EDP University re-accredited by CLIP


Congratulations to EDP University for completing the EFMD Corporate Learning Improvement Process (CLIP) and receiving CLIP re-accreditation!

CLIP is a premier quality management tool for corporate learning. It benchmarks a learning function against international standards of strategic positioning, target market, learning offer, operational model and impact with a focus on digital, agile and international aspects.

EDP University

EDP is a global energy company based in Portugal specialising in renewable energy with over 12,000 employees. Today, 75% of all the energy it generates comes from renewable sources, and the company wants to lead decarbonisation and be 100% green by 2030. The company has a strong focus on social and environmental responsibilities.

EDPU head Margarida Azevedo had this to say about the accomplishment, ‘EDP University is very proud to receive the CLIP Reaccreditation for the next five years. We see ourselves as an enterprising and engaging Corporate University that by embracing the CLIP challenge wishes to position itself at a level of excellency. During the reaccreditation process, EDPU had the chance to look at its performance through a strategic perspective, analysing its current standing and future role in the transformation of the organisation. It was an excellent opportunity for internal debate with the engagement of all our relevant stakeholders.

Being accredited by EFMD makes EDPU part of a vibrant community of learning and talent development leaders and encourage us to improve continuously by learning with the best-in-class learning practices.’

‘We were very impressed by the sponsorship of and engagement in EDPU at the highest levels of the organisation, and by the formidable integration with the business along the entire learning value chain and the quality and size of the internal trainer pool. The company showed rapid adaptability to online learning during COVID and was ahead of the curve with its comprehensive offer on employee wellbeing”, commented Martin Moehrle, Director of Corporate Services and of CLIP at EFMD.

CLIP accredited organisations include AIA Leadership CenterArcelorMittalBI InstituteBNI Corporate UniversityBRI Corporate UniversityEDF GroupEDP – Energy of PortugalENGIEFaurecia University, Grupo Santander, L’Oréal Group, MazarsMetro AGMandiri UniversityMLP Finanzberatung SENaturgy, Pertamina Corporate UniversityPSA GroupSaint-Gobain and Siemens AG.

About CLIP

CLIP is the leading independent accreditation system for corporate learning functions. Besides bringing internal and external recognition, it provokes a strategic dialogue among a learning function’s stakeholders on the role of learning in improving performance and accelerating transformation. CLIP’s comprehensive framework takes a broad view, including all relevant stakeholders of the learning function, as well as covering all important strategic and operational aspects of managing learning and talent development within a corporate context.

Read about CLIP in the Global Focus article “Inspiring Corporate Learning.”

For more information on the CLIP process, visit our website.