CSR EcoVadis Silver Medal for Powersystems

September 20, 2023

Powersystems UK, the high voltage specialist electrical engineering company based in Bristol, is proud to announce that they have been awarded an EcoVadis Silver Medal for performance in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and proudly display a score of (63/100) granted by EcoVadis, a globally recognised sustainability ratings provider.

The Silver medal puts Powersystems in the top 25% of the 40,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis in 2023. Powersystems, received a score of 63 on EcoVadis’ 2023 scorecard, putting it in 83rd percentile. For the year 2023, Powersystems has scored in all the four EcoVadis themes –Environment (60), Labor & Human Rights (70), Ethics (60) and Sustainable Procurement (50) for the year 2023. 

EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200+ purchasing categories and 175+ countries.

EcoVadis’ methodology is built on international sustainability standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and ISO 26000. The EcoVadis award is a recognised and reliable global business sustainability rating, with more than 75,000 companies taking part, across multiple industries.

SHEQ Manager Trevor Bamber added: “Powersystems is focused on Environmental, Social and Governance as part of our PriorityNo.1 Health, Safety and Wellbeing program, and we are committed to making the greatest impact possible in terms of our sustainability performance. We are proud to see this reflected in the designation from EcoVadis and the continued certification to our trio of ISO standards. A sustainable future is something that matters greatly to us, our business, and our customers.”

About EcoVadis

EcoVadis is a purpose-driven company whose mission is to provide the world’s most trusted business sustainability ratings. Businesses of all sizes rely on EcoVadis’ expert intelligence and evidence-based ratings to monitor and improve the sustainability performance of their business and trading partners. Its actionable scorecards, benchmarks, carbon action tools, and insights guide an improvement journey for environmental, social and ethical practices across 200 industry categories and 175 countries. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal, Unilever, LVMH, Bridgestone, BASF and JPMorgan are among the 100,000 businesses that collaborate with EcoVadis to drive resilience, sustainable growth and positive impact worldwide.

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Powersystems are powering the transition to a carbon free future

As a high voltage specialist electrical engineering company with over 46 years (1977-2023) experience Powersystems have grown by reputation to become a trusted force in the design, installation and commissioning of electrical infrastructure across the UK.

Celebrating 26 years as the first Lloyds National Electricity Registration Scheme ‘s accredited Independent Connection Provider (ICP), Powersystems are capable of delivering contestable grid connections at voltages up to 132 kV.

Since 2000, Powersystems have connected over 6 Gigawatts of renewable energy generation to the UK electricity grid, along with decarbonisation technology which includes; wind energy projects, solar, anaerobic digestion, hydroelectric, electrical vehicle infrastructure, short term operating reserve STOR, combined heat and power (CHP), Grid stability projects like rotating stabilisers,  and battery energy storage systems (BESS) as well as commercial industrial private wire networks.

Working with partners, delivering sustainable power solutions, proudly the Powersystems high voltage specialist team have connected 30% of all U.K. onshore wind farms.

At the core of the operation is a commitment to the highest values of health and safety, welfare, quality and the environment. Powersystems Integrated management systems are ISO accredited and their approach under their health and safety ‘Priority No.1’ brand is to aim for the best industry practice in all.

Powersystems UK Ltd. is an Employee-Owned Business and as such has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. They encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of the business.

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