Art program at the Art Gallery of Alberta
  • Alberta Venture's Award for Alberta's Best Workplaces: Training and Development

  • Propellus Volunteer Awards:  Outstanding Employee Volunteer programs. 

  • Annual Mayor's Celebration of the Arts: Sustained Support of the Arts 

  • United Way of the Alberta Capital Region: Outstanding Campaign Committee (nominated); Employee Campaign Chair of the Year (awarded)

  • United Way "Quantum Leap" Award

  • Alberta Chamber of Resources Major Reclamation Award

 

Reviewed: January 2018