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Sustainability, it’s time to act now

Climate change, decarbonizing energy, and biodiversity loss are among the complex and interwoven global issues that we face today. These issues have serious environmental consequences directly impacting on both the natural world and people’s lives and livelihoods.

At Lightsource bp, we are taking action to respond to the urgent call to address these issues now through our sustainability strategy aligned to  UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) [7] and [13].

Our core contribution to global sustainability is in decarbonizing the world’s energy landscape through responsibly developed solar projects. However, we have done and plan to do much more. Have a look at our framework below which sets out Lightsource bp’s sustainability goals.

We are going beyond solar

We are committed to transforming into a climate positive business as we continue to grow, and to maximise the sustainable benefits of our solar projects around the world. As we grow, we will continue to minimise waste, move towards reducing our emissions, protect ecosystems and improve biodiversity. Watch the videos below to see some examples of our work and how we are creating a positive impact across energy, the environment and our people.

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Pollinator friendly solar

Ground based solar projects create an opportunity to boost biodiversity. Watch the video to find out more about how we create homes for some magnificent creatures, including bees. The long-term nature of our projects provide exciting benefits as we improve habitats and encourage pollinators, like solar farm honey!

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Penn State interns - our story

Through our partnership with Penn State University, students from many disciplines have the opportunity to participate in Lightsource bp internships during construction of the project and after the solar array is built. Education is a key community focus for our business, hear about the experience from some of our interns.

Find out more

We are an agile-minded organization, pushing ourselves to do better through our sustainability strategy targets and our core values. In a rapidly changing global energy landscape, we have to respond to the climate crisis with the urgency and attention it demands. Find out more about the key areas of our sustainability strategy by clicking on one of the pages below:

Be the Change, join Lightsource bp

At the heart of our organisation is a culture of inclusion and diversity as we push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. Visit our careers site to be inspired by our people and find a suitable role for you.

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