GME is committed to sustainable development, biodiversity, environmental conservation, proper use of natural resources and pollution prevention. By developing and operating renewable energy plants, GME significantly contributes to improving the quality of the environment by reducing the amount of greenhouse gases that would have otherwise been emitted into the atmosphere through the use of fossil fuel-based power generation technologies.
Environmental management is a key tool for ensuring that the policies and procedures that guide the group's operations are consistent with the company's sustainable business objectives. GME ensures compliance with environmental regulations in each country and with IFC Performance Standards and Equator Principles.
GME shares international concerns about climate change, and participates in efforts to reduce its global footprint by:
- Promoting the use of renewable energy,
- Seeking greater efficiency in its operations; and
- When possible, tracking greenhouse gas emissions that result from its operations.