EDF Luminus is a leader in green energy development and production, operating onshore wind farms and hydroelectric power plants. The company plays a key role in the country’s security of supply, thanks to its gas power plants which balance variations in renewable energy production. With an installed capacity of 1,998 MW at the end of June 2015, EDF Luminus accounts for about 10% of Belgium’s total installed capacity. Under its Luminus commercial brand, the company sells electricity, gas and energy services to 1.8 million residential and business customers, representing a commercial market share of about 20%.
The Shift helps members to make use of the global framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals to map their societal ambitions.
7. Affordable and clean energy
EDF Luminus plans to invest 600 million euros between 2015 and 2018, most of it in windmills & energy services. In 2015, close to 100 million euros will be invested in windmills only.
11. Sustainable cities and communities
We aim to increase the number of partnerships with sustainable cities. Actions can include energy monitoring, electric mobility, public lighting, etc.
3. Good health
We aim for 0 accidents. At this point, given our good results, "It's not a dream, it's not a target, it's a choice".
13. Climate action
By signing the COP21 engagement letter, we commit to take voluntary action to reduce environmental and carbon footprints. We implement this by setting targets to reduce our current own GHG emissions and/or energy consumption, while also collaborating in supply chains and at sectorial levels. We agree on the need for inspirational and meaningful global action and aligned messaging. We will act as ambassadors for climate action, focusing on solutions and economic opportunities. We will help raise public awareness. We will actively manage climate risks and incorporate them in decision making — not least to realize growth opportunities. We will take steps to implement effective strategies to strengthen not only our companies’ but also societal resilience.
8. Decent work and economic growth
By our commitment to the Charter ‘Decent Work for All, we recognize the unique skills and talent every person can offer, regardless their gender, age, sexual orientation, cultural or social background, disability, or personal situation. We acknowledge that all actors from different sectors –private, social, public -need to join forces to integrate unemployed people in the labour market and address the obstacles to professional integration. We want to build well-connected ecosystems in which we collaborate to increase social impact. We express our commitment towards Decent work for all, including inclusive recruiting, and we will act in accordance of the charter. This means to us, as an actor of private sector, striving actively to create decent and sustainable jobs in an inclusive work environment, to reflect the diversity of our society in the workforce and to embed “Decent work for all” in the company culture. As one with all actors, we will define and communicate a target and action plan for inclusive recruiting to reflect the diversity of society in the workforce. We will leverage the organization’s resources to have an impact on decent work for all (internships, expertise, volunteering, lobbying, funding). We will contact other organizations to create or join the ecosystem to reach the target for inclusive workforce (recruiting and retention). We will share best practices with other organizations to inforce the ecosystem for decent work. We will report on results and lessons learned to decision makers in the companies and our country.