Sustainability

We are determined to enable fossil freedom that drives society forward.

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.

Annual and sustainability report

Read more on Vattenfall's renewable energy production and sustainable energy solutions.

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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

Vattenfall reviews HySkies project scope

Vattenfall and Shell are reviewing the scope for the HySkies electrofuel project with the ambition to find new partners to join Vattenfall.

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Vattenfall receives top marks for its climate work

Vattenfall has received the highest rating in the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) environmental disclosure ranking for 2023, along with just under 400 other companies around the world.

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A clear and ambitious EU 2040 climate goal will avoid a ‘too little too late’ scenario

At present, the EU does not have a climate target for 2040, in contrast to many member states and European companies, like Vattenfall.

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Related content

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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 has formulated a strategy to reach our goal of fossil freedom.

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

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Vattenfall is investing in a greater share of renewable generation.