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Case study: How E.ON is developing environmentally friendly products and services to ensure it is the partner of choice for energy solutions
E.ON, a European German-based Energy service provider is facing up to a changing landscape and embracing new significant challenges by applying greater focus on climate-friendly products and services. In the words of E.ON’s C.E.O., Dr. Johannes Teyssen “A new energy world is emerging, one that’s decentralized, green, and interconnected. E.ON’s entire business is now geared toward this emerging world”.
Developing environmentally friendly products and services is a primary focus point for E.ON amidst the transformation of the energy industry and its efforts to combat climate change. As a result E.ON has been able to offer green power products, promote climate-friendly mobility through the use of Electric vehicles (EVs) and Natural-gas-powered vehicles (NPVs) and provide consumers with smart meters and energy-saving solutions. Through various partnerships and research projects E.ON has also developed smart technology for homes and commercial buildings that offers significant energy savings.Using the GRI Standards in order to maintain and increase the value of your company
With each publication in this series the FBRH team will highlight one key impact identified by a company reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards and show how it has taken a structured, systematic approach to improving performance. With such positive action companies build trust, by dealing responsibly and conscientiously with their impact on the environment and on their stakeholders (e.g. clients, suppliers, shareholders, local communities, NGOs or local government). Stakeholders that can hold it back or stop it from reaching its objectives
By building trust your company creates loyalty and long-term commitment to its services and brands