|Industry||Energy and Utilities|
|Area Served||Europe and United States|
|Products||Electrical power, Natural Gas|
|Market Value||39 034,5 m$|
E.ON is one of the world's largest investor-owned power and gas companies. E.ON’s diversified business strategy consists of renewables, conventional and decentralized power generation, natural gas, energy trading, retail and distribution.
Engagement in Cultural Diplomacy
Energy business activities have both positive and negative impacts on people and the environment at a local and global level. In this regard, E.ON are playing a key role in the long-term transformation, dealing with respect of people and environment.
Equal opportunity and diversity are the main values concerning the company's human resource policy. E.ON conducts actions to promote diversity with regard to nationality, culture, age, and gender. The Equal Opportunity and Diversity Framework of the E.ON Group obliges them to uphold a number of key principles. First of all, the company abides to zero tolerance with regards to discrimination, prejudice, or harassment. The Company actively promotes expansion of the workforces diversity and equality in opportunities for personal and professional development. Moreover E. ON proclaims equal opportunity primarily through respecting individuality. The company encourages to increase mutual understanding of different cultures and characters. In addition, E.ON has the goal of doubling the percentage of women executives by 2020.
International Internship Programs
E.ON has an Internship program that allows students to acquire some practice experience in an international team in the energy field. In addition, the company gives the opportunity to people to complete their degree with a University Thesis at E .ON.
Grants and Scholarships
Research and excellence are the most important components in a constantly evolving field like energy. For this reason, E.ON has created partnerships between the company and universities, and gives grants to the most talented students.
Supporting Music & Visual Arts
E.ON has a partnership with the Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf. in which it has supported the extension and renovation of the building. From this cooperation, all the employees of E.ON have privileged access to art and culture; namely as they have free entry into the museum. Football is the sport n°1 in Europe. It delights millions of people, who actively take part or who just enthusiastically share the excitement. However, there is often a lack of suitable facilities and activities that appeal to the whole family. E.ON supports clubs; sports associations and activities based on the subject of football and create a sport space for families.
Promoting Human and Civil Rights
human rights are an important value for E.ON. Indeed, the company respects and promotes 3 of the most important international document such as: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights of [the United Nations http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/], which is essential to promoting the development of friendly relations between nations and to recognizing the innate values that we all have. Fundamental Conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO) “Conventions and recommendations are drawn up by representatives of governments, employers and workers and are adopted at the ILO's annual International Labour Conference. Ratifying countries commit themselves to applying the convention in national law and practice and reporting on its application at regular intervals. The ILO provides technical assistance if necessary. In addition, representation and complaint procedures can be initiated against countries for violations of a convention they have ratified” Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, which asks companies to “embrace, support and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of core values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption”. For instance businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights, uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining as well as support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.