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Suncor is committed to being a good corporate citizen. That includes protecting the safety of our employees, building strong and healthy communities and working respectfully and constructively with our Aboriginal neighbours. social performance At the heart of Suncor’s Stakeholder Relations Policy is a commitment to collaboration, transparency and respect for all views. The policy guides us as we aim to develop long-term relationships with those affected by our business. We don’t just work here, we live here, too. That’s why Suncor is committed to enhancing the quality of life through investments. Safety Suncor considers safety our top priority. In 2002, we launched Journey to Zero, which aims to eliminate workplace injuries. As of the end of 2008, the frequency of lost-time injuries for Suncor employees and contractors had been reduced by nearly two-thirds, while the frequency of recordable injuries dropped by half. In 2008, we began implementing a new process safety management (PSM) regime that is about setting clear performance standards in all our business units, identifying potential safety gaps and developing action plans for filling those gaps. Rigorous audits (including third-party audits) are expected to result in continuous performance improvements. In July 2008, Suncor had a tragic reminder of why we must constantly renew our commitment to workplace safety. Kevin Grocutt, a 40 year-old Finning Canada employee, was fatally injured in an incident at the Millennium mine. The findings of an oil sands fatality investigation team, along with any changes Suncor may make to its operations will be shared with our employees. “Our approach to investigating this tragic incident is founded on one of the key Journey to Zero principles: ’all incidents are preventable,’” says Kirk Bailey, executive vice president, oil sands.“We are determined to learn from this incident and ensure nothing like this ever happens again.” Suncor Energy Inc. 12 social performance

Community Investment Suncor believes in giving back to the communities where we operate. In 2007 and 2008, Suncor and the Suncor Energy Foundation invested a total of $24.9 million in hundreds of charitable organizations and non-profit groups. Some highlights of community investments initiated over the past two years include: $2 million over five years to improve health programs in the Wood Buffalo region. $2.5 million for a new performing arts centre in Fort McMurray. $2 million over five years to build a gallery dedicated to teens at the new Telus World of Science centre in Calgary. $1.05 million over three years to establish a Sustainability Centre at Lambton College in Sarnia, Ontario. Community Infrastructure Suncor recognizes the infrastructure pressures oil sands development places on communities in northern Alberta. Through our participation with the Oil Sands Developers Group (OSDG), we have played a key role in making the Alberta government aware of local infrastructure needs and encouraging long-term planning and funding initiatives. Suncor is particularly active on the critical issue of developing more housing, including low-cost housing. Brenda Erskine, Suncor’s director of stakeholder and community relations, oil sands, also serves as chair of the Wood Buffalo Housing and Development Corporation and chair of the OSDG’s housing committee. Aboriginal Relations Many of Suncor’s operations are located on or near the traditional lands of Aboriginal peoples. Suncor recognizes Aboriginal peoples as the original and continuing inhabitants of the land and accepts we have mutual responsibilities and obligations toward the land. We consult closely with our Aboriginal neighbours and, where possible, we incorporate traditional environmental knowledge into our plans. Suncor is currently working on “good neighbour agreements” with the First Nations and Métis in the Wood Buffalo area to look at long-term issues of concern in their communities and how we can work together on solutions. Suncor also works with Aboriginal communities to identify business opportunities that let us tap into their skills and expertise. Since 1992, Suncor has spent more than $1 billion on goods and services from Aboriginal companies in the Wood Buffalo region—including $367 million in 2007 and 2008. But it’s not simply about cash infusions. In 2008, we entered a partnership with the Fort McKay First Nation and contributed start-up funding for a business “incubator” to promote economic development and entrepreneurship in Fort McKay. The incubator will provide small business guidance in marketing, human resources and finance. Downstream Health Concerns For years, residents of Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, have raised concerns about cancer rates in their community. Many residents attribute the cancers to contamination from a range of upstream industrial development, including oil sands operations, uranium mining and pulp mills. In February 2009, the Alberta Cancer Board released a study of a rare cancer called cholangiocarcinoma in Fort Chipewyan. The study made three key points: The incidence of rare cancers in Fort Chipewyan is within the expected range. The cancer rate overall was higher than expected. The findings are based on a small number of cases and could be due to chance, increased detection or increased risk in the community. While the study of the cancer incidence in Fort Chipewyan found levels of the rare cancer were not higher than expected, it did point to the need for a detailed, long-term analysis to understand the reasons for the higher rates. Suncor takes the issue of downstream health concerns very seriously. We are making a renewed effort to ensure the residents and other stakeholders understand what Suncor is doing to protect regional water, land and air quality and to quickly inform them of any regulatory exceedances. Suncor works on several fronts to ensure our operations have minimal impact on the quality of water in the Athabasca River. The Regional Acquatics Monitoring Program (RAMP), which began extensive monitoring of the river in 1997, has found no discernable water quality changes either upstream or downstream of oil sands operations. Our Employees Suncor strives to be an employer of choice by providing competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for professional advancement and the chance to be part of a socially responsible and ethical company. We recognize the proposed merger of Suncor and Petro- Canada will result in areas of overlap and some job losses. We are committed to dealing with all affected employees with fairness and respect. We believe that in the longer term, the proposed merger will create new and broader career opportunities within a stronger company. On the web: A question and answer with Suncor’s Brenda Erskine on meeting the infrastructure challenge; a feature on new process safety initiatives; and more details on Aboriginal and employee relations can be found in the “Supporting Social Well-Being” section. social performance 13 2009 summary report on sustainability

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