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We believe that a sustainable energy future means creating a low-carbon transition that is just and equitable for everyone, no matter their background or circumstances. We believe our mutual success is anchored in relationships based on trust and respect, and we work hard to nurture them, encompassing inclusion and diversity, psychological safety and mental health into our conversations. We recognize the significance of, and need for, true reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. It’s only through collaboration and open communication that we can effectively navigate the challenges we each face and advance the positive social change we desire.

In 2020

$300 Million+

spent with diverse businesses through our Supplier Diversity program.

Our Empower workforce giving program helped contribute

Over $579,000

in funding to organizations that support mental health and crisis intervention.

$8.8 Million

invested to support over 600 Indigenous groups, organizations and students across North America through the TC Energy’s Scholarship, Community Legacy andEducation and Training programs.

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Partnering with Indigenous groups

SDGs:4 10 1117
To become a partner of choice for Indigenous groups.

Establish an Indigenous advisory council to provide advice to our executive leadership team and guide our reconciliation efforts.

Advisory council approach in place by Q4/2021

Implement a mandatory, corporate-wide cultural awareness training module focused on the history and cultures of Indigenous peoples of North America, to all employees and internal contractors.

Developed by Q3/2021 and initiated in 2021

Deliver tailored cultural awareness training for our Board of Directors.

Developed by Q3/2021 and initiated in 2021

Set Indigenous contracting targets to enhance participation of Indigenous businesses in the execution of our projects and operational activities.

Targets set by Q3/2021

Develop a framework to identify project equity opportunities with Indigenous groups across our footprint

Framework developed by Q4/2021

Identify and support community-led reconciliation initiatives through partnerships with Indigenous groups


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Focus on landowner relationships

SDGs:6 12 15
To maintain mutually beneficial partnerships with our landowners.

Restore disturbances to private lands resulting from construction and operation of our North American assets.

100% restoration1

1 Restoration activities are multi-year efforts with end-of-activity targets rather than annual targets. Further information is provided in our 2021 ESG Data Sheet, page XY .

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Supporting inclusion and diversity

SDGs:4 5 817
To embed a culture of inclusion across our organization and ensure the diversity of employees reflects the communities in which we live and work.

Women in leadership positions in our corporate locations2

40% by 2025

Members of visible minorities in leadership positions across our Canadian and U.S. workforce.

17% by 2025

Leaders and employees to be trained on how to recognize and mitigate unconscious bias and how to create and sustain an inclusive workforce.

100% of our leaders and employees trained by 2022

Diversity of our Board of Directors

30% women on Board

2 Calgary, Houston, Charleston and Mexico City

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Focus on mental health

SDGs:3 4
To demonstrate in words and actions the importance of mental health and psychological safety.

Adopt voluntary psychological health and safety criteria and establish a 2021 target baseline for metrics in 2022 and beyond.

Establish baseline in 2021.

Increase mental health awareness by providing leader and employee training and other topical resources.

100% of leaders trained by end of 2022 and 100% of employees trained by end of 2023.

Commence implementation of a Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace plan.

Implement a formal plan in 2021.

Living our safety values

Meet Michael Semien, a 36-year TC Energy U.S. Measurement Corrosion Technician. He’s one of our incredible technicians who embodies our values and believes Zero is real. Michael’s story is one of countless stories of professional dedication across our footprint, showcasing how we strive to live our values. Please watch his story, and to all our essential staff who continue to work safely and with integrity, we say “thank you.”

2021 Report on Sustainability

In this report, we highlight TC Energy’s sustainability approach and recent accomplishments. It is intended for general audiences and contains links to the TC Energy website for additional information and stories. This publication is one element of our sustainability reporting. More information and data, including content that is aligned with global reporting standards, can be found in the documents listed below.

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