SunPower strives for transparency and a high level of accountability in our sustainability policies and practices. To that end, we provide the following documentation for download.

Cradle to Cradle Silver™ Silver Certification

SunPower is the world’s first and only solar company to earn the prestigious Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver designation for our direct current (DC) panels manufactured in our facilities in Mexico, France and the Philippines for our environmental stewardship and sustainable manufacturing practices within the facilities.

 

Landfill Free Certification

Our facilities in Mexico and France have earned the solar industry’s first and only landfill-free verifications from NSF Sustainability.

 

Carbon Disclosure Project

SunPower strives for transparency and a high level of accountability in our sustainability policies and practices. To that end, we provide the following documentation for download.

 

Environment, Health & Safety Policy

SunPower is committed to conduct business that promotes a Healthy, Safe, Clean, and Sustainable Environment.

To support this effort, SunPower:

  • Is committed to protect the environment and provide a safe and injury free workplace to safeguard the health of our employees, contractors, customers and other stakeholders.
  • As a responsible corporate citizen, is committed to comply with all applicable environmental, occupational health and safety laws and regulations and other requirements that apply.
  • Pursues continual improvement in the areas of environment, safety and health as an important investment for the future and is committed to the prevention of pollution.
  • Continually reviews and improves EHS management systems and manages EH&S risks using a hierarchy of controls.
  • Sets targets and objectives to promote health and safety while conserving natural resources, minimizing waste, and providing an environmentally friendly workplace.
  • Is committed to the involvement of workers and worker’s representatives in the decision-making process of the EH&S management system.
  • Highly values EHS and ensures that:
    • All jobs and processes are planned and performed in a safe, healthy and environmentally-sound manner.
    • Environmental, health and safety impacts of the products, supplies and equipment purchased are fully reviewed.
    • Products and commission projects are designed and built in a manner that prevents environmental, health and safety impacts to our employees, customers and the community.

 

Supplier Sustainability Guidelines

To ensure SunPower operations are carried out under the highest legal, financial and corporate social responsibility (CSR) standards, we have adopted Supplier Sustainability Guidelines, based on the Solar Energies Industry Association's (SEIA) Solar Commitment, which define common practices and expectations for all solar industry participants, including manufacturers, suppliers, subcontractors, and customers in the solar value chain.

 

Supplier Diversity

We are proactively reaching out to minority, women, small, and veteran-owned enterprises to support local economic development in communities around the world. In the USA, we conduct extensive outreach to identify diverse businesses interested in working with SunPower. We also work with industry trade associations, independent business development councils, and national diverse supplier databases to develop our network of diverse suppliers.

 

Conflict Minerals Policy

SunPower fully supports the goals and objections of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

 

PV Takeback, Reuse and Recycling

SunPower is committed to being a responsible producer and provides appropriate reuse and recycling options for our products.

 

ISO 14001 Certification

The SunPower Corporation Environmental Management System has been assessed and certified as compliant to ISO 14001 for the following scope: The Design, Manufacture, and Delivery/Installation of High Performance Solar Electric Systems for Residential, Commercial, and Utility-Scale Power Plant Customers and the Financing of these Products at 77 Rio Robles, San Jose, CA 95134 USA.

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OHSAS 18001 Certification

The SunPower Corporation Occupational Health Safety Assessment has been assessed and certified as compliant to OHSAS 18001 for the following scope:  The Design, Manufacture, and Delivery/Installation of High Performance Solar Electric Systems for Residential, Commercial, and Utility-Scale Power Plant Customers and the Financing of these Products at 77 Rio Robles, San Jose, CA 95134 USA.

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SunPower Human Rights Statement

SunPower Corporation and all of its subsidiaries are committed to human rights and, as such, are focused on the elimination of human trafficking and slavery from its direct supply chain.