Growth with Sustainability
At Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), we are committed to a sustainable roadmap in contributing to one of the world’s largest renewable energy expansion programmes along with catering to India’s climate change goals. On 15th October, 2019, AGEL became the privileged signatory of the United Nation Global Impact. This means that we are committed to support the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact in human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
Ever since our inception, we have been constantly striving in the arena of sustainability, and proved to be a pace-setter with broad strategic planning. One of the reasons of our excellent performance is indeed due to the incorporation of ingenious sustainable thinking and attitude in all our operations.
- Avoided emission of approximate 4.0 million tonnes CO2 equivalent in FY20
- Undertook environment protection through rainwater harvesting and waste management
- Provided direct and indirect employment opportunities to 2880 people in FY20
- Strong governance and disclosures
8,275 No of CSR Beneficiaries
2,880 Employment Generation during construction and operation phase
53,437 Employee Training man-hours
34,429 EHS training man-hours
4 Million Tonnes Equivalent CO2 saved (Net energy generation - 4346994 MWH, conversion factor - 0.92)
Improving Climate Governance
To make further progress towards environmental stewardship, Adani Green Energy Limited recently received assessment from CDP – the global environmental disclosure system – helping measure the risks and opportunities on climate change. The company has received a CDP score of D which is a Disclosure band. This is as same as the Asia regional average of D, and lower than the Renewable power generation sector average of B. The CDP Score Report will guide us towards our goal of better climate governance while boosting the transition to clean energy.
Our Commitment towards Biodiversity
Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) believes that the sustainability of our business is intricately linked with the ecosystem in which we operate. AGEL has a ‘Biodiversity Policy’ signed by MD&CEO. One of the focus areas of the policy is to work towards achieving a minimum of No Net Loss (NNL) of biodiversity in all operations. AGEL has also signed India Business & Biodiversity Initiative (IBBI) on 23rd July 2020. IBBI is a business led initiative with an objective to mainstream biodiversity in Indian Businesses. It was conceptualised by MoEFCC and hosted by CII Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CESD) since 2014. IBBI is governed by an advisory group consisting of representatives from member companies and other key stakeholders such as development organizations, NGOs and academia. By signing IBBI, AGEL commits to conduct the business with no net loss to biodiversity and leave positive impact on the environment and surroundings of its operations by integrating the biodiversity aspects in management systems.