Sustainable business growth

Sustainability is more than just managing and looking after natural resources. It's also about running our business in a sustainable way to ensure we're around for the long haul.

Our sustainability statement

"Sustainability at Mercury is about energy freedom, built on our five pillars - customer, people, commercial, partnerships and kaitiakitanga. Our history goes back almost one hundred years and we intend to be here for at least a hundred more."
 

customer

customer

A focus on loyalty by inspiring, rewarding, and making it easier for our customers. Sound good? Join the Mercury family.
 
people

people

Our team is really important. We have a strong focus on safety and wellbeing, high performance and development.

 
commercial

commercial

Operation excellence, development of generation resources and sustainable business growth.

 
partnerships

partnerships

Our relationship with our partners, including iwi is based on shared values and a long-term focus.

 
Kaitiakitanga

Kaitiakitanga

Kaitiakitanga is about recognising and respecting natural resources and doing our bit to manage climate change.

 

The bigger picture

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), establish a global vision to end poverty, hunger, inequality and to protect natural resources. The SDGs act as a target for businesses, governments and society to make the right choices now to improve life for future generations. At Mercury, our sustainability strategy is based on the 5 pillars above. These can also be aligned to the SDGs as below.
 

Affordable and clean energy

Kaitiakitanga
Partnerships

 

Decent work and economic growth

People
Commercial
Partnerships

 

Sustainable cities and communities

Kaitiakitanga
People
Partnerships

 
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global reporting initiative (GRI)

Along with the use GRI guidelines, we are developing our use of other frameworks to ensure our disclosures reflect global standards.

View our disclosures and core reporting on pages 98 and 99 of our 2019 Annual Report.

 
GRI core reporting

Stakeholder engagement

Our view of the matters material to how Mercury creates value is informed by a broad context, including stakeholder input.

Read more on page 97 of the 2019 Annual Report.

 
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