Putting people first and contributing to a more sustainable and equal society
We innovate to improve the quality of life of people around the world by providing access to clean and affordable energy and sustainable infrastructure and transport solutions.
We provide equal opportunity for the growth and development of our diverse employees in a safe, fair, inclusive and healthy environment.
We are committed to the wellbeing of people in our entire value chain and communities around our operations.
All our facilities to be certified with HSE management system by 2021, currently 80% of our facilities are certified.
25% of employees and 40 % of direct University recruitments to be women by 2025.
Contribute to the upgradation of education facilities and continue to support engineering scholarships globally.
Our contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
No. 4 Quality Education
As a leader in innovation, we consider quality education as a key requirement to achieve sustainable development. We promote learning opportunities for all our employees, empowering top performing people to build business resilience and provide sustainable world class technologies for all. Through our corporate responsibility program, we contribute to the upgrade of education facilities and continue to support engineering scholarships globally.
No. 5 Gender Equality
We have identified diversity as one of our main business drivers and promote a culture of inclusion through different initiatives such as the ‘Unconscious Bias workshops’ and ‘flexible work practices’. We have set ambitious goals of establishing 25% of our employees and 40% of all University recruits as women in 2025 as well as increase the ratio of women in leadership positions. As a step in this direction we launched our PG Female Talent Development Program in 2019.
No. 7 Affordable and Clean Energy
As a global leader in power technologies, we are committed to development of modern, affordable and clean energy for improving quality of life of all people. We do this by providing power products, systems, software and service solutions with minimum environmental impact. Our pioneering solutions – such as our HVDC technology - facilitate the safe, reliable and efficient integration, transmission and distribution of renewable sources for our partners in the utility, industry, transport & infrastructure sectors.
Our aim is to increase energy efficient electrification and the share of renewable energy in the grid, in industries, transportation and infrastructure as well as in our own operations.
No. 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
Our people are our most important asset and providing them with safe and secure workplaces - all the time and anywhere - remains our license to operate. Currently, 80% of our facilities are certified with an HSE management system and we aim to reach 100% by 2021. We protect their labor rights and are committed to fair and equal pay for supporting economic growth globally. We fulfill our responsibility to respect human rights along our value chain through due diligence mechanisms embedded in our business processes and specific programs such as Sustainable Supplier Development Program.
No. 9 Innovation and Infrastructure
We contribute to innovation with our pioneering technologies that enable a more reliable, sustainable and stronger grid and contribute to sustainable infrastructure solutions including upgradations and retrofits. We collaborate with our partners and stakeholders to increase resource-use efficiency, greater adoption of clean and environmentally conscious technology and support economic development, such as with microgrid solutions in island states and developing regions of the world.
No. 10 Reduced Inequalities
We believe that diversity fosters innovation. We are committed to empowering and promoting a culture of inclusion for all – Diversity 360 degree - irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion, economic or other status. We ensure equal opportunity and reduce inequalities through our policies and Codes of Conduct and specific initiatives such as our Diversity and Inclusion program.
No. 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
As leaders in power technologies, we enable increase of electrification and the share of renewable energy in the grid, industry, mobility, life, cities and IT sectors. We are committed to making our cities and communities more sustainable by providing access to green electricity for homes, commercial establishments and industries and contribute to safe, affordable and sustainable transport for all. As part of our corporate responsibility, we collaborate with communities, supporting them to enhance economic, social and environmental value.