SaskEnergy 2022-23 Sustainability Report

Our sustainability path

Measures and standards: key indicators

2022-23 highlights

Looking ahead

President’s message

About SaskEnergy

Our sustainability framework

Pillar one: Environment

Pillar two: Prosperity

Pillar three: People

Support for Saskatchewan communities, charities and residents We are committed to strengthening the communities we serve and supporting the people that go above and beyond to better the lives of others or make community events a success. For more than 20 years, we have prided ourselves on being the Champion of Volunteers for numerous community- driven events throughout Saskatchewan. In 2022-23, SaskEnergy supported 641 charitable and non-profit programs and events in 267 communities across the province. Focus areas included environmental stewardship, natural gas education and safety, and Indigenous engagement initiatives. Share the Warmth grant program SaskEnergy’s Share the Warmth program provides grants to charitable organizations in Saskatchewan that offer warm clothing, shelter or food services to help individuals in need prepare for winter. Through an annual application process, organizations can receive up to $1,000 for their projects and leverage the funding in a way that works for their specific organizational needs. The Share the Warmth grant program, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2022-23, has resulted in nearly 350 grants, worth $370,000, since its inception. Investing in education and future leaders Through the SaskEnergy scholarship program, which has been in place since 1997, we’ve invested more than $2.5 million in scholarships to students studying in an array of disciplines. In addition to helping more than 1,500 Saskatchewan students complete their post-secondary education — through the University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan, First Nations University of Canada, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT), and the Gabriel Dumont Institute — this investment has played an important role in creating a skilled labour force in our province. In 2022-23, SaskEnergy began a three-year, $45,000 sponsorship agreement with SIIT in support of the college’s Pawâcikêwikamik Mobile MakerLodge, which is designed to increase exposure and access to technology for the next generation of Indigenous entrepreneurs and innovators in Saskatchewan. This initiative brings technologies, training and mentorships right into Indigenous communities throughout the province while fostering creativity, culture, language, kinship and connection.

MORE THAN 20 YEARS OF SUPPORT FOR THE SASKATCHEWAN WINTER GAMES As the Champion of Volunteers for the 50th Saskatchewan Winter Games, which took place in Regina during February 2023, SaskEnergy was honoured to support the 700 people who donated their time and energy to help make the games a success! In addition to our sponsorship of the games, SaskEnergy employees stepped up to volunteer in various capacities. Some employees assisted at the opening ceremonies and in sporting competitions, while others helped to organize a Cultural Festival featuring performances by a diverse array of singers and dancers. The festival also included a panel discussion on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action as they pertain to inclusion of Indigenous communities in sport. SaskEnergy President & CEO Mark Guillet (pictured above) launched the volunteer recruitment campaign for the games. SaskEnergy has been a sponsor of the Saskatchewan Winter and Summer Games for more than two decades, helping to develop competitive sport in our province and prepare Saskatchewan athletes to compete on the national stage. The spirit of volunteers brings people together in good will and camaraderie, which is part of the reason we are proud to be Saskatchewan’s Champion of Volunteers!

2022-23 Sustainability Report


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