2021 Report

The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set in September 2015 by all United Nations Member States, are the framework and global call to action to achieve sustainable global development and a better future for all. Set to be achieved by 2030, the SDGs align with SECURE’s business, our values and ESG commitments. SECURE is focusing on the following SDGs:

3 Good Health and Well-being

3.6 By 2030, halve the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents

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Actively monitoring our MVIR and continuously setting targets and goals to improve performance will help contribute to the reduction of motor vehicle accidents.

  • Achieved goal of MVIR <2.00 in 2021 with MVIR of 1.49 with over 21.4 million kilometers driven
  • Fluid Management business segment achieved MVIR of 0 in 2021

9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

9.1 Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and transborder infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all.

9.4 By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes, with all countries taking action in accordance with their respective capabilities

 

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2021 Progress

SECURE is focused on developing and maintaining sustainable and resilient infrastructure across its network of over
100 facilities services Western Canada, North Dakota and Oklahoma. This is exemplified through:

  • Engineering excellence, safety and integrity is at the forefront of all facility design, build and maintenance. Our comprehensive asset integrity management system helps ensure we are compliant and exceed all audits.
  • In 2021, SECURE spent over $3.3 MM on asset integrity and conducted over 632 inspections to ensure our equipment and facilities continue to run reliably and safely
  • SECURE is taking steps towards the energy transformation by exploring Carbon Sequestration projects. Our operational skillset and industry experience with disposal well operations and midstream infrastructure aligns with what is required to successfully operate sequestration projects

2022 Goals

  • SECURE is looking at optimizing its treater operations to reduce natural gas consumption at its Kindersley and Fox Creek Midstream Processing Facilities
  • Developing a five-year Asset Retirement strategy
  • SECURE is continuing to explore transformation technologies

10 Reduced Inequalities

Target 10.2 By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status

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2021 Progress

SECURE remains committed to building lasting relationships with Indigenous communities through respectful engagement and providing opportunities for economic participation in support of Truth and Reconciliation. Initiatives in 2021 included:

  • Updated our supply chain best practice to incorporate a definition of Indigenous Business ownership that aligns
    with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)
  • 21 Indigenous economic partnerships across Canada
  • Spent over $10.5 MM with 89 Indigenous suppliers in 2021
  • SECURE released its Diversity and Inclusion policy in April 2021 with a target of 25% gender diversity on the Board of Directors
  • SECURE achieved and maintained this target prior to and after the merger with Tervita and associated change to the Board.
  • SECURE is committed to providing opportunities to reduce inequalities in the workplace

2022 Goals

SECURE is committed to advancing its diversity and inclusion strategy and Indigenous Engagement and Diversity and Inclusion in 2022 through the following initiatives:

  • Indigenous Awareness Training for all employees in Q1 2022
  • Begin the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Certification process through the CCAB by Q4 2022
  • SECURE is investing significant resources in 2022 to clarify and accelerate our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)
  • Launching organization wide DEI training with additional Unconscious Bias training for those in positions of leadership
  • SECURE amended its Diversity and Inclusion Policy and increased the target of women on the Board to 30%. SECURE is committed to achieving this target at or prior to the 2023 meeting of shareholders

13 Climate Action

13.1 Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries

13.3 Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning

 

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2021 Progress

SECURE has identified the risks climate change poses to the organization, its people and assets. 2021 Initiatives included:

  • SECURE is formalizing a Climate Action Plan and has set the ultimate goal of committing to achieving net-zero GHG emissions by 2050
  • Achieving this goal means actions start today with short-term targets of reducing GHG emission intensity by 15% by the end of 2024
  • In Q4 2021, SECURE launched ESG Awareness Training and ESG ID, a process for employees to share their ESG ideas with potential to action them

2022 Goals

  • Supporting Climate Policy with a robust Climate Action Plan
  • Release a TCFD Climate Report
  • Participating in Avatar Innovations with the potential to bring new transformation technologies to market
  • Integrating climate risks into enterprise risk management