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Three in a Row: Ørsted Again Ranked World's Most Sustainable Energy Company

Corporate Knights names Ørsted the most sustainable energy company and second-most sustainable company across sectors in the 2021 Global 100 index. The green energy major shares key learnings from its own transformation.
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Corporate Knights’ 17th annual Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable companies has ranked Ørsted as the world’s most sustainable energy company.

Speeding Up the Race to Zero: Insights from Global 100 CEOs

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The 17 th annual Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies will be unveiled on January 25 with a virtual CEO roundtable discussion to share insights from Global 100 pros and why it’s essential for businesses to speed up the race to a net-zero-emissions economy.

Fishing in a Wind Farm: How Fisheries and Wind Farms Co-exist

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How can fisheries and wind farms co-exist? Since the inauguration of Westermost Rough wind farm in 2015 Ørsted has been working closely with Holderness Fishing Industry Group in Bridlington, England, to investigate if there are any ecological effects on the crustacean habitat from the construction or operation of the wind farm. This film is a summary of the study and of our collaboration with the local fisheries.

Ørsted and Amazon Sign Europe's Largest Offshore Wind Corporate Power Purchase Agreement

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December 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Amazon, the technology company based in Seattle, Washington, has signed a 10-year corporate power purchase agreement with Ørsted, the world-leader in offshore wind, to offtake the output of 250MW from Ørsted's planned 900MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm in Germany. This CPPA will contribute to Amazon’s target of being 100% renewable by 2030 as part of the company’s goal to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040.

Ørsted Recognised Again As a Climate Leader on CDP's A-List

For the second year in a row, Ørsted receives the prestigious ‘A’ score for tackling climate change. CDP A-List companies are considered leaders in corporate sustainability and highly regarded by investors.
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The score recognises actions to drive down carbon emissions across Ørsted’s entire carbon footprint, as well as transparent disclosure of financial impacts of climate risks in line with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

Why We Need Low Carbon Steel for the Green Energy Transition

by Jakob Askou Bøss, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Stakeholder Relations, Ørsted
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Our vision at Ørsted is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy. Our transformation from fossil fuels to one of the largest renewable energy companies and in 2020 ranked the most sustainable company in the world, has been hugely successful. Our renewable energy installations will power communities and economies across three continents.

Ørsted Commissions the Netherland's Largest Wind Farm

Ørsted has fully commissioned the 752MW Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm, the company's first in the Netherlands. Borssele 1 & 2 is the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world and the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.
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Ørsted has fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The wind farm has a capacity of 752 MW, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world. Borssele 1 & 2 provides enough green electricity to power one million Dutch households. Borssele 1 & 2 is Ørsted's first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

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Ørsted has fully commissioned the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm. The wind farm has a capacity of 752 MW, making it the largest offshore wind farm in the Netherlands and the second largest operating offshore wind farm in the world. Borssele 1 & 2 provides enough green electricity to power one million Dutch households. Borssele 1 & 2 is Ørsted's first offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted Sign Landmark MOU for U.S. Offshore Wind Workforce Transition

Pioneering Partnership to Develop the Next Generation of Offshore Wind Workers
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BOSTON, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind development, announced today a landmark initiative with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the labor organization representing more than 3 million skilled craft professionals. The partnership will create a national agreement designed to transition U.S. union construction workers into the offshore wind industry in collaboration with the leadership of the 14 U.S. NABTU affiliates and the AFL-CIO.

Ørsted's Carbon Reduction Targets Are in Line With What Science Says Is Needed to Stop Global Warming at 1.5°C

The renewables leader is among the first energy companies globally with 1.5°C-aligned targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, November 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Ørsted is decarbonising its energy generation much faster than science requires from the energy sector. The renewable energy company has reduced carbon emissions by 86% since 2006 and is on track to be carbon neutral in energy generation and operations by 2025. 

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