Achieving good practice in hydropower sustainability


The Hydropower Sustainability Tools define international good and best practice in sustainable hydropower development and operation and are used to assess the sustainability of projects of all sizes.

The tools have been created to help the hydropower industry maximise project benefits to society and the environment while curbing negative impacts.

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The tools are governed by the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Council, a multi-stakeholder group of representatives from internationally leading energy companies, government agencies, financial institutions and social and environmental NGOs:

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