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Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines

13 December 2018

The Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines on Good International Industry Practice define expected sustainability performance for the hydropower sector across a range of environmental, social, technical and governance topics.

The 26 guidelines present definitions of the processes and outcomes relating to good practice in the planning, operation and implementation of hydropower projects. As a compendium, the guidelines are a reference document for meeting the expectations of lenders, regulators, and consumers.

Download the topics individually or download the full publication at the bottom of this page. 

To learn more about the guidelines, visit the webpage