The Sustainability Highlights summarizes the Bonneville Power Administration’s sustainability performance throughout fiscal year 2021.
BPA maintained its commitment to sustainability by tracking environmental impact metrics, promoting eco-friendly policies and introducing resource-efficient practices, even in a pandemic.
The Bonneville Power Administration’s Sustainability Office released the latest edition of Sustainability Highlights, an annual short-format document summarizing the agency’s sustainability performance throughout the year. The third edition of the publication, it reflects results from fiscal year 2021.
FY 2021 sustainability metrics reflect another unprecedented year for BPA, with both the COVID-19 pandemic and extreme weather significantly impacting sustainability performance. Through it all, the Sustainability Office actively tracked metrics, promoted policies and introduced practices to better identify and reduce the agency’s environmental impacts.
Read the highlights to learn about the awards and milestones that BPA achieved throughout the year, such as the Spokane’s Clean Air Agency’s Doing Our Share for Clean Air Gold Award and the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Federal Green Challenge award for Adaptation, which honored BPA’s safe and sustainable transition to maximum telework in 2020.
In addition, the FY 21 Sustainability Highlights introduces the Sustainability Leadership Committee, a new initiative that will strategically and transparently help guide BPA’s agencywide sustainability efforts in coordination with the Sustainability Office.
Awards recognize Frank Brown and Margaret Lewis for lifetime achievement and excellence in customer service.
Bonneville Power Administration’s Utilities Management Program received a 2020 U.S. Department of Energy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Sustainability Programs.
The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy recently awarded Todd Amundson a Champions of Energy Efficiency in Industry Award in the lifetime achievement category for his significant contributions to energy efficiency.