We work with CSR and ESG organisations whose expertise helps us achieve our sustainability ambitions, and we’ve received a number of external awards and commendations in recognition of our performance.
We are a founding member of the Corporate Leaders Groups in the UK (UK CLG). As members, we commit to leading from the front in securing a smooth, equitable and positive transition to a sustainable economy.
Member of BITC
We are member of Business In the Community (BITC) and part of regional leadership boards and Race and Mental Health at Work charters. We commit to support the responsible business movement and create a greater impact focused on developing a skilled and inclusive workforce.
Member of Mi-ROG
We are member of the Major Infrastructure–Resources Optimisation Group (MI-ROG), a forum for the UK’s infrastructure operators to collaborate across the circular economy theme and to meet the challenge of delivering major infrastructure programmes in a constrained economy.
Commitment to the UN SDGs
EDF Group was an early adopter of the UN SDGs and the draft goals were used as the main reference framework for EDF’s Corporate Responsibility objectives that were launched as part of the Group’s CAP2030 strategy in 2017.
We have industry-leading customer service
Rated 'Great' on Trustpilot
We maintained a ‘Great’ rating on Trustpilot. The rating measures customer satisfaction based the reviews entered by customers on Trustpilot.
We are one of only two suppliers to be awarded Energy UK’s Vulnerability Commitment Gold Star Rating.
Support to EV 100
We support the commitment by EDF Group to EV 100 aim for a fleet of 100% electric light vehicles by 2030 and install EV charging for staff and customers. We already are already progressing, as almost 11% of our fleet is electric.
The Carbon Trust has assured that the electricity supplied under the following products is 100% covered by Renewable Certificates that have been obtained and retired by EDF, in line with the WRI GHG Protocol Scope 2 Guidance (2015).
EDF is the only UK energy company with land certified to the Biodiversity Benchmark. All our nuclear stations are certified to the Biodiversity Benchmark; 8 stations, at 7 locations. This covers around 1500ha of non-operational land on which or adjacent to sites designated for biodiversity significance.
Living Wage Employer accreditation
We have maintained a Living Wage employer accreditation by the Living Wage Foundation since 2016. This accreditation includes the employees of our suppliers who work on our sites.
Cornerstone Employer accreditation
The Inspire Programme has also allowed Hinkley Point C to partner with the The Careers & Enterprise Company and the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to become a ‘Cornerstone Employer’ in the Heart of the South West Careers Hub.
Award through NEPO contract
We developed a public sector electricity contract with the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO). NEPO received the Best Public Sector Project Award at the National Social Value Awards 2022 and the award for Social Value at the Government Opportunities (GO) Awards 2022, which recognise the social value of the contract with EDF UK.
Excellent rating from CEEQUAL
Sizewell C has been awarded an ‘excellent’ rating from infrastructure sustainability assessment scheme, CEEQUAL, for the Strategy phase of the project. The rating means that Sizewell C has clearly demonstrated commitment to delivering a sustainable project, from the outset.
With the right policies in place, we plan to enable investment in low carbon technologies in the UK worth over £50bn by 2035. This amounts to 15GW of wind, solar and nuclear power – meeting one fifth of UK demand.