Energy company, Eni, has reaffirmed its pledge to prioritize decarbonization process to yield growth. The firm, in its report, stated that it its commitment had sprung up many opportunities. Therefore, the firm is willing to use existing activities to maximize development.
The firm’s guide is in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. In the report, the firm is committed to discover new production lines in various countries across the world.
The firm plans to replicate in many countries the model which was used in Kenya. This model processed cargo of vegetable oil made from waste and raw materials on degraded land. The model generated positive impacts on employment and development of the local community.
Besides Kenya; Mozambique, Nigeria, and Ghana also benefited from this model. The process ensured that everyone had access to clean cooking. In Côte d’Ivoire, the firm was able to reach out to more than 100,000 beneficiaries and also shared more than 20,000 cooking stoves in less than six months.
Eni through its vision has helped many people in Nigeria get easy access to clean water with the provision of 22 water wells powered by photovoltaic systems. The firm has also aided the promotion of literacy among people in Ghana, Iraq, Mozambique, Egypt, Congo, and Mexico by opening the Zohr Applied Technology School. The school helps youth develop technical skills related to the energy and technology fields.
The Chief Executive Officer, Claudio Descalzi stated that the firm is striving to ensure that its vision of promoting energy access, encouraging local development, and environmental protection is met through its operations. He added that the firm has remained glued to its strategy due to collaborations with stakeholders, the public sector, civil societies, etc.
Claudio is of the view that the firm will meet its goal of zero emissions by 2050. He, therefore, called on private individuals and governments of various countries to help support these goals.