Neoenergia remains in the preview of 17th B3's Corporate Sustainability Index portfolio


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For the second consecutive time, Neoenergia is recognized for its sustainability practices 


Neoenergia remains in the preview of the 17th portfolio of the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE B3), announced this Thursday (16) by B3 to be in force from January to April 2022. This is the second consecutive time that the company is part of the portfolio, two and a half years after the IPO. The index brings together 45 companies from 28 sectors. 

The ISE includes companies that have the best social, environmental and corporate governance practices. Companies holding the 200 most liquid shares in B3, represented by 176 companies in 2020, are the ones invited to the ISE B3 process. The index was created in 2005 and is the fourth of its kind in the world. 

ISE B3 assessed Neoenergia's economic and financial aspects, but also its performance from an ESG point of view. In 2021, it started to use the note of the CDP Climate as a basis for evaluating the climate notebook. And, in its debut on CDP, Neoenergia scored A-, thus validating its entry not only in CDP but also in ISE.  

The company is one of the leaders in the Brazilian electricity sector and is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN, with priority to SDG 7, aimed at ensuring accessible and clean energy, and SDG 13, on combating climate change. In this way, it adopts an energy model that prioritizes innovation and clean, intelligent and reliable energy. In line with Iberdrola, its parent company, it seeks to contribute to the decarbonization of the economy and has the goal of neutralizing carbon emissions by 2050. For this, it invests especially in wind and solar generation, sustainable mobility and smart grids. 

By 2022, Neoenergia will reach 90% of its installed capacity in renewable sources, an even cleaner profile than the Brazilian electricity matrix. Two strategic wind farms are under construction - Chafariz (PB) and Oitis (PI and BA) - which will lead the company to triple the installed wind power, in addition to the works of the Luzia solar complex (PB), the company's first photovoltaic for centralized generation. In addition to contributing to the expansion of clean energy, the investments generate economic, social and environmental benefits for the Northeast and the country.

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