Gutierrez is wise to the macro trends that favor clean energy, and has called sustainability "the glue that keeps all of our stakeholders working together toward a common goal with purpose." In 2019, Gutierrez issued a new goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, expecting to reach it halfway by 2025.
From generation to the light switch, energy regulation determines the what, where, why, and how of your power. And yet, for most, it is the most mystifying part of the power sector. Unless you are an energy aficionado, a legislator, or part of regulatory body, the world of regulation, and how it affects your everyday life may seem incomprehensible and daunting.
Safety and Well-being are part of the core values at NRG and have always been a priority. As many team members adjust to a new home workplace dynamic, this value has taken on strengthened meaning. Working behind the scenes is benefits analyst, Janelle C., who supports many of our employee programs, including those related to wellness.
by Mark Herrmann VP, Fundamentals & Structuring at NRG
At NRG, we are driven to be active members of our communities. Many of us, both individually and collectively, give our support, our time, and our resources to nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping vulnerable members of our community. This need to help has only been heightened as we begin to understand the breadth of COVID-19.
Our recognition as a leader in environmental stewardship by CDP brings us great honor. Achieving an A- rating in Climate Change, Water Security, and Supplier Engagement, this designation affirms that our continued dedication to our sustainability program is signaling change across our sector and places NRG at the forefront of what is possible for our industry.
Here’s to the resilience and customer focus of our employees. Your dedication and skill have come to the forefront, helping essential businesses stay open and the lights to stay on. Our power is our people, during this time -- and all the time. We are #StrongerTogether.
Support Directed to First Responders, Community Relief Funds, and Teachers
PRINCETON, N.J., Apr. 2, 2020 /3BL Media/-- As the battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic continues, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) announces broad efforts to aid those on the front lines of the pandemic response and provide relief to people adversely impacted.
Editor’s note: The following is adapted from remarks made by Mauricio Gutierrez, president and CEO of NRG, during an earnings call in late February, a rare instance of sustainability issues being front and center during a CEO investor presentation.