Achieving a Just Energy Transition: A Framework for Company Action
Engage stakeholders in decision making

Key Activities

  • Disclose process(es) of identifying impacted stakeholders and engaging with them, as well as with unions or the equivalent, as part of an approach to supporting the just energy transition, including in developing a just energy transition plan.

  • Disclose information regarding the plan to engage stakeholders impacted, social impact initiatives and risks identified due to low carbon transition, and decision-making process(es).

  • Establish forums for stakeholders to voice their ideas and demands for the energy transition to integrate stakeholder feedback into new projects and decarbonization efforts.

See it in action

Open Dialogue

ACEN engages with its stakeholders actively and effectively through open dialogue and consistent collaboration. By understanding stakeholders’ needs, they identify potential risks and opportunities and how to development Environmental and Social Action Plans. ACEN consults with local government and community leaders to review the candidate sites being considered for a project.

The objective of these meetings would be to gather more information on the: location of sensitive environmental areas or areas of biodiversity concern, proximity of communities to the candidate development site, the presence of indigenous peoples, and other matters related to social conditions.

Who's measuring these actions?

We provide alignments with popular progress assessments to offer context and connection within the broader Just Transition movement.

World Benchmark Alliance

Aligned with all elements of Just Transition Indicator 2: The company demonstrates low carbon transition planning which will mitigate the social impacts of the just transition on workers, affected stakeholders and its business relationships, and demonstrates social dialogue and stakeholder engagement in the development of its just transition planning.

Just Transition Indicator 1 Metric b: Company discloses categories of stakeholders it engages with on JT and how they are identified (at a minimum including workers, unions or equivalent worker bodies & affected stakeholders).

Just Transition Indicator 1 Metric c: Company discloses steps it takes to engage with identified stakeholders as part of its approach to supporting a just transition.

[Partial alignment] Core Social Indicator 8 – Grievance mechanisms for external individuals and communities: The company has one or more channel(s)/mechanism(s) (its own, third party or shared) through which individuals and communities who may be adversely impacted by the Company can raise complaints or concerns, including in relation to human rights issues.

Climate Action 100+

Disclosure Indicator 9 – Just Transition
Sub-indicator 9.3 – Engagement:
Metric a) The company, in partnership with its workers, unions, communities and suppliers has developed a Just Transition Plan.

Disclosure Indicator 9 – Just Transition
Sub-indicator 9.4 – Action:
Metric b) The company ensures that its decarbonization efforts and new projects are developed in consultation and seek the consent of affected communities.