Community Investment and Employee Engagement
At RWE npower, we recognise the impact our business has on the world we live in. We’re committed to carrying out our business with a sense of responsibility for the environment, our customers and employees and for the communities in which we work.
We have an extensive community programme that focusses on three key areas: education, environment and improving health. Our programme ranges from encouraging our employees to volunteer to ‘enthuse’ young children to choose Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects at school, to raising £5m for our corporate charity Macmillan. Our CommunityMark award from Business in the Community recognises the benefits to both our business and the communities we operate in from the work we do.
The success of our business depends on the ability, commitment and dedication of our employees. In order to attract and retain talented people we must provide a culture where individuals can develop and realise their full potential. This includes ensuring our employees feel engaged with the business through appropriate communication channels with managers, as well as support offered in the form of volunteering.
In 2011, we have maintained a strong focus on employee engagement, that will continue into 2012, supported by our Learning and Development programmes to ensure that our employees and potential employees have opportunities to develop and progress at RWE npower.
Health and Safety remains of the utmost priority and we are committed to sharing best practice across the company, maintaining our high standards and striving for improvements.