2023 Sustainability Hero
Spire's sustainability efforts

At Spire, our goal is to do more with energy. To continue innovating, doing what's right and pushing the boundaries of what's possible. Our sustainability efforts bring that goal to life. 

Environmental highlights
Image of boring equipment and pipeline
Image of boring equipment and pipeline
Reducing leaks

13% leak reduction per 1,000 system miles, compared to 2022 levels

Image of pipeline in the ground
Image of pipeline in the ground
Reporting on our baseline

Reduced CO2e by 4.7% compared to 2022 

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Image of Spire employee volunteering
Providing support

Supported environmental efforts in the communities we serve and the places we call home

Community spotlight

Spire has been named to Newsweek Magazine's list of America's Most Responsible Companies for the fifth year in a row.

More highlights
Environmental highlights

Here's a look at how we're working toward our environmental goals. 

  • Reduced CO2e by 4.7% compared to 2022
  • Replaced more than 173 additional miles of aging infrastructure
  • Achieved a 13% leak reduction per 1,000 system miles of distribution pipelines compared to 2022 levels
  • Established emission reduction strategies that align with our environmental commitment for Scope 1 and 2 emissions 

Learn more about our commitment to the environment >

People highlights
  • Increased percentage of racially diverse employees by 4%
  • Developed enhanced succession planning framework for director-level employees
  • Connected customers with more than $33 million in federal, state and Spire energy assistance funding
  • Increased employee volunteer hours by 6% over 2022 levels
  • Introduced a Parental Leave policy
  • Surveyed more than 18,000 customers about their experience doing business with Spire
  • Donated more than $6.2M to support our communities
  • Named one of Newsweek's "Most Responsible Companies" for the fifth year in a row

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Governance highlights
  • Appointed three new directors to the board, including one female director
  • Named our first Vice President of Sustainability
  • Established the Sustainability Council to ensure alignment and coordination of sustainability initiatives across the company
View past reports
2022 report

Explore the 2022 report

2021 report

Explore the 2021 report

2020 report

Explore the 2020 report

2019 report

Explore the 2019 report

2018 report

Explore the 2018 report

Governance and policy updates

We recently published several governance policies based on our sustainability initiatives. 

Board of Directors Succession Planning and Diversity Policy

The Spire Board acknowledges the importance of diversity in its broadest sense in the boardroom as a driver of Board effectiveness. 

Human Rights Policy

Spire is committed to respecting human rights in our own operations and complying with the laws of the states in which we do business. 

Environmental Policy & Principles

We believe we all have a shared responsibility to care for our planet. As an energy company, we honor that responsibility, operating with environmental safety and sustainability in mind.