LAPP’s sustainability approach looks a lot like a three-legged stool, which engineers say is the most stable design for balancing upon uneven ground. LAPP’s uneven grounds are the ever-changing economic, investment, and societal environments. To manage those risks appropriately and build a strong stable Plan, we need strong strategies for all three legs of the sustainability stool.
Those legs are investments, funding, and Plan design.
The three legs of the stool are further strengthened by the braces of leadership, governance structure, and strategic planning. The strategies developed for the three legs of the stool are as follows:
A long-term strategy to opportunistically de-risk our assets.
A long-term strategy to reduce our discount rate to narrow the gap between it and bond yields.
A strategy to: