sustainability-overview

Delivering Sustainable Results

As a leading sustainable power company, our diverse mix of generation sources provides us the strength and flexibility to adapt to local and regional market needs, maximize plant efficiency and deliver reliable, affordable electricity.

We believe that our businesses do much more than just provide power. Improving lives and making a lasting difference in the communities in which our businesses operate has always been part of our values and mission. We believe it is our responsibility to provide infrastructure solutions that support a sustainable social, economic and environmental future.

Our sustainability activities focus on specific areas, or material aspects, within the context of five broad strategic initiatives: Financial Excellence, Operational Excellence, Environmental Performance, Stakeholder Engagement and AES People.

Message from the CEO

"Improving lives and making a lasting difference in the communities in which our businesses operate has always been part of AES’ values and mission. We believe it is our responsibility to provide infrastructure solutions that support a sustainable social, economic and environmental future."

Andrés Gluski
AES President and Chief Executive Officer

A Company Built on Values, Sustained by Values

Our values are at the heart of our operations and we believe these values set us apart from others in our industry. Every day, our people and businesses around the world are guided by the following core values:

PUT SAFETY FIRST

We always put safety first—for our people, contractors and communities.

ACT WITH INTEGRITY

Integrity is at the core of everything we do—how we conduct ourselves and how we interact with our stakeholders.

HONOR COMMITMENTS

We honor our commitments to our customers, teammates, communities, owners, suppliers and partners, and we encourage our businesses to make positive contributions to society.

STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE

We strive to be the best in all that we do and to perform at world-class levels.

HAVE FUN THROUGH WORK

Work can be fun, fulfilling and exciting. We appreciate being part of a team that is making a difference and we will work to grow and strengthen our operations.

A Sustainable Advantage

Our Business Model

Our business model is to be the world’s leading sustainable power company that safely provides reliable, affordable energy. We seek to do this by leveraging our unique electricity platforms and the knowledge of our people to provide the energy and infrastructure solutions our customers truly need. Our people share a passion to help meet the world’s current and increasing energy needs, while providing communities and countries the opportunity for economic growth due to the availability of reliable, affordable electric power.

Our Footprint

We focus on delivering competitive services and products in our core markets, while also pursuing appropriate business development opportunities in additional markets where we can compete effectively.

Our People

On every business venture, our people share a passion to help meet the world’s current and increasing energy needs, while providing communities and countries the opportunity for economic growth due to the availability of reliable, affordable electric power.

Scarlett Alvarez

VP and Chief Stakeholder and Sustainability Officer

Scarlett has more than 14 years of experience in the electricity sector and is currently Vice President and Chief Stakeholder and Sustainability Officer for AES. She joined AES in 2002 and has served in diverse roles at the local, regional and corporate levels in the areas of Stakeholder Management, External and Investor Relations, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Affairs.

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