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Sinohydro Sustainable Development Policy

Scope of Application

Guidelines for Sinohydro staff.


Offers specific guidance to further sustainable development.

General Key Points

Sinohydro should: 

  • Abide by host countries’ laws and regulations, the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) ISO 14001 and ISO 26000, and the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series’ (OHSAS) OHSAS 18001. 
Key Points on Stakeholder Engagement

Sinohydro should: 

  • Contribute to social development in project areas
  • Conduct overseas operations in an accountable, ethical, and fair manner. 
  • Establish an open and effective dialogue with customers, workers, subcontractors, communities, and authorities. 
  • Actively respond to complaints and/or grievances. 
  • Protect communities’ interests and workers’ health and safety (H&S)
  • Respect local culture, religions, and customs. 
  • Provide local communities with skills training, as well as equal employment and business opportunities. 
Key Points on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Sinohydro should: 

  • Limit environmental impacts.
    • Preserve biodiversity and ecosystems. 
  • Improve resource efficiency and protect the natural environment.
Applies to
Sinohydro Corporation Ltd
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