Evergy is a licensed small electricity retailer and embedded network operator in the space of electricity, gas, hot water, air conditioning and internet services.
“We chose to go carbon neutral to lead by example.”
Type of certification
How long have you been certified carbon neutral?
Since March 2021.
Why did you choose to go carbon neutral?
To lead by example in what should already be a standard in the utility industry.
What are the anticipated benefits of your carbon neutral certification?
The Climate Active Certification provides Evergy customers with peace of mind knowing their environmental impact has been considered in their utility use.
What offset projects do you support?
Wind power projects in India and China.
How can consumers support you?
Simply by choosing or requesting carbon neutral options with their utility provider, the community can help to signal that carbon neutrality should not only be an option but a standard part of utility offerings.
What else are you doing to reduce emissions?
Evergy is conducting R&D to find alternative solutions to gas based heating in order reduce the reliance on fossil fuels and decarbonise future projects.
What advice would you give to a business considering certification?
The certification process provides businesses with in depth understanding as to the carbon impact of its activities.
With the understanding that environmental factors and societal expectations will require the need to operate in a carbon conscious manner into the future, the earlier a business can take action, the easier it will be to make this transition.