As the world ’s largest hydropower development and operation enterprise and China ’s largest clean energy group, the Three Gorges Group has long attached great importance to ecological and environmental protection work, constantly exploring the path of environmental protection and development, and forming an “environment with full river basin, full life cycle, open sharing, and technological innovation”. Philosophy, established a sound environmental management system guarantee.
Institutional guarantee: The Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Group Corporation is the central management department for environmental protection (water-soil conservation) of the Group Corporation. Construction management units, hub operation units, power production units, resettlement agencies, etc. are respectively responsible for environmental protection during project construction, hub operation (water reservoir scheduling and watershed management), power production, and resettlement according to division of responsibilities or authorization, and Responsible for the coordination of the local environmental protection administrative department in charge of the business or investment to achieve full coverage and full life cycle management of environmental protection work.
Institutional protection: An environmental protection system consisting of 14 systems, dozens of implementation rules and technical standards has been established. In 2017, based on the special analysis of national environmental protection and water conservation related laws and regulations, revised 9 environmental protection management systems, formed 2 guidance opinions for overseas and equity participation, added 10 business processes, and identified 30 risk points To further improve the environmental management system of the group company. The environmental system of the Three Gorges Group passed the ISO 14001 certification. In 2018, the new version of the environmental management system was upgraded and replaced. The external audit has been completed.
Fund guarantee: During the period from 1993 to 2017, nearly 9 billion yuan was invested in environmental protection in the Three Gorges Project and hydropower development in the lower reaches of the Jinsha River.
Team protection: a team of professionals with professional quality in environmental management and environmental research has been formed.
Open mechanism: a social notification system, an environmental protection annual report system, and a regular reporting system to government departments have been established.
Scientific and technological support: The Yangtze River Rare Fish Conservation Center (Chinese Sturgeon Research Institute), Three Gorges Rare Plants Research Institute, Shanghai Survey and Design Research Institute, Hydropower Environment Research Institute and other institutions with environmental protection technology support capabilities have been formed.