Leading nuclear power plant exporting companies hold third meeting to review industry Principles of Conduct

February 7, 2013
Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy

The world’s leading civilian nuclear power plant vendors have successfully concluded a third meeting to review the implementation of the Nuclear Power Plant Exporters’ Principles of Conduct. Participants also met with the managing director of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), George Felgate, to discuss possible synergies between WANO and the participating vendors in the promotion of nuclear safety.

The meeting was convened in Tokyo, Japan, January 15-16, 2013 by the Principles of Conduct Secretariat in cooperation with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and with local assistance from Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and Toshiba. The participating companies will meet again in Toronto, Canada in September 2013.

More information about the Nuclear Power Plant Exporters’ Principles of Conduct is available at www.nuclearprinciples.org. The Nuclear Power Plant Exporters’ Principles of Conduct are an industry code of conduct articulating and consolidating recommended best practices in the exportation of nuclear power plants.