Founding Year: 2006

Staff: 5368

Budget: $3.216b

Henrik Poulsen (CEO)

Ørsted is a Danish multinational power company. Previously known as DONG Energy, the company adopted its current name on 6 November 2017. As the largest energy company in Denmark, it focuses on offshore wind farms, bioenergy, and waste-to-energy solutions. It has wind farms in Denmark, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, United States, and Taiwan. The company has also created a green loan facility to provide up to $30b in investments for green energy towards 2025.

Selected Areas of Focus:



    • Taking action to stay within 1.5°C(32p) – It “wants to illustrate that it is possible to halve global emissions by 2030 and limit global warming to 1.5°C, protecting our shared home from runaway climate change.”
    • Sustainability report 2019 (2019, 52p) – It “presents both financial and sustainability performance” of Ørsted per year chosen.


Ørsted contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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