Materiality analysis

In the 2016 Materiality analysis stakeholders indicate that Vattenfall has chosen the right strategy forward.

Read more about the Materiality report

Seven sustainability focus areas

Together with stakeholders Vattenfall has identified and defined seven sustainability focus areas.

Our sustainability focus areas


Annual and Sustainability Report 2016

The Annual and Sustainability Report provides financial, sustainability and corporate governance information.

Annual and sustainability report 2016 (PDF 6 MB)

More on sustainability focus areas

Sustainable production

Fossil-based energy production results in high CO2 emissions, and Vattenfall therefore has a great social responsibility to reduce our emission levels – mainly CO2 emissions.

Leading towards sustainable production


Engaged organisation

We need to continuously develop our people and our business, and are committed to improving diversity and inclusion in all countries and all businesses.

Empowered and engaged organisation

High performing operations

Vattenfall will continue to focus on improving cost and capital efficiency and to pursue financial partnerships in order to be able to invest and transform.

High performing operations

Sustainable consumption

Together, we can help reduce the negative impacts of energy consumption through sustainable energy use. Our strategy is to offer the best value to every customer in each market.

Offering sustainable solutions


We believe that electric mobility will contribute to solving many of the challenges we face today with regards to energy use and urbanisation.

About electric mobility

Sustainable cities

Vattenfall wants to help cities and regions to become as sustainable as possible.

See what we can offer.

About sustainable cities

Smart grids

Today’s electric grids were built for centralised large scale electricity generation and distribution. But people’s demands and consumption have changed, and will change even more.

Smart grids, a key enabler