Schneider Electric | We Believe That Access to Energy is a Basic Human Right

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Schneider Electric | We Believe That Access to Energy is a Basic Human Right

Involving local stakeholders

Whether rolling out rural electrification capabilities using solar microgrids or installing solar lighting in remote communities, we never stop at project implementation. Our goal is to provide efficient, sustainable technologies that communities can maintain for years.

Collaboration is key to achieving this vision. To that end, our Access to Energy program actively involves local stakeholders, including residents and customers, to bring — and sustain — safe, clean electricity to communities.

These collaborative efforts include:

  • Offers and business models for the design and deployment of adequate electrical distribution offers via off-grid solutions
  • Impact investment funds for innovative local energy entrepreneurship
  • Training (both technical and business) to address local skill shortages

As proof of our commitment, we are running programs around the globe to help get electricity to the people who need it:

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Content from this campaign

The One Planet Summit: Collective Action Makes a Positive Impact
At Schneider Electric, we understand that we must work together today to co-create a more sustainable world. We believe in making a low-carbon economy a reality now, both for businesses, and the world’s most vulnerable populations alike. One in seven people still lacks electricity, and most of them live in rural areas of the developing world.1 We look to the United...
Mar 14, 2019 2:35 PM ET
Schneider Electric Joins Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles; Commits to Increasing Access to Renewable Energy
- Schneider Electric furthers its commitment to achieving its corporate energy and sustainability goals - Joins list of Fortune 100 companies with public climate and energy goals
Aug 24, 2018 8:05 AM ET
Schneider Electric and DHET Sign Letter of Intent
Schneider Electric South Africa has signed a statement of intent with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to expand its Access to Education training collaboration. Schneider Electric South Africa’s Access to Education focus speaks to the large need for practical skills development within the field of energy. Since 2012, it has provided energy education to almost 9 000...
Aug 17, 2018 8:30 AM ET
VIDEO | Solving the Energy Challenge on International Youth Day
There are currently 1.8 billion people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the world; the largest youth population ever. However, 24 million of them are out of school because of political instability, labor market challenges and limited space for political and civic participation. This Sunday, 12th August is International Youth Day...
Aug 9, 2018 9:20 AM ET
A Four-Step Plan for Quickly Building Access to Energy in Remote, Rural Areas
The United Nations has established Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) as a key initiative for ensuring access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy for all by 2030. Today, one in seven people on the planet still have no access to energy, with most of these families living in the rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa, Latin...
May 8, 2018 9:05 AM ET