Energy demand and climate change – challenge and opportunityIncreasingly extreme weather events and rising sea levels are unmistakable signs of one of the biggest challenges of our time: climate change. At the same time, around 850 million people still live without reliable access to electricity, which is the foundation of sustainable development.
One thing is clear: Business as usual is not an option. It is critical to act now to protect the climate while meeting the growing energy demand.
With a strong and resilient portfolio along significant parts of the energy value chain, we are a partner of choice for our stakeholders and shaper of the energy transition worldwide. While supporting the company purpose “We energize society”, we contribute to most of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) directly or indirectly via our:
- products and solutions
- responsible business activities
- expertise and thought leadership
- societal engagement
To ensure maximum impact, we focus our activities on SDG 5, 7, 8, 9, and 13.
Our commitment worldwide – selected examplesLet’s go on a journey to show you how our portfolio helps our customers bridge the energy divide, while transitioning to a low-carbon energy system.
Electricity for Generations
Affordable and sustainable energy is a critical driver for growth and prosperity of a nation. We help society improve access to electricity.