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CH Energy Group, Inc.

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CH Energy Group, Inc., headquartered in Poughkeepsie, New York, is the holding company of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation and Central Hudson Enterprises Corporation. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation is a regulated transmission and distribution utility serving approximately 300,000 electric and about 74,000 natural gas customers in eight counties of New York State’s Mid-Hudson River Valley. Central Hudson Enterprises Corporation is the umbrella for a family of energy-related companies and investments focused primarily on fuel distribution and renewable energy.

Ticker: CHG ISIN: US12541M1027
Address: 284 South Avenue , USA , Poughkeepsie , NY , 12601 Website: CH Energy Group, Inc.
Phone #: 845-4522000 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

  Overall Community Employees Environment Governance
CH Energy Group, Inc. 49 48 42 52 53
Electric & Gas Utilities
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
USA
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Percentile Rankings

Rankings are in percentile terms, compared to other companies in the same industry and country Overall Community Employees Environment Governance
CH Energy Group, Inc. 16% 19% 7% 28% 49%
Electric & Gas Utilities
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USA
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Community Dev & Philanthropy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
CH Energy Group, Inc.
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Electric & Gas Utilities
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
USA
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Environment Governance
Energy & Climate Change Environmant Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
CH Energy Group, Inc.
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Electric & Gas Utilities
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
USA
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Percentile rankings

Rankings are in percentile terms, compared to other companies in the same industry and country Community Employees
Community Dev & Philantrophy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
CH Energy Group, Inc. 24% NA 22% 11% 13% 10%
Electric & Gas Utilities
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USA
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Environment Governance
Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
CH Energy Group, Inc. 60% 8% 30% 75% 39% 33%
Electric & Gas Utilities
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USA
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2 Special Issues Affect This Company (see a list of issues here)

Nuclear Power Involved Military Contractor
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Electric & Gas Utilities
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Overall database 20 0.2 756 8.1
USA
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0. Further Information NA NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA CH Energy Group, Inc. is predominantly an energy delivery company headquartered in Poughkeepsie, New York. Regulated transmission and distribution utility operations are provided through subsidiary Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (Central Hudson NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA No NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA There could be a reduction in customer satisfaction due to higher costs and/or reduced system reliability. NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA No NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA There may be opportunities to develop more energy efficiency and/or smart grid programs and projects NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA No NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA As indicated above, there may be a need/opportunity to upgrade our system. This provides opportunities to add to new plant in service, upon which the Company is expected to earn a return on equity investment. NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA No NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA For Central Hudson there may be some opportunities to enhance transmission infrastructure to get renewable energy to load centers. NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Yes NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA No NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA CH Energy Group is fairly new to the CDP reporting and has spent the last few years gathering data regarding our emissions. Since the Company has begun participating in CDP reporting, we have been seeking to establish a baseline and trend for our Company’ NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA The use of Natural Gas from the Company allows the customers to avoid GHG emissions. Combustion of natural gas emits a lower CO2e than other fuel sources like Kerosene, Biomass, Fuel Oil and etc. NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Employee engagement, Dedicated budget for energy efficiency NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA No NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Yes, our Company operates both regulated and unregulated businesses. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (Central Hudson) is a regulated transmission and distribution company and Central Hudson Enterprises Corporation (CHEC) owns and operates unr NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Senior Manager/Officer Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA The Vice President of Human Resources and Environmental Health and Safety NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No No Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Decreased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Significant Decrease NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Decrease: Divestment NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: 0 , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA (i) As a member of several utility industry groups (American Gas Association, Utility Solid Waste Activities Group, Edison Electric Institute, Electric Power Research Institute) we engage policy makers on the state (New York State Department of Conservati NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No Yes Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 87056 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/99/3099/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/EnvReport.pdf NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 1 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA Predictions of climate change impacts include more frequent and more severe weather events. If this scenario were to happen, there would be an effect on our company’s regulated business due to increased damage to our transmission and distribution infra NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA No NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA There are no documented processes for assessing and managing risks and opportunities from climate change NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA NA NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Although climate change risks are not specifically addressed, the Company’s risk management policies address environmental risks in a comprehensive manner. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable environmental laws and regulations and e NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No No Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA USD($) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA No NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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employer:numberOfRatings 1 0 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
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