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Respecting nature

We seek to protect the environment, reducing waste and making a positive contribution to biodiversity.

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Protecting biodiversity

When planning a new project on land or offshore in the marine environment, we apply the mitigation hierarchy, a decision-making framework that involves a sequence of four key actions: avoid, minimise, restore and offset. We assess the potential impact of projects on biodiversity and local communities as part of our impact assessment process.

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