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Regardless of the pace of the energy transition, we know that a successful transition must also ensure the world’s growing population has access to safe, reliable and affordable energy to ensure healthy, prosperous communities. Just as we have a responsibility to the environment, we also have a responsibility to support and enhance society’s wellbeing. Providing essential energy is the cornerstone to delivering the vital services and resources needed to support our employees, their families and communities.

In 2020

$32.3 Million+

to communities across North America.

987 Scholarships

awarded to students in 400 unique communities across North America totaling $2.4 million.

Through both our giving programs,

$5.2 Million

was donated to support those responding to the COVID-19 pandemic to help keep our communities safe, feed vulnerable populations and elevate mental wellness.

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Strengthening community resilience

SDGs:3 4 101217
To strengthen local community, Indigenous group and employee resilience, including in recovery and moving forward from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Increase annual workforce participation in our workforce giving and volunteering program, Empower, to strengthen workforce resiliency.

55% workforce participation in 2021 and 60% workforce participation in 2022.

Maintain annual giving percentage of pre-tax profits to help strengthen local community, Indigenous group and workforce resiliency.

0.5% to 1% of pre-tax profits through 2022

Increase spending with diverse suppliers1 in Canada and the U.S.

Increase diverse annual spend of Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers in Canada and U.S. 5% year-over-year through to 2022.

1 Further details of our Diverse Supplier Program, including definitions of Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, can be found in our 2021 ESG Data Sheet, Supplier Diversity section, page 37.

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Enhancing energy sector sustainability with technology

SDGs:7 9 17
To enhance energy sector sustainability through research and development (R&D) and innovation investments.

Optimize operational and project effectiveness and efficiency through organizational, digital and technological innovations.

Achieve $115 million to $120 million in capital and operating optimization and revenue opportunities by continuously improving our processes and systems by the end of 2023.2

2 Further information about the contents of this target is provided in our 2021 ESG Data Sheet, page 35.

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Integration of sustainability

To further integrate sustainability into our strategy, management decision-making and performance tracking and assessment.

Review and integrate sustainability considerations into engineering requirements3 and operating procedures to ensure formalized consideration of sustainability in our work and operations.

In 2021, define how sustainability can be considered in engineering standards and procedures as a part of a longer-term roadmap.5

3 Engineering requirements reflects TC Energy engineering standards collection.

As a recipient of this year’s Young Women in Energy and Fluor Rising Star awards, and co-chair of Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) Calgary Chapter, Ana Villarreal Escudero’s hard work and bright ideas continue to inspire both inside the organization and out. Motivated by like-minded energy professionals committed to their field of work and eager to shape our energy future, Ana became the co-chair of the YPAC Calgary Chapter at the start of 2020 and helped YPAC created a digital adaptation of the Avatar program during COVID-19.

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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