Powering the Nation and the Region

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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 the Republic of Zambia being a sole shareholder.

Core Ideology

ZESCO’s value system is given in the mission, vision and value statement


Making it easy for people to live a better life.


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

Values Statement

At ZESCO, our organizational soul is reflected in our shared values:

  • Love
    • We care and support one another, as well as our customers. We endeavor to understand, respect and support each other.
  • Integrity
    • We uphold fairness and truthfulness in our actions. We conduct ourselves with honesty, accountability and in an ethical manner in all our dealings. We work and live in a corruption free environment.
  • Commitment
    • We are passionate about what we exist to do for one another and for our customers. We are driven by our organization’s shared truth – to make it easy for people to live a better life.
  • Open to new ideas
    • We are open to new and/or different ideas with deliberateness and spontaneity. We are receptive to new ways of thinking to improve ZESCO's operations and ourselves. We welcome, recognize and support progressiveness We foster learning and growth.