Colbún certified their corporative offices CO2 Neutral

For the fourth consecutive year, Colbun has neutralized the emissions of greenhouse gases associated with the operations of their corporate offices.

“The goal in Colbun is to create long-term value creating safe, competitive and sustainable energy. To do this in a sustainable manner you need to generate shared value with all stakeholders: with workers, providing quality jobs; with investors, adding value to the enterprise; respecting the environment, so as to meet present needs without compromising the opportunities of future generations; communities and society, building trust and development opportunities of the localities where Colbún is present; with customers and suppliers, seeking a collaborative relationship and sharing information; and with contractors and suppliers, sharing best practices.

Initiative details

  • SCX Code:0066-E2002A49
  • Initiative of: Colbún
  • Neutralization object: Corporative offices
  • Number of tons CO2: 1907
  • Vigency date: until 07-30-2016
  • Carbon footprint Mesurer: Colbún
  • Foorprint Verificator: E&Y
  • Reduction project: Hornitos Project
  • Registry: Markit

For Colbún, Climate Change and its implications it has been an important aspect during the last decade. For this reason, it they have carried ouy and have constantly involved in various initiatives, which include: i) recording last four hydroelectric plants in the Clean Development Mechanism (MDL, in spanish), (Chacabuquito, Hornitos, Quilleco and San Clemente); ii) the emission of voluntary carbon credits associated with pre-MDL operation of these four plants; iii) reducing emissions by approximately 400 thousand tons of CO<sub>2 </sub>e / year; and iv) participation in various national instances with mitigation and adaptation to climate change as the focus of action, such as the Center for Business Leaders on Climate Change (CLG Chile).




Código ID: 0066-E2002A49