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Sustainable development

Environmental testing: grass samples taken from AREVA's plant at La Hague

As a market leader in nuclear and renewable energy, AREVA is aware of its responsibilities concerning the world’s energy issues. The group places sustainable development at the center of its strategy and operations. AREVA aims for growth that is profitable, socially responsible and respectful of the environment. It’s why the group integrates sustainable development into its management practices which focuses on 10 major commitments.

Climate change, energy security, access to energy, nuclear safety, resource protection, pollution, access to healthcare and economic development are among the complex issues that affect AREVA’s strategic and operational decisions.

Installation of wind turbines for the Alpha Ventus wind farm in the North Sea

How important is sustainable development to AREVA’s strategy?

AREVA seeks growth that is profitable, socially responsible and respectful of the environment.
This objective rests on 10 commitments.

Tour of the Georges Besse II plant worksite at the Tricastin site

A humanistic attitude

Sustainable development influences managerial practices and behavior, encouraging dialogue and long-term vision in particular.

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Sustainable development approach is supported by policies and specific charters which formalize commitments.
This has led to the establishment of social and environmental performance indicators.

In this way, AREVA has developed many policies, charters and reports which support our continuous improvement wish: