Sustainability

Vattenfall’s purpose is to Power Climate Smarter Living and enable fossil free living within one generation.

The purpose provides a clear direction for our strategy and operations, where sustainability considerations are fully integrated. Vattenfall’s strategy reflects the UN Sustainable Development goals and six of these goals have been identified as most relevant to the company and to which Vattenfall can provide the most meaningful global contribution.

Our environmental responsibility

We have a responsibility for our environmental impacts. Environmental issues are managed as an integral part of our business.

Our social responsibility

We have a responsibility for our social impacts. We influence the supply chain and engage with stakeholders.

UN sustainable development goals

Our strategy reflects the UN Sustainable Development goals. Six of these goals have been identified as most relevant to the company.

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News and press releases

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Vattenfall maps its impact on biodiversity in the full value chain

Vattenfall is a pioneer in measuring the overall impact on biodiversity. Now a comprehensive analysis has been carried out of how the company’s economic activities impact biodiversity throug...

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Vattenfall has delivered 32 fast chargers to Tide Bus in Denmark's fifth largest city, Vejle

Vattenfall in premiere project with fast chargers for Danish city buses

Vattenfall has delivered 32 fast chargers to Tide Bus in Denmark's fifth largest city, Vejle. The delivery is Vattenfall's first Power-as-a-Service project for passenger transport in Denmark...

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Dutch project to combine solar and farming

In the Netherlands Vattenfall is constructing a solar park where solar panels are combined with cultivation. The aim of the so-called Symbizon project is to show that farming and solar panel...

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Vattenfall and CAKE reveal hidden CO2 sources when producing an electric motorcycle

Leading European energy company Vattenfall and CAKE, producer of electric motorcycles, build climate awareness by defining the carbon footprint with a cube.

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Vattenfall's new German headquarters: EDGE Suedkreuz Berlin

Vattenfall moves into new German headquarters: EDGE Suedkreuz Berlin

Vattenfall’s new Berlin office stands for a sustainable future. Around 1,600 Vattenfall employees to move into Germany's largest wood hybrid office building.

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Vattenfall aims to build the world’s first offshore hydrogen cluster in the Netherlands

In the future, more and more of our energy will come from wind and solar power. Since nothing changes as much as the weather, the amount of electricity supplied by wind and solar is also in ...

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We engage with our stakeholders to understand their concerns and expectations on us.

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The sustainability policy and governance measures are part of our management system.

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Sustainability ratings are an increasingly important consideration for investors.

See also

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Vattenfall's strategy originates from our purpose to Power Climate Smarter Living.

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We have decided to make the biggest leap yet to reduce the impact of climate change.

View of pipes and a chimney at Idbäcksverket power plant

Vattenfall is investing in a greater share of renewable generation.