Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – April 3, 2023) – UGE International Ltd. (TSXV: UGE) (OTCQB: UGEIF) (the “Company” or “UGE”), a leader in commercial and community solar, has released its first Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report covering calendar year 2022.
“With a mission to make renewable energy accessible and affordable for all, environmental, social, and governance principles are core to who we are as a company,” said Nick Blitterswyk, Founder and CEO of UGE. “With the release of our inaugural ESG Report, we now have the opportunity to share publicly, and remain accountable to, the ways in which those principles guide us.”
The report was prepared using the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Solar Technology & Project Developers Sustainability Accounting Standard, and was additionally informed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 and Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) reporting frameworks.
The report lays out UGE’s policies, impact, and progress across key environmental, social, and governance areas including but not limited to, renewable energy deployment and responsible land use; workforce diversity and economic development; and corporate ethics and compliance.
Please review UGE’s 2022 ESG Report here.
UGE develops, owns, and operates commercial and community solar projects in the US and strategic markets abroad. Our distributed energy solutions deliver cheaper, cleaner energy to businesses and consumers with no upfront cost. With over 500MW of global experience, we work daily to power a more sustainable world. Visit us at www.ugei.com. For more information, contact UGE at: [email protected] or +1 917 720 5685.
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