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The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, and provides energy products to its customers. Ørsted ranks #1 in Corporate Knights' 2020 index of the Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world and is recognised on the CDP Climate Change A List as a global leader on climate action. Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted employs 6,600 people. Ørsted's shares are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (Orsted). In 2019, the group's revenue was DKK 67.8 billion (EUR 9.1 billion).

    Ørsted Gets Closer to a Complete Green Transformation: 99% Renewable Energy Generation by 2025 Image

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    02-07-19

    Ørsted Gets Closer to a Complete Green Transformation: 99% Renewable Energy Generation by 2025

    The years 2015-2018 were the four warmest years on record for the world. To avoid runaway climate change, society must radically decarbonise the way it generates and consumes energy, and keep global temperature rise below 1.5° Celsius as compared with pre-industrial levels.

    A world that ru...

    Ørsted Is the World’s Most Sustainable Energy Company Image

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    01-22-19

    Ørsted Is the World’s Most Sustainable Energy Company

    Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind, surpassed more than 7,500 international, billion-dollar companies to rank fourth in the Corporate Knights' 2019 index of the Global 100 Most ...

    Ørsted Announces Offshore Wind Biodiversity Policy Image

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    12-13-18

    Ørsted Announces Offshore Wind Biodiversity Policy

    Electricity from offshore wind farms helps to replace fossil fuels and offers a clean and safe route to meeting human energy needs and tackling climate change.

    Ørsted’s offshore wind farms and their transmission infrastructure can interact with marine and coastal ecosystems, raising concer...

    Ørsted Wins the Inaugural Energy Transition Award 2018 Image

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    12-12-18

    Ørsted Wins the Inaugural Energy Transition Award 2018

    Ørsted powered past nine other energy companies to win the inaugural Energy Transition Award at the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards, in New York, on 6 December.

    According to S&P Global Platts, Ørsted...

    Better Returns, Better World: Ørsted Top Ranks in Global ESG Rating of Infrastructure Assets Image

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    11-26-18

    Better Returns, Better World: Ørsted Top Ranks in Global ESG Rating of Infrastructure Assets

    Ørsted, one of the world’s largest green energy developers, is named Sector Leader in the 2018 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment, for significant steps taken to incorporate sustainability into operations and communicate performance to investors.

    The GRESB assessment helps investors to unders...

    Here’s Why It Makes Sense for Companies to Support Climate-related Disclosure Image

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    11-15-18

    Here’s Why It Makes Sense for Companies to Support Climate-related Disclosure

    Mainstream investors are increasingly conscious of the impacts of climate change and they want to know how companies disclose and manage climate-related risks. The TCFD provides recommendations that aim to meet investors’ demand for just suc...

    Safe Spaces for Threatened Species Image

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    08-27-18

    Safe Spaces for Threatened Species

    The Earth is a wonderful place. But burning rainforests, melting glaciers and dying corals could wipe out nearly half of all pla...

    CEO of Ørsted Calls for Action on Global Climate Crisis Image

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    02-02-18

    CEO of Ørsted Calls for Action on Global Climate Crisis

    Ørsted’s annual sustainability report is now released. 

    Over the past decade, the Danish-based energy company has achieved 82% coal reduction, 67% carbon reduction and 64% renewable energy in their power and heat generation. CEO of Ørsted, Henrik Poulsen, has a clear visio...

    Nearly DKK 10bn for the Green Transformation in 10 Hours Image

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    11-17-17

    Nearly DKK 10bn for the Green Transformation in 10 Hours

    Investor demand was massive when Ørsted yesterday launched its first green bonds. In just 10 hours, the bonds were sold for EUR 1.25 billion, almost DKK 10 billion. The money will be invested in new and existing offshore wind power projects, the conversion of CHP plants from coal...

    New Survey Shows Strong Global Support for Green Energy Image

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    11-14-17

    New Survey Shows Strong Global Support for Green Energy

    The backing for green energy is clear. In the largest survey of attitudes towards green energy ever conducted, 82% favour a world being fully powered by green energy. The support comes from all surveyed age groups, educational backgrounds ...

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