Economic Dimension

Renewable energy, like wind, has a strong influence in the local communities.

EDPR has defined policies, procedures and standards to ensure the sustainability of its supply chain, and in order to manage and mitigate environmental, social and ethical risks.

We are guided by a strong sense of ethics and require our suppliers to comply fully with EDPR’s ethical standards.

EDPR is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact directives for sustainable development. As part of this agreement, EDPR only works with suppliers that are in compliance with the UN Global Compact’s 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption.

EDPR suppliers must also adopt all necessary measures to ensure strict compliance with all applicable environmental regulations, as well with as EDPR´s Environment and Biodiversity Policies and the internal norms, procedures and systems that govern environmental management.

Specifically, EDPR has implemented an Environmental Management System (EMS) developed and certified according to the international standard ISO 14001:2004 for all its wind farms in operation. EDPR suppliers must know and understand the EMS. They must make the EMS available to their employees and subcontractors, and ensure their full compliance with the procedures set out in the EMS.

Finally, suppliers are also included in our Health & Safety policies and initiatives. Specifically, EDPR is committed to striving for zero accidents in its activities, a principle backed by the company’s OHSAS 18001 certification. The company aims to have its entire installed capacity certified by 2017.

Sustainable Supply Chain

Check out here the sustainable procurement policy for the EDP Group:

  • > 5,600 


  • 152 

    critical suppliers

  • > 80 %

    suppliers with Environmental and H&S Management System