Our values

Energy companies are facing the challenge of responding to growing energy demand while tackling climate change and managing resources. And as one of the world’s largest electricity suppliers, we at EDF are at the forefront of this challenge. That's why sustainable development is at the heart of our strategy.

We aim to do our part in building a better tomorrow by offering clean, practical energy solutions and constantly striving to reduce their environmental impact.

Objectives and commitments

Nine commitments to respond to three key challenges

The environment: Tackling climate change and protecting biodiversity.

    1. Remain the lowest carbon emitter among the major European energy companies, especially electric utilities.
    2. Adapt our fleet and our customer offers to promote climate protection.
    3. Reduce our environmental impact, especially on biodiversity.

Social responsibility: Improving access to energy and developing close links with local communities.

    4. Promote access to energy and energy efficiency.
    5. Develop and sustain links with local communities where we work.
    6. Support education on major energy issues.

Governance: Contributing to the debate on sustainable development through dialogue, information, and communication.

    7. Continue to implement strategies based on the values we share with all our employees and stakeholders.
    8. Regulary report on our corporate social responsibility initiatives and results.
    9. Contribute to the debate on sustainable development at both a national and international level.

View our senior management commitment statement (format pdf622Kb)

Download our Corporate Social Responsability brochure (format pdf1184Kb)

Ethics and governance

Since the early 2000s, we have felt it necessary to define ethics andvalues that govern our activities and relations with stakeholders. Three values now guide our approach, namely respect, solidarity and responsibility, entailing ethical behavior from both the company and allits employees.

Download the EDF Group Code of Ethics (format pdf452Kb)