The Hydropower Sustainability Alliance has been awarded the esteemed 2024 Global Award by the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA). This prestigious accolade places the Alliance among the esteemed roster of past recipients, which includes the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Arctic Council, The Danish Institute for Human Rights – International Activities, and The World Bank.

Expressing elation over this recognition, the Hydropower Sustainability Alliance highlighted the significance of the award in acknowledging its dedication to developing and implementing robust and transparent sustainability assessment tools in the hydropower sector, with the Hydropower Sustainability Standard leading the charge.

The Standard's methodology epitomizes the Alliance's dedication to fostering a hydropower landscape that seamlessly integrates environmental, social, and economic considerations. 

The award will be presented at the IAIA's 43rd annual conference, themed "Impact Assessment for a Just Transformation," scheduled to convene in Dublin, Ireland, from April 24th to 27th, 2024.

The Hydropower Sustainability Alliance expressed gratitude to the IAIA for the honour, and also said it was  grateful to partners, stakeholders, and the broader community for their support and partnership in advancing hydropower sustainability everywhere.