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Sustainibility and ESG

CEZ Group hosts Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Council meeting

CEZ Group is currently hosting a working meeting of the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Council of the global non-profit think tank Conference Board. Sustainability leaders from global companies came to Prague to share best practices related to sustainability and to discuss the impact of current and upcoming ESG legislation.

13. 10. 2023

Environment and renewable resources
Power plants

ČEZ Prodej has increased photovoltaic installations by more than 50 percent this year. Customers can now buy their PPP earlier, with a new battery and only a minimal upfront deposit

The market for rooftop photovoltaics in households is again growing this year. By the end of May, ČEZ Prodej had installed 50 percent more photovoltaic power plants than in the same period last year. After a series of bad experiences with unreliable PPP suppliers, customers are becoming more cautious and prefer to pay only minimal upfront deposits for installations. ČEZ Prodej is complying with client demands and now requires only a 10% deposit when signing a contract. ČEZ Prodej and the manufacturer OIG Power have together also introduced the new ČEZ Battery Box Queen hybrid battery system.

31. 5. 2023

Environment and renewable resources
Foreign activities

CEZ Group is the first Czech company to join the global UN initiative CEO Water Mandate for reducing consumption

CEZ Group is the first Czech company to join the CEO Water Mandate, a special initiative of the UN Secretary General and the Global Compact corporate platform. With membership in the initiative, CEZ owns up to a commitment to address water protection in a comprehensive manner, in cooperation with the United Nations, national governments, civic initiatives, and others. The participating companies undertake to introduce effective water-management measures and to share examples of best practice in water protection and consumption reduction. Other European utilities companies such as Enel, Engie, E.ON, and Iberdrola have also joined the initiative. By joining, CEZ will step up the water-saving measures with which it has reduced the consumption of drinking water in its classic power plants by two-thirds in the last 10 years.

22. 3. 2023

Environment and renewable resources
Products and services

CEZ Group launches the largest online ESG data library among all European utilities and as the first energy company in the Czech Republic

Hundreds of indicators mapping the company’s progress in terms of sustainability are available online in a clearly structured format. With only a few mouse clicks, anyone can now monitor how successful CEZ Group is at fulfilling the objectives of its ambitious strategy Vision 2030. CEZ Group is the first energy company in the Czech Republic to launch a comprehensive ESG data library with data for the last three year. The number of disclosed indicators makes it the largest database among all European utilities.

28. 2. 2023