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Sustainability in CEZ Group

We build energy that is reliable, affordable and friendly to people and the environment. We seek and offer the best technology solutions to help households be energy self-sufficient and efficient, businesses reduce their carbon footprint, and communities create smart, sustainable cities and municipalities. We believe that by working together we can create a new era of sustainable energy. We are CEZ - the Clean Energy of Tomorrow.

Daniel Beneš

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ČEZ, a. s.

Sustainability report 2023

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Climate-neutral by 2040 - SBTi certification -icon
0/0Climate-neutral by 2040 - SBTi certification

CEZ Group's plans to achieve climate neutrality by 2040 have been validated by the globally recognized expert initiative SBTi in line with the Paris Agreement to limit the increase of global warming to no more than 1.5°C.

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0/0CEZ Group Joins TNFD

CEZ Group was the first in the Czech Republic to join the assessment of the impact of its business on the environment, landscape, ecosystems and biodiversity in accordance with the recommendations and assessment criteria of the Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD).

CEZ Group Improves ESG Rating from CDP-icon
0/0CEZ Group Improves ESG Rating from CDP

CEZ Group has improved its ESG rating with CDP, one of the world's leading organisations focused on assessing public administration and companies from a sustainability perspective. In the key area of tackling climate change, CEZ has scored a B, an improvement of two ranks since 2021. 

Record year for photovoltaic power plant installations-icon
0/0Record year for photovoltaic power plant installations

ČEZ Distribuce connected a record 52,109 photovoltaic power plants with an installed capacity of 605.5 MW to the grid last year.

The largest operator of charging stations in the Czech Republic-icon
0/0The largest operator of charging stations in the Czech Republic

We are the largest operator of charging stations in the Czech Republic with 660 public charging stations with a total capacity of almost 50 MW. In 2023, we have built more than 145 charging stations for electric vehicles.

0/0CZK 499 million in donations

CEZ Group, together with the CEZ Foundation, is one of the largest corporate donors in the Czech Republic. In 2023, financial donations from CEZ Group companies totaled CZK 499 million.

0/0Strengthening the long-term energy security of the Czech Republic

In cooperation with the Czech government, CEZ Group has secured capacity in the newly built LNG terminal in Stade (Germany) and gained a long-term annual capacity of 2 billion cubic meters.

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0/0TOP Employers 2023

For the fourth time in a row, CEZ Group ranked 1st in 3 categories: in the Energy, Gas and Petrochemical category, in the Technician category and in the Clear Choice category.

0/0First loan linked to ESG rating

CEZ Group has closed its first loan tied to an ESG rating at the end of 2023.

0/0Environmental Finance Company Awards 2023

CEZ Group won in the categories Best Sustainability Reporting in EMEA and Sustainability Leader of the Year 2023.

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0/0Joining the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEP)

CEZ Group became a signatory to the UN's Global Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) initiative, which supports companies in creating equal opportunities and empowering women.