Awards & Accreditations

At Mainstream we are extremely proud of the many awards and accreditations achieved by our global team. Through our values, we commit to applying the highest standards of health, safety and sustainability whilst developing world class renewable energy projects.

Our people are core to the continued success of Mainstream Renewable Power SA, and we are proud that the Top Employer Institute has officially recognised us as a place where they can energise their careers in return!

Hein Reyneke - General Manager, Africa

Mainstream’s track record proves that well prepared teams who have internationally recognised work standards in place achieve better project results.

Claudia Yáñez - HS Manager, LatAm

Being recognised as leaders, once again by, the CDP for our climate change reporting as well as our supply chain engagement puts us on the global stage in terms of delivering our vision in a just and sustainable way.

Alan McCarthy - Application, BI and Data Governance Manager



ISO 14001 for Safety

Safety is at the forefront of everything we do. This approach is reflected in Mainstream’s SHEQ policy and SHEQ Management Systems, which have been externally validated to meet compliance with relevant ISO standards. The environmental management system (ISO 14001) is held by Mainstream Ireland, Chile, South Africa, and Vietnam which is important to both guide and improve environmental performance where we are developing, constructing and operating renewable energy assets.

ISO27001 for information security

Achieving ISO 27001 Certification demonstrates our commitment to continual improvement, development, and protection of information assets by implementing appropriate risk assessments, policies and controls. Affirming to suppliers, stakeholders and clients that our business takes information security management seriously.

CDP certification for sustainability

Our commitment to sustainable development has been recognised with the award of Supplier Engagement Leadership status by independent emissions reporting body, The Carbon Disclosure Project,  placing it in the top 7% of companies globally.

Great Place to Work certified

Mainstream has received certification from the Great Place to Work Institute Ireland since 2019.

Top Employer certified

Mainstream has received certification from the Top Employers Institute South Africa.


Mainstream is proud to have been recognised as a leader in our Industry

  • Our Environmental and Consenting Advisor, Eleanor Maxim (left) was high commended in the Aspiring Leader category at the 2022 Renewable UK Awards
  • Safety Awards 2021 from the British Safety Council
  • Renewables Deal of the Year – Middle East and Africa (West Bakr wind – 252 MW
  • Renewables Deal of the Year Latin America (Andes Renovables)
  • PFI Award 2019 Americas Deal of the Year Condór Portfolio, Andes Renovables
  • ICMG Digital Strategy to Execution Award
  • SAWEA Developer of the Year 2014 and 2015

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