Find out more about our commitment to the highest standard of corporate governance and how we strive to apply best practice in this area.
From transparency and culture, to making sure we have a diverse leadership team, National Grid adheres to the highest standards of corporate governance and we continually apply best practices.
Our Responsible Business Charter sets out our commitments and ambitions for our governance mechanisms.
Continue to review and adapt our governance policies to reflect and support our responsible business commitments and ambitions
Continually review the company culture to ensure it is inclusive
Listen to our people and ensure their voices are heard at Group Executive and Board level
Ensure the National Grid Board hear and understand the voices of all our stakeholders
Achieve 50% diversity in our Group Executive Committee
Aim for our responsible business actions and impact to differentiate us from our peer group, and to make us a clear choice for ESG-minded investors
Meet and ultimately exceed the Hampton-Alexander and Parker diversity review standards and achieve 50% diversity in our Board
Build a company where everybody can achieve their potential
You can read our latest stories below, detailing some of the measures we have in place to support our net zero journey.
We’re excited to announce that Paula Rosput Reynolds has been appointed as our new Board Chair, succeeding Sir Peter Gershon. Joining from 1 January 2021, Paula has a highly successful track record as a chief executive across the energy and insurance industries.Learn more about Paula
We're ensuring that our approach to corporate governance underpins everything we do, embracing diversity and building a positive environment for everyone. You can learn more by reading about the Board diversity policy, by learning more about how we approach Inclusion and Diversity and by reading stories to illustrate how, from the top down, we embrace and support a constructive culture.
We have identified the other key areas where we can really make a difference by ensuring responsibility is woven through everything we do.