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NRG Energy Recognized for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management at the 2021 Climate Leadership Awards

NRG awarded for exemplary leadership in reducing carbon emissions and addressing climate change in the company’s operations and strategies
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HOUSTON, October 28, 2021 /3BL Media/-- NRG Energy, Inc. announced it received a Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate) at the 2021 Climate Leadership Conference , hosted by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR).

NRG Releases PositiveNRG Year in Review - Reflects on Impacts Made in 2020

Reflecting on a Year of Action
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“Beyond our actions and contributions as a company, [the positiveNRG year in review] reflects the hours, commitment, heart, and support of hundreds of individual employees.”

Jennifer Brunelle, Senior Director, positiveNRG

PositiveNRG, NRG’s corporate social responsibility program and the center of our charitable giving initiatives, has always been the why behind our organization, giving us the opportunity to go beyond powering the everyday and toward powering purpose.

NRG Energy Reaches New Milestone Towards Emissions Goal Reducing Its Carbon Footprint by 55%

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NRG Energy, Inc., North America’s leading integrated energy and home services company published its eleventh annual sustainability report. The company has reduced its carbon footprint by 55% from its 2014 baseline, exceeding its 50% reduction goal five years ahead of plan. The reduction in NRG’s emissions by 35.6 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent is comparable to avoiding almost 90 billion miles driven by an average passenger vehicle1.

Committed to Decarbonization and to Leading the Way

Summary: 
  • In 2020, our ambition was validated and became industry leading:
  • Emissions targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative
  • Current goals declared 1.5o C-aligned
  • First power company in North American to reach this status
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  • In 2020, our ambition was validated and became industry leading:
  • Emissions targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative
  • Current goals declared 1.5o C-aligned
  • First power company in North American to reach this status

NRG Energy 2020 Sustainability Report: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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“ The biggest thing I learned in my time in the military was working with people of different ages, backgrounds, and experiences.”

Alvina Porter
NRG customer service representative and former military officer

NRG Energy 2020 Sustainability Report: Solutions for Business

Creating customer-focused paths to sustainable energy
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In 2020, we guided more business customers to what’s optimal, leveraging our energy industry knowledge, a technology-agnostic mindset, and a focus on their unique situations, goals, and needs. From there, robust solutions — efficient, resilient, cost-effective, and sustainable — naturally emerged.

Making sustainable attainable

Start with Customers. Arrive at Solutions.

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Finding the optimal path to what’s right

There is no shortage of sustainable solutions for business and residential customers. What’s needed is a guiding hand to help customers navigate through the possibilities and land on what’s right — for them.

Transparency, Reporting, and Sustainable Finance: Aligning Finance with Our Decarbonization Strategy

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Transparency and reporting

NRG is committed to leading its sector in sustainability transparency and disclosure. We follow the leading globally accepted frameworks and standards in order to provide key information to all of our stakeholders.

ESG Governance at NRG

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NRG is committed to maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance and has taken a proactive approach in applying leading governance principles and practices. These include:

2020 Pandemic: Responding to An Unprecedented Event

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In 2020, COVID impacted everyone’s world. As two weeks to flatten the curve turned to months of adaptation, new policies, practices, and protections took hold, and the interconnected nature of human welfare and the economy became indisputable. Companies flooded the airwaves with philanthropic action and calls for unity and support during 'these unprecedented times.' And, more than ever before, our first responders became larger than life heroes, sacrificing to protect and care for us all. 

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