Sustainability

Carbon neutral to stop global warming at 1.5ºC

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We cannot tell our grandchildren that we failed
to protect the planet because we were too focused
on protecting our own well-being.
We must act now.

CEO, Henrik Poulsen

The most sustainable company in the world

We’re ranked the most sustainable company in the world in the Corporate Knights 2020 Global 100 index of most sustainable corporations.


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Ørsted ranked with an A score by CDP

CDP’s annual A List names the world's most pioneering companies leading on environmental transparency and performance. This year, more than 170 corporates are listed and Ørsted is among them.
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Our green transformation

To limit climate change and to power the world sustainably, we must drastically accelerate the transformation of the world’s energy systems from black to green.
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Jobs

Ørsted’s green investments contribute to creating jobs, and we work to maximise the local positive impacts of our renewable energy development projects.
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How we maximise the climate benefits of biomass  

Using wooden biomass for energy generation has allowed us to almost fully retire coal. To ensure significant carbon savings, the biomass must meet strict sustainability criteria.

Sustainability report 2019

Carbon neutral to stop global warming at 1.5ºC