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U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

What you should know
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) outline a blueprint for businesses, government and other organizations to work together toward sustainable development. Below is a mapping of Dominion Energy’s sustainability initiatives to the applicable UN SDGs (note: a number of the UN SDG targets are not applicable to our business lines).
List of sustainable development goals List of sustainable development goals

Sustainable Development Goal Mapping

Our Company
Sustainability Issues & Initiatives
Aligns With This Sustainable Development Target

16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels

16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels

Clean Energy
Sustainability Issues & Initiatives
Aligns With This Sustainable Development Target

7.1 By 2030, ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services

9.4 By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes

7.1 By 2030, ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services

7.2 By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix

9.4 By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes

8.3 Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services

Environment
Sustainability Issues & Initiatives
Aligns With This Sustainable Development Target

7.2 By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix

9.4 By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes

13.2 Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning

6.4 By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity

12.5 By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse

15.9 By 2020, integrate ecosystem and biodiversity values into national and local planning, development processes, poverty reduction strategies and accounts

Serving Customers and Communities
Sustainability Issues & Initiatives
Aligns With This Sustainable Development Target

8.8 Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment

7.1 By 2030, ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services

7.3 By 2030, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency

13.1 Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries

17.17 Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships

8.3 Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services

17.17 Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships

Employee Experience
Sustainability Issues & Initiatives
Aligns With This Sustainable Development Target

4.7 By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture's contribution to sustainable development

8.5 By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value

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