The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol is a tool that promotes and guides more sustainable hydropower projects. It provides a common language that allows governments, civil society, financial institutions and the hydropower sector to talk about and evaluate sustainability issues. The Protocol offers a way to assess the performance of a hydropower project across more than 20 sustainability topics. Assessments are based on objective evidence and the results are presented in a standardised way, making it easy to see how existing facilities are performing and how well new projects are being developed.
The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol is now widely used by leading hydropower operators, developers, banks and NGOs.
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