한국전력, ‘CDP 기후변화 대응 우수기업’ 선정 탄소경영 노력 인정받아
에너지&유틸리티 부문 우수기업’으로 선정
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KEPCO, selected as a “CDP Excellent Company in Response to Climate Change,” recognized for its carbon management efforts
Selected as an excellent company in the energy & utility sector'
[The story of the case/ Reporter Park Yeon-pa] = KEPCO (CEO Jong-gap Kim) held the '2020 Climate Change Excellent Company Awards Ceremony' hosted by the CDP Korea Committee held at Glad Hotel, Yeouido, Seoul on April 28. It was announced that it was selected as'company'.
CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) is a non-profit organization founded in 2000 and headquartered in London, UK. It is a financial institution that invests in companies by disclosing climate change response strategies, greenhouse gas emission information, and reduction efforts of major listed companies in 92 countries. It aims to provide transparent opportunities and risk factors related to climate change.
As of 2020, more than 8,000 companies around the world participated to disclose carbon management information, and KEPCO has participated since 2008.
In Korea, information on climate change management is requested and evaluated from the top 200 listed companies by market capitalization, and the CDP Korean Committee selects and announces excellent domestic companies every year. A total of 18 companies were selected for the Carbon Management Sector Honors, which were awarded this time in 7 categories including finance and industrial goods, and KEPCO was awarded for its continuous carbon management efforts in the energy & utility sector. With this, KEPCO proved that it is an excellent company in the field of carbon management by winning the award for 5 consecutive years from 2016 to 2020.
Lee Jong-hwan, head of KEPCO's business division, said, “As a company with excellent carbon management, KEPCO will strive to increase corporate value by actively disclosing carbon information to global investors, and to take the lead in responding to global climate change and achieving carbon neutrality early.” Revealed.
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