Chaglla Hydroelectric Power Plant is the first in the country to comply with the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol. Disclosed in October 2015, audit conducted by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), gives 4.2 score to entrepreneurship on a scale of 0 to 5. In addition, it demonstrated excellent social and environmental performance in 18 of the 19 topics evaluated by the IHA.
According to the report, the association highlighted the performance of the project, which "ensures a minimum of socio-environmental impacts", and the "strong commitment to sustainability."
It is also important to note that the Chaglla Hydroelectric Plant became the first in Peru to be evaluated by the "Hydroelectricity Sustainability Assessment Protocol". The audit, conducted by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), highlighted the location and engineering design, which ensure minimal socio-environmental impact, and sustainability practices that exceed the international standard, and sustainability practices that exceed the international standard, demonstrating excellent socio-environmental performance. This protocol was created by a diverse group of stakeholders, including representatives of governments, commercial and development banks, social and environmental NGOs, as well as the hydroelectric sector.