Successful engagement starts with understanding how we can better collaborate with our stakeholders through transparency, dialogue, and active listening. We work together with our stakeholders to solve community issues, promote economic opportunities, and build relationships to help our region thrive.

PICTURED: Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro visits CNX operations to announce historic collaboration with CNX.

Stakeholder Audience   Type of Engagement   Frequency
  • Charitable opportunities; mentoring, volunteering
  • Positive Energy Hub news platform
  • Electronic communications—CNX Pulse app, e-mail updates
  • Townhall meetings
  • Department meetings
  • Training sessions
  • Lunch and learn events
  • Employee resource groups
  • Ethics hotline
  • Social media postings
  • News releases and media statements
Business Partners (Contractors & Suppliers)  
  • Mentorship Academy partnering
  • Site orientations
  • Supplier and Partner Summits—with a focus on QHSE
  • Training and performance management
  • Advocacy and political engagement
Landowners/Royalty Owners  
  • Landowner relations team
  • Town halls and public meetings
  • Website portal and dedicated email address
  • Positive Energy Hub news platform
  • Social media postings
  • News releases and media statements
Local Communities (Residents, Emergency Services, NGOs, charities)  
  • Radical Transparency program website
  • Operating area Community Relations team
  • Meetings to discuss Emergency Response plans
  • Town halls and public meetings
  • CNX Foundation management
  • Events and conferences
  • Project partnerships
  • Positive Energy Hub news platform
  • Social media postings
  • News releases and media statements
Elected Officials/Regulators  
  • Radical Transparency website
  • Engagement with federal and state regulators
  • Policy discussions at all levels
  • Meetings with municipal and township leaders
  • Positive Energy Hub news platform
Investors/Capital Providers  
  • Investor Relations website and contact information
  • Investor conferences, meetings and calls
  • Financial presentations, SEC filings, annual report, Corporate Sustainability Report, presentations and press releases
  • Quarterly earnings letter and annual meeting of shareholders
Industry/Trade Associations  
  • Meetings and networking events
  • Trade association participation
As needed
School Districts/Vocational Schools  
  • Meetings with school superintendents and principals to discuss opportunities with the Mentorship Academy
  • Career Fairs
  • Marietta College
  • West Virginia University
  • Waynesburg University
  • Community College of Allegheny County
  • Slippery Rock University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Duquesne University

Previous reports have listed news media and industry analysts as key stakeholder groups. However, as CNX continues to evolve and develop company platforms and brand journalism channels to illustrate the company’s corporate strategy and results thoroughly and transparently, third party analysis and coverage, which are often inaccurate or biased, have become obsolete.

About this report

This report was prepared following the recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), Oil and Gas metrics from the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards. We are aligning our reporting requirements with the Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD). CNX also references the IPIECA Sustainability Reporting Guidance for the Oil and Gas Industry to inform our reporting, and other key external governance, social, and environmental metrics and topics important to our stakeholders and community. Additionally, we disclose through the CDP Climate Change and Water Security Questionnaires. Transparency is vital to CNX, our Sustainable Business Model, and our stakeholders. CNX has consistently increased participation in voluntary disclosures in recent years, and we will continue to share key metrics in this report and other public disclosures.

Verification and Audit

CNX obtained limited assurance from Keramida, Inc., a WBE-certified global sustainability and EHS services firm, for certain 2023 data presented in this report and Performance Scorecard—specifically Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions, air emissions, water, and waste data. CNX’s Internal Audit & Advisory Services team performed a review and provided limited assurance for all other 2023 data presented in the Performance Scorecard. Note that certain financial data included in the scorecard is also subject to internal control procedures that are required for the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 302 certifications included in our SEC filings.

Material topics

CNX evaluates the materiality of ESG matters against two criteria—potential impact to our business and importance to our stakeholders. Our ESG assessment helps shape our ESG strategy, Enterprise Risk Management process, and reporting focus. This assessment will be updated as new developments arise that have the potential to impact our assessment of ESG materiality.

Environmental Social Governance
Emissions and Climate Change Process Safety Regulatory Compliance
Air Quality Workforce Health & Safety Risk Management
Biodiversity Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Business Ethics
Spills and Releases Employee Wellness Transparency and Reporting
Water Stewardship Impact to Local Economy Data Protection and Cybersecurity
Environmental Management System Community Investment
Innovation and Technology