• The company’s maintains its presence on this leading sustainability index for the fourteenth consecutive year
• Enagás scores 85 points and is among the companies with the highest level of performance in its sector
According to the results published yesterday, Enagás has been included for the 14th consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World (DJSI), which features only 15 Spanish companies.
With 85 points out of 100, the company is among the most sustainable companies in its Gas Utilities sector. Enagás obtains the highest possible score (100 points) in the aspects of Environmental and Social Reporting, Environmental Policy and Management Systems, and Materiality, among others.
These results acknowledge the company’s commitment to carbon neutrality, its setting of ambitious emission reduction targets and its commitment to the development of hydrogen and other renewable gases.
Since 2014, Enagás has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 63%, which represents significant progress towards its goal of becoming a carbon-neutral company by 2040. In addition, it is promoting the decarbonisation of its value chain, with 55 specific renewable gas projects throughout Spain (34 green hydrogen projects and 21 biomethane projects), together with more than 60 Partners.
S&P Global has evaluated 5,300 companies eligible for inclusion in the DJSI or other S&P ESG indices. After a rigorous analysis process, only the most sustainable companies, according to economic, environmental and social criteria, have been included in the index.
Leadership in sustainability
This recognition reinforces Enagás’ leadership in sustainability. The company has the highest ESG rating in its sector in the FTSE4Good sustainability index and is the only company in its sector in the world to be included in CPD Climate Change’s “A List 2020”. It is one of the companies that has spelled out its climate commitments in the European Climate Pact initiative, which forms part of the European Green Deal, and the Financial Times has included it in its list of Europe’s Climate Leaders.
Moreover, Enagás’ carbon footprint has been registered by the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, obtaining the Calculo, Reduzco y Compenso (Calculate, Reduce and Compensate) seal. In line with its commitment to reduce methane emissions, Enagás has voluntarily joined the OGMP 2.0 initiative, spearheaded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) with the support of the European Commission, and has achieved the highest rating: Gold Standard.