At the same time, these operations have major impacts on communities and the surrounding environment, locally and globally, through emissions and use of resources. Vattenfall is working actively to take responsibility for our environmental impacts. This is key to be Leading towards sustainable production and is crucial to secure licences to operate.
Toward a more sustainable energy portfolio
Fossil-based energy production results in high CO2 emissions, and Vattenfall therefore has a great social responsibility to reduce its emission levels – mainly CO2 emissions. Vattenfall is also working to improve resource efficiency at our plants and take responsibility for impacts on the local environment.
Vattenfall strives to build up mutual trust through openness and involvement in local communities and aspires to be a responsible corporate citizen. At the same time, the national energy mix and conditions for energy supply must be considered within the individual countries in which we operate.
Four sustainability focus areas
In our work to shift to more sustainable production, we have identified four sustainability focus areas: