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NRG Energy, Inc. is a global energy company, primarily engaged in the acquisition, development, ownership and operation of power generation facilities, and the sale of energy, capacity and related products in the United States and internationally. As of December 31, 2001, the Company owned all or a portion of 76 generation projects, including projects under construction, which have a total generating capacity of 38,388 megawatts (MW). NRE's net ownership interest in those projects is 24,357 MW, of which 19,077 MW are located in the United States. The Company is organized into four regionally based divisions: NRG North America, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota; NRG Europe, based in London, England; NRG Asia-Pacific, based in Brisbane, Australia, and NRG Latin America, based in Miami, Florida. Its international power generation projects are managed as three distinct markets: Asia-Pacific, Europe and Other Americas.

Ticker: NRG ISIN: US6293775085
Address: 211 Carnegie Center , USA , Princeton , NJ , 08540-6213 Website: NRG Energy, Inc.
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NRG Energy, Inc. 55 50 54 59 53
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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Rankings are in percentile terms, compared to other companies in the same industry and country Overall Community Employees Environment Governance
NRG Energy, Inc. 48% 26% 38% 52% 49%
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Special Issues: Coal Involvement

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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
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NRG Energy, Inc. 47% 23% 29% 28% 34% 58%
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Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
NRG Energy, Inc. 68% 40% 51% 61% 31% 61%
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Brand Finance 2013-14
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BSI 51.3 66 94.2 NA
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0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA NRG is at the forefront of changing how people think about and use energy. A Fortune 500 company, NRG is a pioneer in developing cleaner and smarter energy choices for our customers: whether as one of the largest solar power developers in the country, or NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes 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 C-1 (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action The financial implications of these risks are reduced growth in our green, customer-facing businesses. (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk The methods we use t 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 https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/62/13562/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/6.ClimateChangeOpportunities/NRG_AR11_singles_FINAL (2).pdf 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 Yes 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 O-1 (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity The financial implications could be increased revenues. (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity Our methods include: 1) working with elected officials and NGOs to advocate NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
14. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/62/13562/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/14.EmissionsTrading/EcoShare Press Release Final.pdf 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 O-2 (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity The financial implications could revenues from increased demand for our products/services. (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity NRG's Chief Operating Officer manages Ope NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes 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 O-2 (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity The financial implications could revenues from increased demand for our products/services. (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity Customer engagement and market segment an NA NA
13. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/62/13562/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/13.EmissionsPerformance/Pages from NRG_10K_complete_v1 (2).pdf NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA For 11.2a, please know that NRG conducted an Internal review of Reliant's 2011 retail sales of offsets and RECs to customers. Company management has established and maintains proper and effective internal controls, including monitoring activities for the 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 Yes NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA 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 i.How the emissions are/were avoided; NRG’s products and services provide customers with choices for cleaner electricity, systems to track and reduce use and cleaner transportation fuels. NRG worked with partners and joint ventures to invest more than $2 NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 2 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Dedicated budget for low carbon product R&D, Other NA NA
5. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/62/13562/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/5.ClimateChangeRisks/brand-central.pdf 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 NA 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 R-1 (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action The potential financial risks are the compliance costs to meet potential regulations or legislation and potential costs such as a federal carbon tax, cap and trade system, or a NA NA
14. Further Information NA For 14.1a, NRG is subject to the California AB32 trading program which starts in 2013. NRG's RGGI emissions were not verified. RGGI allocation is for the 2009-2011 allocation year. NRG does not publicly report allowances purchased in RGGI. In 14.1a, NRG 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 Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board 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 NRG’s President and CEO, David Crane, has overall responsibility for issues surrounding climate change strategy within the Company. From a policy perspective, Steve Corneli, NRG’s Senior Vice President (SVP)—Sustainability, Policy and Strategy is respons NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes 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 Increased 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 Moderately Increased 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 Increase: Acquisitions, Increase: Change in physical operating conditions NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 89 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E B A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA i. Engagement process- i(a) Method of engagement – NRG, through the SVP of Sustainability, Policy and Strategy and SVP, Regulatory & Government Affair and his team, engages directly with policymakers and as part of trade associations and other policy ad 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 No Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 NA 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/62/13562/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/2011NRGCSRFINAL.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 6 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 P-1 (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action The potential financial risks could be the costs to adjust operations to conserve water and manage risks until water levels returned to normal (ii) the methods you are using to NA NA
2. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/62/13562/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/2.Strategy/NRG_10K_complete_v1 (2).pdf NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA i. Scope of the process-NRG’s strategy evaluates the risks and opportunities such as: regulatory, financial, and physical risks and opportunities associated with climate change and the different impacts on NRG’s wholesale and retail businesses. These inc 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 i.How the business strategy has been influenced: NRG’s President and CEO sets the overall business strategy with input from the Board of Directors and executive officers. NRG's strategy is three-fold: a) to maximize shareholder value through the productio 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 https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/62/13562/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/3.TargetsandInitiatives/EcoShare Press Release Final.pdf NA NA
3. Further Information NA For 3.3a, NRG defined the terms as follows: Under investigation- This category is very broad and includes proprietary information. NRG has announced various solar projects including: 1) partnering with PsomasFMG to build 11 MW of distributed solar in Cal NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute and intensity targets 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 Yes Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No Yes 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 https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/62/13562/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/7.EmissionsMethodology/GHG-MRR-FinalRule.pdf NA NA
7. Further Information NA NRG's reported baseline is our 2010 baseline under the CCX program. 7.1 2011 is NRG's draft baseline for scope 2 emissions and is subject to change. 7.4 The full list of emission factors that NRG follows can be found in Table C-1 of EPA's Mandatory GHG r 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 https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/62/13562/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/1.Governance/2011 DEF 14A proxy.pdf 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? NRG’s experience with emissions trading programs, particularly SO2 and NOx allowance trading programs in the U.S., supports the conclusion that a market-based approach to environmental compliance can produce emissions reductions in a timely and effective 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 Yes 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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8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 4 13638000
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. USD($)
0.6. Modules Electrical As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information 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 Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA 11.2 Fuel- The total global net MWH per page 28 of NRG's 2012 Form 10K was reported. NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information 12.1 was answered for NRG's wholesale Scope 1 emissions only.
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Decreased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA 13.1a NRG does not disclose allowances purchased. NRG's RGGI emissions reported are not verified. Allowances allocated is the total free allocation in 2012 for our Indian River and Dover stations (Source: Table 5-3 http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCod 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 Yes Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NRG’s experience with emissions trading programs, particularly SO2 and NOx allowance trading programs in the U.S., supports the conclusion that a market-based approach to environmental compliance can produce emissions reductions in a timely and effective
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No Yes Yes
2. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/62/13562/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/2.Strategy/NRG_2012 CRR final (2).pdf NA
2. Further Information NA 2.2a: For press release on NRG's eVgo announcement in California, see http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=121544&p=irol-newsArticle_Print&ID=1754442&highlight= 2.3b Subsidiary Green Mountain Energy is a member of the Retail Energy Supp NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA i. Scope of the process-NRG’s strategy evaluates the risks and opportunities such as: regulatory, commercial, financial, and physical risks and opportunities associated with climate change and the different impacts on NRG’s wholesale and retail businesses NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA i.How the business strategy has been influenced: NRG’s President and CEO sets the overall business strategy with input from the Board of Directors and executive officers. NRG's strategy is three-fold: a) to maximize shareholder value through the productio NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Description of engagement: NRG engages by meeting directly with policymakers in Washington and indirectly through groups such as the National Climate Coalition, the Electric Power Supply Association, and various informal organizations. Subsidiary Green NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? Yes
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? Yes
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA For 3.3a- Under investigation means pending approval which is a 440 MW Dunkirk, NY project. To be implemented refers to permitted projects such as 1) NRG's WA Parish Carbon capture project which has estimated to sequester about 1 million metric tons 2) 10 NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute and intensity targets Absolute and intensity targets
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA 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
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA i.How the emissions are/were avoided: NRG’s products and services provide customers with choices for cleaner electricity, systems to track and reduce use and cleaner transportation fuels, and smart energy management products. NRG worked with partners and NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 4 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Dedicated budget for low carbon product R&D, Other, Internal incentives/recognition programs, Dedicated budget for other emissions reduction activities NA
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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? - Further Information Voluntary communications refers to corporate responsibility reporting. NRG also reports performance on our external website: http://www.nrgenergy.com/econrg/goals-and-progress.html. Green Mountain Energy's sustainability report can be found here: http://g
4.1. 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? 7 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information 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
