Colbún S.A. neutralized their corporate offices

To Colbún SA climate change has been and is an important aspect for more than 10 years, promoting the development of energy efficiency projects and renewable energy, which together enable nowadays reach emission reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions by approximately 400,000 tonCO2e/year.

Also, the measurement and monitoring of carbon footprint is integrated into the company’s environmental management, information that has been reported to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) since 2001 to date, and that in the last two years has been verified by Ernst & Young.

From the results of the carbon footprint of 2011, the Company decided to neutralize the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions in their corporate offices for Scope 1, 2 and 3 (direct and indirect emissions), as a way of strengthening the proactive commitment to the mitigation of climate change.

Initiative details

  • SCX Code: 016-CL2002541
  • Initiative of: Colbún
  • Neutralization object: Corporative Offices
  • Number of tons CO2: 2.129
  • Vigency date: 06-30-2013
  • Carbon footprint Mesurer: Colbún
  • Foorprint Verificator: E&Y
  • Reduction project: Hornitos Project
  • Registry: Markit

Through this effort, Colbún became the first electric utility in Chile have corporate offices carbon neutral , to obtain certification CO2 Neutral under the international standard SCX, Santiago Climate Exchange.

Código ID: 0016-CL2002541

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