Vistra Publishes 2020 Sustainability Report Underscoring Its Commitment to All Stakeholders
May 13, 2021 at 10:50 AM EDT
IRVING, Texas, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Vistra (NYSE: VST) today published its 2020 Sustainability Report, showcasing its commitment to all of its stakeholders and highlighting significant progress toward its sustainability goals. The report provides increased transparency on the company’s numerous environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.
"When it comes to our primary business function, we understand that we are providing an essential resource – electricity – and it is a responsibility we take seriously. We are committed to balancing our goals to continue to provide affordable and reliable electricity while also doing our part to combat climate change as we transition our generation fleet to low-to-no carbon resources," said Molly Sorg, Vistra's chief purpose and sustainability officer and senior vice president of investor relations. “One of our core principles and a guiding benchmark for our company is ‘We care about our key stakeholders.’ We are excited to highlight several of our ESG initiatives and accomplishments from the past year in our 2020 Sustainability Report as we continuously strive to better our communities, our workplace, and our relationships with our customers, suppliers, and investors."
(1) Assuming necessary advancements in technology and supportive public policy.
In addition, the report discusses cybersecurity, supply chain sustainability, and Vistra's innovation initiatives and leading advocacy efforts, both of which support our country's progress toward lowering GHG emissions. This year's report adheres to the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) frameworks. Also included in the appendix of this year's report is Vistra's voluntary, annual report of its employee PAC contributions, corporate political contributions, and membership dues to trade organizations.
For additional information about our 2020 ESG initiatives and to download a copy of the report, please visit the Vistra website at vistracorp.com/sustainability.
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