Reflecting our engagement requests, Centrica has set ambitious targets for the reduction of the emissions of its customers, which comprise over 90% of the emissions associated with its business, together with a commitment to set a pathway to net-zero emissions by 2050, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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Lead: Europe. Sector lead: Mining & Materials
Andy Jones focusses on extractives and the UK, US and Spanish markets where he engages with company boards, investor groups, industry associations and policy makers on material environmental, social and governance issues. Prior to joining EOS, Andy spent 10 years as a consultant on sustainable business and finance at PwC, in London and Madrid. In this role he worked closely with over 50 companies, across sectors and 15 countries, on risk and opportunity. Andy was the lead author for the City of London’s position paper on globalising green finance, the BVCA’s responsible investment training, ASCRI’s responsible investment guide, the CDP annual reports on the Global 500, FTSE All-Share and IBEX35 and other publications, including integrated reporting in the IBEX35. He has also worked in strategy and risk consulting and banking, and holds a degree in physics.
Following divestment by a major pension fund and criticism from NGOs due to deforestation resulting from its palm oil operations in Indonesia, POSCO INTERNATIONAL strengthened its policies and processes. EOS introduced the company to two critical NGOs, leading to a successful collaboration culminating in commitments to adhere to internationally recognised standards and to restore forest areas.