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
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 P-1 (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action The potential financial risks could be the costs to adjust operations to conserve water and manage risks until water levels returned to normal (ii) the methods you are using to NA
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
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 C-1 (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action The financial implications of these risks are reduced growth in our green, customer-facing businesses. (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk The methods we use to 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
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
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
6. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/62/13562/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/6.ClimateChangeOpportunities/NRG_YIR12_PDR_spreads.pdf NA
6. Further Information 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
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? -Transparency Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
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 O-2 (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity The financial implications could revenues from increased demand for our products/services. (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity Customer engagement and market segment an 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
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
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
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/62/13562/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/GHG-MRR-FinalRule.pdf NA
7. Further Information NA 7.4 For a full list of emission factors used by NRG, please see p 56409 in the attached. Green Mountain uses the following emissions factors: - For mobile sources: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2011. "Emission Factors for Greenhouse Gas Inventorie NA
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 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 Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
2013 Performance Band E B A NA
2013 Score 0 86 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA The greenhouse gas information provided in NRG's response pertains to NRG’s assets and operations prior to the merger with GenOn on December 14, 2012. NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA NRG Energy, Inc., or NRG or the Company, is a competitive power and energy company that aspires to be a leader in the way the industry and consumers think about, use, produce and deliver energy and energy services in major competitive power markets in the NA
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2014 Performance Band E C A 2014 Performance Band
2014 Score 100 74 1 2014 Score
CDLI leader No No Yes The Climate Disclosure Leadership Index: A Company must: (1)   Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Achieve a score within the top 10% of the total regional sample population
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CPLI leader No No Yes The Climate Performance Leadership Inde: A company must: (1)Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Attain a performance score greater than (3) Disclose gross global Scope 1 and Scope 2 figures (4) Score maximum performanc
Scope 1 emissions 76721124 All greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are directly from sources that are owned or controlled by the reporting entity.
Scope 2 emissions 1237050 All indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the consumption of purchased electricity, heat or steam. Indirect GHG emissions are a consequence of the activities of the reporting entity, but occur at sources owned or controlled by another entity.
Target(s) reported abs int Absolute/Intensive
Ticker NRG Ticker
Verification/ assurance 1 Audit and verification by a competent and independent organization that uses a standardized set of terms and methods.
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Sum of Biogenic CO2 emissions 2.9 NA 23623772.5 Total biogenic CO2 emissions.
Sum of CO2 emissions (non-biogenic) 0.3 827.7 53858607.2 Total non-biogenic CO2 emissions
Sum of Gases with No Listed GWP (metric tons) 0.3397 NA 1036.4
Sum of HFC emissions 2558.79 NA 19215.8
Sum of HFE emissions NA NA
Sum of Methane (CH4) emissions 0.21 NA 2491216.14 Total methane emissions
Sum of NF3 emissions 5332 NA 21231.68
Sum of Nitrous Oxide (N2O) emissions 0.31 NA 10675387.54
Sum of PFC emissions 33930.1 NA 1221318.27
Sum of SF6 emissions 4254.2 NA 153581.4
Total reported direct emissions 30.03 827.7 54200390.452 Total emissions of CO2 and other gases in metric tons.
Industry Description NA NA Description of the type of industry the facility serves.
Is Some CO2 captured on-site and therefore not emitted? N NA Y Indicates if all CO2 is emitted or if some is sequestered.
Number of reporting facilities 1 1 50 Number of facilities reported to the EPA.
Percentage of facilities that emit pollutants 2 NA 100 Percent of reporting facilities that emit pollutants other than CO2.
Percentage of facilities that employ continuous emissions monitoring 6 100 100
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 25 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 80 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 38 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.2 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
Goodness 500 2012
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Executive Diversity 0 0.09 0.41 Percentage of officers and directors that are female.
Percentage of Profit 0 0.019 1.086 Percentage of profit donated.
Rank 500 489 1 NA
Toxicity produced 773771631 194049 0 In pounds.
Toxicity released 113515588 1057 0 In pounds.
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Disclosure 0 85.9 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
Green Score 21.4 42.6 82.9 NA
Envtl. Mgmt. 21.3 62.6 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Envtl. Impact 0 13.1 89 Based on data compiled by Trucost, this is a comprehensive, quantitative, and standardized measurement of the overall environmental impact of a company’s global operations. More than 700 metrics—including emissions of nine key greenhouse gases, water use,
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Carbon Productivity 0.003 0.217 0.97 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.021 0.068 0.971 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.014 0.325 0.851 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 213 1
Reputation 0.005 0.303 1.0 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No Yes Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
Waste Productivity 0.014 0.743 0.97 Waste Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / [Total waste generated (metric tonnes) – waste recycled/reused (metric tonnes)].
Water Productivity 0.028 0.068 0.992 Water Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / Total water use (m3).
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Corporate Governance 3 0.2 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 22 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 3 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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