The main challenge faced by the global energy panorama is to balance two fundamental prerequisites: guaranteeing universal access to energy in a world that is growing in economic and demographic terms, while at the same time, tackling climate change by accelerating the transition process towards a more sustainable mix.
The concept of a “just transition” takes into consideration the impact of energy transformation on people, starting with direct and indirect workers, including communities and consumers. Managing the reduction in emissions must therefore also include managing the related social impacts, in other words, it must be inclusive. This not only contributes to equity in the transition, but also renders the policies and actions that are being implemented on the ground more effective.
In this context, Eni aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, i.e. reducing its carbon footprint to zero, thus adhering to the provisions of the Paris Agreement to hold the increase in global warming within a threshold of 1.5°C till the end of the century.
By focusing first and foremost on our customers, we want to offer them energy products and services that are fully decarbonised, taking into consideration all emissions generated along the entire life cycle (Scope 1, 2, 3).
Indeed, our activities extend to our end markets, where we sell gas, electricity and products to retail and business customers and local markets. And in order to support our growth and that of our host countries, we have incorporated the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into our mission , making specific commitments for each of them.