MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced the appointment of Frederick Morency as Vice President, Sustainability, Strategic Initiatives & Innovation to lead its Electrification and Sustainability strategy in Canada.
Frederick has been with Schneider Electric for 25 years and most recently served as Vice President, Services, where he orchestrated strong digital experiences between Schneider Electric’s partners, customers and core businesses. He has also been a quarterback for Sustainability in Canada for many years, guiding the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) commitments to support local decarbonization efforts at all 20 sites across the country.
In this new role, Frederick will continue to lead Schneider Electric’s decarbonization actions for the country and will also be responsible for accelerating the company’s position in growth segments emerging with the energy transition. He will also collaborate with industry partners, government and other stakeholders to help advance climate action policies and regulations at federal and provincial levels.
“Driving the energy transition takes strong collaboration and commitment. Frederick will bring focused attention to our Sustainability and Electrification strategy and will build stronger synergy across our organization, with our partners and the market at large,” said Adrian Thomas, Country President, Canada, Schneider Electric. “The step-changes he will lead at local and national levels will cascade to advance our net-zero targets so we can achieve higher levels of climate action and to drive growth in new markets.”
“I am excited to help shape Schneider Electric’s trajectory for locally-led, globally-shared net zero vision in our operations and across all touchpoints of our business,” said Frederick Morency, Vice President, Sustainability, Strategic Initiatives & Innovation, Schneider Electric. “Climate action is a shared responsibility that requires planned action. I look forward to leveraging the power of partnerships to help chart a more robust path forward for Sustainability and Electrification in our market.”
About Schneider’s Sustainability Impact (SSI)
Schneider’s Sustainability Impact is the company’s global pledge to make operations carbon neutral in 2025 and to decarbonize its end-to-end value chain by 2040—ten years ahead of the 1.5 climate trajectory. SSI tightly aligns with the UN’s SDGs and features a dashboard to measure ESG performance in the following areas: climate, resources, trust, equal opportunities, generations and local communities. Schneider’s latest SSI score for these combined areas can be found here. Schneider Electric is one of the first 59 companies to receive validation from the Science Based Targets initiative, in line with the new Corporate Net-Zero Standard.
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About Schneider Electric
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