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NRG’s CEO talks sustainability to investors

At NRG the goal of sustainability is defined around three principles which are accountability, transparency, and engagement. Accountability makes goals stick and creates a shared sense of responsibility. Transparency which is found in company data like the annual report and compliance with third party organization like the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board. Engagement comes in the form of community and environmental investment. This is includes monetary and personnel investment in the form of donations and volunteer hours.

Key Takeaways:

  • NRG President and CEO, Mauricio Guitierrez,cites three core principles that epitomize the sustainability philosophy of his company.
  • These core principals are, accountability, transparency and engagement. With accountability comes a huge commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.
  • Other items that fall under the header of accountability include commitments to inclusion and diversity.

“Measurable goals are important, but we also need to communicate our progress in a clear and transparent way. We do this every year with the release of our sustainability report.”

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