About Edison

Part of EDF’s Group (Electricité de France), Edison is one of the main operators in Italy and Europe in the supply, production and sale of electricity, gas and crude oil. Thanks to its 130 years of history, it proved to be a pioneer, contributing to the electrification and development of the country. Today it operates in 10 countries around the world in Europe, Africa, Middle East and South America, by employing 3,101 people. Edison’s people dealing each day with dynamic activities and complex projects in an international context, where people and their aspirations are at the heart of the business life.

Facts & Figures

Industry Energy
Number of employees 3101
Number of active countries 10

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Edison

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • Mobile Learning
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Shift premiums
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Crèche/childcare facilities (above legal requirements)
  • Employer contribution for child care
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Take your family/child to work day

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Seasonal social events

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Coaching
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Company car
  • On-site parking
  • Group transport

Well-being programs

  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Employee debt support
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • In-house doctor
  • Occupational Health professional
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme