To perform its missions, the Board of Directors has created five committees to review and prepare certain projects before they are presented to the whole Board. Directors who are members of these committees are appointed by the Board of Directors. The Chairman of each committee is appointed by the Board on proposal from the members of the committee.

The Audit Committee

The Committee reviews and gives its opinion, before examination by the Board, on the Company's financial position, the medium-term plan and the budget, the preliminary financial reports prepared by the Corporate Finance Division (company's financial statements, Group consolidated financial statements and Group management report), the monitoring of the Company's risks, audit and internal control, the insurance policy, the selection of Statutory Auditors, while ensuring their independence, and the fees paid to them, and the review of the financial aspects of external growth operations or disposals that are particularly significant in nature.

  • Mrs. Marie-Christine LEPETIT, Committee chair
  • Mrs. Nathalie COLLIN
  • Mr. Bruno CREMEL
  • Mrs Sandrine LHENRY
  • Mr. Philippe PETITCOLIN
  • Mr. Jean-Paul RIGNAC
  • Mr. Vincent RODET
  • Mr. Christian TAXIL

The Nuclear Commitments Monitoring Committee (CSEN)

The Nuclear Commitments Monitoring Committee is tasked with monitoring changes in nuclear provisions, The Nuclear Commitments Monitoring Committee is tasked with monitoring changes in nuclear provisions, issuing an opinion on issues relating to governance of dedicated assets, the rules for asset-liability matching and on strategic allocation, and ensuring the compliance of the management of the assets implemented by EDF in accordance with the policy for constituting and managing the dedicated assets.

  • Mr. Gilles DENOYEL, Committee chair
  • Mrs. Karine GRANGER
  • Mrs. Marie-Christine LEPETIT
  • Mrs. Colette LEWINER
  • Mr. Vincent RODET
  • Mrs. Michèle ROUSSEAU
     

The Strategy Committee

The Strategy Committee issues an opinion to the Board of Directors on the Company's major strategy policies, in particular the major strategic development plan, the industrial and commercial policy, the public service contract, strategic agreements, alliances and partnerships, the research and development policy, external or internal growth or disposal projects that require authorisation from the Board of Directors.

  • Mr. Jean-Bernard LEVY, Committee chair
  • Mr. François DELATTRE
  • Mrs. Karine GRANGER
  • Mrs Sandrine LHENRY
  • Mr. Philippe PETITCOLIN
  • Mr. Vincent RODET
  • Mr. Christian TAXIL
  • Mr. Martin VIAL

The Corporate Responsibility Committee

The Corporate Responsibility Committee examines, in connection with the Group’s strategy, the Group’s commitments and policies, as well as their implementation, in terms of ethics, compliance, and corporate responsibility. It examines the way in which the Company takes account of issues relating to climate change. It makes sure, in conjunction with the Audit Committee, of the existence of programs to identify and manage the main risks in these fields and comply with legal and regulatory provisions. In the line of its duties, it particularly examines the information regarding the declaration of extra-financial performance included in the management report in accordance with the French Commercial Code, in conjunction with the Audit Committee, the annual ethics and compliance report, the EDF mediator’s annual report, as well as the annual reports by the French inspector general for nuclear safety and radiation protection and the inspector for hydropower safety. It submits an opinion to the Board on the way in which EDF implements a non-discrimination and diversity policy, particularly in terms of balanced representation of women and men in governing bodies.

  • Mrs. Claire PEDINI, Committee chair
  • Mrs. Claire BORDENAVE
  • Mrs. Delphine GÉNY-STEPHANN
  • Mrs Sandrine LHENRY
  • Mr. Vincent RODET
  • Mrs. Michèle ROUSSEAU

The Appointments, Remuneration and Governance Committee

The Committee submits its recommendations or proposals to the Board of Directors regarding the appointment of Directors by the Shareholders’ Meeting. It proposes to the Board the definition and updates of a diversity policy applicable to Directors. The Committee ensures the existence of succession plans in order to anticipate the succession of executive corporate officers and members of the Group’s Executive Committee. The Committee examines and gives an opinion on the corporate officer compensation policy and on the principles and criteria used to determine and distribute the fixed, variable and exceptional components of the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer’s compensation and benefits of all kinds. It submits this opinion to the Board for deliberation. The Committee submits to the Board its opinion on the compensation policy of the Group’s Executive Committee and the main officers, as well as on the amount and distribution rules of the sum set by the Shareholders’ Meeting to allocate to the Directors. In terms of governance, the Committee oversees issues relating to corporate governance and ensures the implementation, via the Company’s corporate bodies, of the principles and rules outlined in the AFEP-MEDEF Code. It may make proposals concerning changes in the functioning or powers of the Board or its internal rules of procedure. Every year, it conducts a review of the functioning of the Board and its Committees and every three years supervises the formal evaluation conducted by an independent external consultant. Each year, the Committee examines the individual situation of each Director according to the criteria defined by the AFEP-MEDEF Code regarding their independence and reports its findings to the Board. It examines and gives its opinion on situations of conflicts of interest of which it has become aware or which are reported to it and reports such situations to the Board.

  • Mrs. Colette LEWINER, Committee chair
  • Mrs. Karine GRANGER
  • Mrs. Claire PEDINI
  • Mr. Martin VIAL