Doing more to sustain local people and places
Through our community volunteering project - Be the Difference - each of our 22,000 employees has the opportunity to take a day out of their typical working life to support local community projects.
In 2013, we donated over 50,000 hours to local community organisations and charities - almost double what we contributed in 2012!
Our employees helped 681 projects and organisations with a wide range of activities from dog walking and tree cutting to litter picking and fundraising.
You can read about some of these projects on this site.
If you would like a helping hand you can request SSE volunteers for your project.
Find out how we've roared on competitors at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, paired up with Britain's most iconic music venue, and done a whole lot to help our customers.
All our staff are guaranteed the Living Wage, ensuring that they can cover the basic living costs such as homes, bills, food and work travel.
We are a British energy company that has been powering people’s lives for 70 years.
When we say we're an energy company that cares about making a difference, we really mean it. By creating jobs, paying a fair wage, investing in infrastructure and paying our taxes we make a difference every day.
Knoydart is one of the most remote communities in the UK, and it depends on its hydro-electric system to keep the lights on. Find out how SSE has helped with a £75k grant.
Our staff took on the challenge of a 26-mile walk to help raise funds for Basingstoke charity Naomi House.