Corporate responsibility

Environmental monitoring: freshwater sampling. Village near Cominak. Akouta. Niger. Africa

During the more than 40 years AREVA has been present in Niger, the group has successfully built a sustainable partnership with the country. It is a major contributor to the Nigerien economy. It carries out many social projects that help to improve the living conditions of the local population. Its commitment is expressed through action plans for local economic development and healthcare. The group also has a continuous improvement program and pursues an active policy of risk prevention, impact limitation, and environmental protection. It reports regularly on these policies and strives to maintain an ongoing dialogue with all stakeholders.

Communication with stakeholders

Dialogue and transparency are two key aspects of AREVA’s industrial activity. The Group reports regularly on its operations in Niger. It maintains close relations with local authorities, civil society and local populations.

Environmental monitoring: freshwater sampling. Village near Cominak. Akouta. Niger. Africa

Protecting the environment

Detailed environmental inspections of SOMAÏR and COMINAK’s mining operations are carried out regularly. In addition, a risk prevention policy is implemented to ensure maximum security at their installations and protection of the environment.

Cominak hospital. Akouta. Niger. Africa

The health and safety of workers and the local population

AREVA has made safety an integral part of its activities and instituted a prevention policy. It bases this commitment to safety on principles governing organization and actions and on transparency. In particular, it makes sure that its activities are not harmful to employees or to local populations.

AREAV foundation partnered with the Urban Community of Arlit, Niger to create a public library. Arlit, Niger.

A strong social commitment

AREVA implements an ambitious social policy in Niger that includes programs for local economic development, education and emergency aid. The group will allocate 6 million euros a year over the next five years to these programs.

AREVA contacts in Niger
AREVA group
AREVA's headquarters in Paris, France

By developing the synergies between AREVA’s carbon-free offers, the group’s 44,000 employees help supply as many people as possible with safer, cleaner and more economical energy.