A passion for green growth!
Global Environment Day is an engaging way for our employees to join together to walk the talk. The event related to planet sustainability and environmental action had three themes: circular economy, a low-CO2 world, and differentiating ourselves through green efforts environmental action.
“Schneider Electric Goes to River.” Employees from five sites in Jakarta and Bekasi, Indonesia, clean up the Ciliwung River, enjoy eco-rafting, and plant trees.
Energy education from anywhere
Energy University™ is a free, online, on-demand educational resource, offering more than 200 vendor-neutral courses on energy management and automation. Energy courses are available in 13 languages and 185 countries. This energy education program helps individuals:
Achieve their personal energy career goals through professional certifications
Enhance their energy expertise in support of their organization’s efficiency efforts
Foster energy leadership for the sake of our planet
European Works Council dialogue
The European Works Council facilitates active social dialogue at the European level throughout the year, as well as in-depth discussions on key topics, such as renewing the existing European Agreement on Anticipation of Change. In 2016, the Council met six times, including five Core Council Meetings and one plenary session. The June plenary session hosted presentations and discussions on the company’s strategy with ExCom members, including CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire.
Thierry Jacquet, Customer Projects & Services, Customer Project Execution, Energy Business Schneider Electric, and Secretary of the European Works Council
in the City
Go Green in the City is our annual energy management competition and business case challenge for university business and engineering students to find innovative solutions for sustainable energy management. Each team of two must include at least one woman in order to attract female graduates for internships and/or ongoing talent fulfillment objectives. The 2016 winners, Rini Bharadwaj and Vivian Silas Jeyachander Manohar from Fachhochschule Aachen in Germany, proposed an off-grid irrigation system that reduced both financial and environmental costs by utilizing tree-mounted wind turbines.
Go Green in the City gave us an opportunity to look at energy innovation in a whole new light. It has motivated us to apply our theoretical acumen on global problems and made us think as an entrepreneur. The mentorship we received from Schneider Electric has helped us to define our ambitions for the future more clearly.