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26 May 2021

As a business focused on delivering net zero, SSE is committed to being transparent on its sustainability impacts and progress.

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the blueprint for addressing global challenges, including climate change, and SSE’s four 2030 business goals are aligned to the UN’s SDGs most material to its business.

This short report provides a summary of SSE’s sustainability impacts over 2020/21. Highlights include:

  • a reduction in the carbon intensity of SSE’s generated electricity to the lowest levels since SSE’s records began;
  • good progress on key renewable projects, with 5.8GW of renewables currently in construction and operation (based on SSE equity share); and,
  • the 10th year of SSE calculating its economic contribution to the UK and Ireland, with a contribution of around £100bn (in current prices) across these economies over the last decade.

More information about SSE’s sustainability performance can be found at sustainability and in its Annual Report 2021 and Sustainability Report 2021, which will be published on 18 June 2021.