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    Message from the President

    Sustainability is always present in everything we do.

    Federico Echavarría

    Federico Echavarría Restrepo

    General Manager and Market Business Leader

    Sustainability is always present in everything we do. It's in the care and excellence with which we do our work, the dedication and tenacity with which we work for our clients and the development we bring to our communities with our operations. 

    At AES, we are working towards creating our energy future today in a way that integrates all aspects of sustainability, including economic, social and environmental impacts.

    That's the only way to achieve a lasting and positive footprint over time. Together with all of our stakeholders, daily, step by step, we're working towards co-creating a better future.

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    For the planet

    Accelerating clean growth and innovation

    Growth in renewables and energy storage is core to AES’ strategy.

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    For our people

    Bringing our people together for greater impact

    Our people are passionate about meeting the world’s current and future energy needs.

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    For our communities

    Partnering with communities for the future of energy

    We commit to strengthening positive impact through socioeconomic and environmental partnerships that improve lives today and in the future.

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    Featured resources

    Informe de Sostenibilidad 2019 AES Colombia - Energía para el futuro Informe de Sostenibilidad AES Chivor 2018 Informe de Sostenibilidad Ejecutivo AES Chivor 2017 Informe de Sostenibilidad AES Chivor 2017 Informe de Sostenibilidad Ejecutivo AES Chivor 2016 Informe de Sostenibilidad AES Chivor 2016 Informe de Sostenibilidad AES Chivor 2015 Informe de Sostenibilidad AES Chivor 2014 Informe de Sostenibilidad AES Chivor 2013

    Our sustainability goals

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    Reduce pro-forma generation from coal to below 10% of portfolio by 2025

    Achieve net zero carbon emissions from electricity by 2040

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    Add 3-4 GW of wind, solar and energy storage per year

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    Reduce carbon intensity 50% by 2022 and 70% by 2030 versus 2016 levels

    Pro-forma based on annual generation in MWh from the portfolio as of, or expected by, the relevant date, adjusted for: (i) (+) generation from new assets added to the portfolio; and (ii) (-) actual generation from announced asset sales or retirements.

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