National Grid Plc
Industry Group: Utilities
Country/Region: United Kingdom
National Grid owns and operates the electric and gas transmission system in England and Wales. In 2019, it divested its U.K. natural gas distribution business. In the Northeastern United States, it serves 7.1 million electricity and gas customers combined in three states. It also owns regulated transmission and electricity generation in the United States, metering services, merchant transmission lines in the U.K., and the Grain (U.K.) liquefied natural gas facility.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Utilities 122 out of 686
Global Universe 4968 out of 15059
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National Grid Plc's Exposure is Medium
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National Grid Plc's Management of ESG Material Risk is Strong
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