Crown Castle Releases 2020 ESG Report GlobeNewswireCrown Castle Releases 2020 ESG Report GlobeNewswire
Impact Investing Forum 2023
London. May 04-05, 2023.
HOUSTON, Dec. 8, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE). Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE : CCI) (“Crown Castle”) today announced the release of its 2020 Environmental, Social & Governance Report. Crown Castle’s commitments to sustainability and corporate responsibility are highlighted in this year’s report. It includes information about progress on the Company’s carbon neutral goal (announced earlier in the quarter), expanded workforce diversity disclosure, a new diverse goal for supplier spending, and details about the strength and diversity the Company’s Board. Jay Brown, Crown Castle’s Chief Operating Officer, stated that the ESG journey focuses on building upon our inherently sustainable business model. He also noted that this year, the Company established carbon neutral and supplier diversity spending goals. This was followed by an expanded workforce diversity disclosure, a new diverse supplier spending goal, and details about the strength and diversity of the Company’s Board of Directors. We have already contracted to source more that 60% of our 2022 electricity consumption from renewable energy since the announcement of our goal to become carbon neutral by 2025 in Scope 2 and 1 emissions. This puts us on track to achieving our goal. The 2020 ESG Report builds on the previous Corporate Sustainability Reports and adds EEO-1 data as well as a Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures(TCFD) index. It also continues to provide Global Reporting Initiative and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board disclosures. To view the report, visit https://www.crowncastle.com/investors/corporate-sustainability. ABOUT CROWN Castle Crown Castle owns, manages, and leases more that 40,000 cell towers and 80,000 route miles fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions in every major U.S. markets. This national portfolio of communications infrastructure connects communities and cities to essential data, technology, and wireless service. It brings information, ideas, and innovations to the people who need them. Visit www.crowncastle.com for more information about Crown Castle. CAUTIONARY LANGUAGE REGARDING FUTURE-LOOKING STATEMENTS. This news release contains forward looking statements that are based upon management’s current expectations. These statements include plans, commitments and projections, estimates, and expectations about (1) our carbon neutral goal, (2) our future electricity consumption, (3) the diverse supplier spending goal, (4) the workforce culture and the benefits therefrom, (5) our ESG journey focus, and (6) our business model, and the benefits therefrom. Forward-looking statements are subjected to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, as well as prevailing market conditions. Actual results could differ materially from what was expected if any of these risks or uncertainties occur. Crown Castle’s filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission contain more information about possible risks that could impact Crown Castle and its results. “Including” and any variation of it means “including, but not limited to.” CONTACTS
Dan Schlanger, CFO
Ben Lowe, SVP & Treasurer
Crown Castle International Corp.