SSE's Climate Change Impact: F
SSE currently does not power their corporate building using 100% green renewable energy. This means the electricity used contains a mix of electricity generated by non-renewable means. This may include fossil fuels, such as coal. Today there are many different electricity providers offering green generated renewable electricity.
Becoming carbon-free is one of many ways to become an eco company.
If SSE was to become a carbon-negative company will not only cover its outgoing carbon dioxide production, but remove more than its total output.
It is estimated that globally we are required to invest around USD 60 trillion to decarbonise. If every company, including SSE was able to fund (in part) something towards climate change as we must reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide.
SSE has not committed to using 100% green renewable energy.
SSE has not pledged to be a carbon neutral company. It is important that every company takes climate action seriously to help tackle climate change.
Sadly, we do not know a lot about what SSE is doing when it comes to climate change. A combination of either providing little to no climate action goals or have provided information but have not specified when they will achieve such goals.
Yes, SSE is an official Principal Partner of COP26 held in Glasgow, Scotland on 31st October – 12th November 2021. SSE is one of eleven companies that have been chosen for their key role in climate action, helping to reach net zero emission targets.