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ZESCO, through its Corporate Social Responsibility, gives back to the community by rendering support towards education, health, sports and culture.

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ZESCO Limited is a vertically integrated electricity utility, which generates, transmits, distributes and supplies electricity in Zambia. It is a public utility, with the government of Zambia through IDC is the sole shareholder.ZESCO is committed to providing safe and reliable electricity to improve the quality of life for all.

ZESCO Limited was formed in 1970 after the Zambia Electricity Supply Act was passed in Parliament. This Act brought together the electricity undertakings that were previously managed by the local authorities. The Corporation traces its origins to 1906 when a small thermal station was established in Livingstone to serve a small section of the town.

In 1994, the name of Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited was changed to ZESCO Limited. This was to reflect the re-commitment to providing a high quality of customer service. Shareholding The Government of the Republic of Zambia is the sole shareholder of ZESCO Limited.

The Permanent Secretaries of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Energy represent the Government on the Board.

Our Mission

Making it easy for people to live a better life.

Our Vision

To be the hub for electricity trading in the region by 2025.

Our Values

At ZESCO, our organizational soul is reflected in our shared values: Love,Integrity,Commitment and Open to new ideas

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ZESCO Limited is governed by the Board of Directors who are appointed by the shareholder, the Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Industrial Development Corporation Limited. Corporate Governance is a key pillar in our business model and it is intended to support the relationship of trust between ZESCO Limited and its stakeholders. The company’s governance system links with its business strategy to help achieve business goals,creating sustainable value in the long-term for shareholders.

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