Our culture and people


The culture and people at Lightsource bp make us who we are. We’re values-led, passionate about diversity and inclusion, and care deeply about creating a safe and healthy place for people to work.

This approach of openness and integrity shines through our entire business, felt by our colleagues, customers, partners, and within the communities that we work.

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Our vibes

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At Lightsource bp, we talk about ‘our vibes’. Our vibes is our culture – agile, diverse, and driven by an entrepreneurial spirit. We encourage individuality and creativity to empower our people to change the world.

We are open and inclusive, and love to be challenged. Together, we’re pushing the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape to help make our planet a better place.



Our core values

From our corporate social responsibility to our passion for renewable energy, Lightsource bp works to five core values that shape everything we do.

Safety: We create a mindset of safety for ourselves and everyone we partner with – upholding a safe physical, psychological and cultural environment for everyone.

Integrity: We have the flexibility to change our opinions as we learn. We are open to new ideas and approaches, creating a growth environment.

Respect: We enable each other to deliver through teamwork, trust, and respectful communication. We are approachable, inspire each other, and instil confidence in stakeholders.

Sustainability: We ensure sustainability by proactively enabling ourselves and our colleagues to grow. We increase diversity, drive equity, and build an inclusive culture.

Drive: We communicate openly and are clear in our own direction and accountability, based on Lightsource bp’s business goals, objectives and priorities.

Diversity. Equity. Inclusion

These are more than just words for us. At Lightsource bp, diversity, equity and inclusion are the principles that guide how we build our teams, cultivate leadership, and shape our workplace.

To find out more about our commitment, read our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement and our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Framework.


Solar Diversity Champion Award winners 2022

In 2022 we won Solar Power Europe’s Solar Diversity Champion Award, in recognition of our commitment to diversity. If you want to join an award-winning company, find a link to our careers area below. #WeAreLightsourcebp


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Safety comes first

Safety is a mindset that we apply to everything we do. Creating and maintaining a continuously safe and healthy environment is our top priority to protect our employees, customers, partners and communities.

We pride ourselves on creating sustainable solutions that are safe by design. This is embodied by our health, safety, security and environment (HSE) goals, to ensure no accidents, no harm to people, and no damage to the environment occurs.

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Electrical safety

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Environmental safety

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Equipment safety

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Personal safety

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Vehicle safety

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Our people

We are a diverse bunch of people, with many passions and interests outside of solar energy. Get a glimpse into the lives of our team below. Or to read some stories about how our colleagues got into the solar industry and their journeys at Lightsource bp, visit our Careers page.

The Lightsource Foundation

Giving something back

We are about more than just profit. We also recognise our responsibility to pass our success on to people and communities in need of support.

In 2014 we created the Lightsource Foundation. Now, with World Vision, we’re working towards a better future for people across the world.


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Join us

Find a career where you’re valued, recognised as an individual, and working alongside people with a passion for a sustainable future.

Explore a career with Lightsource bp