b'the Paris Agreement reachedWhat are thoseby 2040 in its New Policies within the United NationsQ steps? How doesScenario and positions it as Framework Convention onKosmos plan tothe largest fuel in the global Climate Change in 2015 is areduce its carbon footprintenergy mix by that year under crucial step in global effortsas a business? Does Kosmosits Sustainable Development to address climate change.have a role to play in theScenario. We understand that achievingenergy transition?We are now working with the internationally acceptedAt this time, ourour partner BP and the target of limiting mean globalA direct greenhouseGovernments of Mauritania temperature rises to wellgas emissions ariseand Senegal to develop below 2C requires significantprimarily from explorationthe resources we have and sustained reductions inactivities such as use ofdiscovered at the Greater greenhouse gas emissions.drillships, seismic vessels andTortue Ahmeyim field into an In addition, around 1 billionsupport vessels, and our officesefficient, competitive natural people (roughly 13% of theand logistics bases. We dontgas projectboth for export worlds population) still lackoperate production platformsin the form of liquefied natural access to electricity, andor floating production andgas (LNG) and to provide a global energy needs arestorage vessels. less carbon intensive source of expected to increase by 25%We publish our emissionsenergy for the economies of by 20401. The Internationaland other environment dataMauritania and Senegal.Energy Agency (IEA)annually in our corporate estimates that demandresponsibility report. InWhat is Kosmos growth will require more thanresponse to investors, and toQ doing to safeguard $2 trillion of investment incontinue our transparencysome of the more new energy supply per year.in all areas, we aim to reportenvironmentally sensitive This will be particularly drivenfor the first time to theareas where it worksplaces by emerging economiesCDP (formerly the Carbonlike So Tom and Prncipe, such as those in whichDisclosure Project) in 2019.which is known for its Kosmos focuses much of itsbiodiversity? investment.Regarding the energy transition, we believe natural gas has anWhen it comes Tackling this challenge important role to play as aA to protecting the reducing greenhouse gasbridge to renewables. In 2015environment, we work emissions while enablingand 2016, Kosmos discoveredto the same high standards social progress throughsignificant natural gas reservesno matter where we operate. satisfying growing energyoffshore Mauritania andIts about having experienced, demandrequires actionSenegal, opening a majorwell-trained people doing from all parts of society:new natural gas province inthe work. Its about having governments, civil societywhich we are now partneredthe right processes in place and the private sector, andwith BP. Expanding use ofto prevent incidents from companies like Kosmos mustnatural gas globally is widelyhappening, and also having grab hold of the opportunitiesregarded as critical to reducingthe right procedures to and challenges that the globalCOemissions, given that itrespond in the unlikely event energy transition presents to2 of an incident. And finally, its produces about half as much our business. We intend toCOas coal when burned forabout engaging international set out a full climate change2 experts and non-governmental power, and therefore offers a strategy next year to ensurecleaner alternative to coal fororganizations (NGOs) in that Kosmos is taking thepower generation. environmental protection to right steps. ensure that were deploying The IEA expects demand forbest practices everywhere. natural gas to increase by 45% 1.International Energy Agency, World Energy Outlook, 20184'