Centrica champions on climate change disclosure

Centrica champions on climate change disclosure

(PRESS RELEASE) WINDSOR, UK, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational energy and services Centrica proves itself once again to be the world leader for strategic action on climate change, said by CDP Worldwide.

Based on the climate change report in 2019 by the CDP, Centrica has been listed to the ‘A List’ for their action and disclosure on climate change. Centrica has been included as one of the 10 companies in their sector that attained the highest standard.

CDP Worldwide is a UK-based Non-Government Organization is a widely-known for its environmental disclosure and scoring process as the measure of corporate environmental transparency.

Yearly, the CDP is publishing the ‘Climate Change A List’ with the A List for Leadership on protecting forests and water security.

In 2019, Centrica has set its goals in countering climate change by 2030 by reducing emissions by 25 percent, by direct (3 percent) and indirect action (baseline 2015).

Centrica also dedicates itself by delivering 7GW of flexible, distributed and low carbon technologies as well as provide system access and optimisation services.

Lasty, Centrica commits on demonstrating progress with Paris goals that will develop a path to net zero by 2050.

“Achieving this premier A rating is testament to our continued focus on tackling climate change. It recognises the progress we have made to help customers cut their emissions, as well as transforming the way we operate as a business to reduce ours. Our result gives confidence to investors and other key stakeholders that we are working towards net zero in 2050 and meeting our own targets.” Jim Rushen, Head of Environment, Centrica.

“Over the last five years Centrica has been repositioning itself back towards the customer, and making a difference in the energy transition and in tackling climate change. Our stated purpose today is to satisfy the changing needs of our customers, enabling the transition to a lower carbon future. There is a huge amount still to do, but the skills and capabilities we have developed are increasingly in tune with the energy future we all need to deliver.” Iain Conn, Centrica Group Chief Executive.

The entire list of companies joining this year’s CDP Climate Change A List is accessible here, along with other publicly available business rankings.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Alan Mclaughlin
External Communications Director
T: 07789570598
E: alan.mclaughlin@centrica.com

SOURCE: Centrica plc.


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