Outlining our pledge to help the planet, Sonepar is also pleased to launch its ten commitments for each associate to take with them in order to live their lives more sustainably.
Today, Sonepar CEO Philippe Delpech launches the Sonepar Energy Transition Academy, a brand-new online training course designed to raise awareness on sustainability, climate change and their impacts on the Group. Philippe announced, "This academy will be accessible to our 48,000 associates around the world, they will have access to e-learning modules, helping them to improve their knowledge and expertise in sustainability products, systems, subsystems, helping them to sell better installations to our customers, and thereby helping the planet."
Emphasizing the importance of our role in reducing our carbon emissions Philippe stated, "Sonepar has a very important role to play being the largest electrical B2B distributor on the planet, in order to help communities, government and customers reduce their CO2 footprint."
Outlining our pledge to help the planet, Sonepar is also pleased to launch its ten commitments for each associate to take with them in order to live their lives more sustainably. Philippe concluded, "I think it's a great achievement by the team, a great commitment made, and I think it will have great results for the Group moving forward, helping us to attract customers, and helping us to attract associates to the company. Thank you all."
The Sonepar Group is also pleased to release the Sustainability at Sonepar guide, to outline our strategy moving forward, as part of the Planet pillar of Impact, our strategic business plan. Chief Communications Officer and Sustainability Matt Pothecary stated, "Sonepar is fully committed being more sustainable and is preparing for future energy transition challenges by promoting energy efficient products and raising awareness on sustainability internally using e-learning solutions and the creation of the Sonepar Energy Transition Academy."
Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Assisting customers in a wide range of markets and drawing on the skill and passion of its 48,000 associates, Sonepar has sales of €24 billion. Through a dense network of 145 operating companies spanning 48 countries and 5 continents, and the digital solutions developed, the Sonepar Group delivers greater service and enhanced customer relations every day. Sonepar's ambition is to become "La Référence" - the standard-setter for all its stakeholders.