HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE American: LNG) today published its 2022 Corporate Responsibility Report, titled The Power of Connection, highlighting the company’s efforts to link U.S. energy supply with markets worldwide during a crucial moment in history, when energy security and energy transition goals have become key for countries around the world.
The Power of Connection also details Cheniere’s progress on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters, including the company’s safety-first culture, commitment to the communities in which it operates, environmental management and strategic climate initiatives.
“In 2022, the power of Cheniere’s connection to the world was made clear. We connected abundant North American natural gas to markets where it was needed most and did so in a safe and responsible manner, helping to ensure hundreds of millions of people around the world had secure and reliable energy,” said Jack Fusco, Cheniere’s President and CEO. “We also advanced key initiatives that enhanced our environmental transparency and improved the sustainability of our product, including our science- and evidenced-based emissions programs and our sixth consecutive year of safety performance improvements.”
Highlights from Cheniere’s 2022 Corporate Responsibility Report include:
- Bolstering Europe’s energy security during an energy crisis, with over 460 LNG cargoes, or more than 70% of LNG produced by Cheniere, being delivered to the continent
- Achieving record safety performance, with a Total Recordable Incident Rate of 0.05 and Lost Time Incident Rate of 0.00, for a sixth consecutive year of performance improvement
- Commencing the issuance to all long-term customers of Cargo Emissions Tags, which provide estimated greenhouse gas emissions associated with each cargo produced at our facilities
- Initiating Quantification, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (QMRV) projects with midstream partners and at Cheniere’s liquefaction facilities, complementing the company’s upstream and shipping QMRV programs launched in 2021, and achieving publication of results in a peer-review scientific journal
- Joining the Oil and Gas Methane Partnership 2.0, the United Nations Environment Programme’s flagship oil and gas methane emissions reporting and mitigation initiative
- Expanding the weight of ESG metrics to 30% in our annual performance scorecard that applies to all employees
- Tallying more than 15,000 volunteer hours by employees and contributing $1 million to historically underserved communities
The Power of Connection aligns with recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD), the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board and other leading reporting standards. It focuses on seven key areas – Communities; Climate; Environment; Health and Safety; Team; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; and Governance.
Cheniere Energy, Inc. is the leading producer and exporter of liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) in the United States, reliably providing a clean, secure, and affordable solution to the growing global need for natural gas. Cheniere is a full-service LNG provider, with capabilities that include gas procurement and transportation, liquefaction, vessel chartering, and LNG delivery. Cheniere has one of the largest liquefaction platforms in the world, consisting of the Sabine Pass and Corpus Christi liquefaction facilities on the U.S. Gulf Coast, with total production capacity of approximately 45 million tonnes per annum (“mtpa”) of LNG in operation and an additional 10+ mtpa of expected production capacity under construction. Cheniere is also pursuing liquefaction expansion opportunities and other projects along the LNG value chain. Cheniere is headquartered in Houston, Texas, and has additional offices in London, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.
For additional information, please refer to the Cheniere website at www.cheniere.com and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2023, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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