Ignacio Galán: "The cost of decarbonisation is significantly lower than the risk of inaction"

Galán, a regular at the Forum's annual meeting, said "the good news is that the necessary technologies to deliver this transformation — renewable energy sources — are readily available at a competitive cost."

Galán takes part in one of the panels of the World Economic Forum in Davos 2019.#RRSSGalán takes part in one of the panels of the World Economic Forum in Davos 2019.


Rosa Kariger.

An interview with Rosa Kariger

The group's global cyber security director has had a leading role in the development of the guide about cyber resilience presented in the World Economic Forum.
Davos 2019.

Davos 2019: Summary

This year the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos has coincided with major turbulent political events in just about every corner of the world.
Ignacio Galán en Bloomberg.

Ignacio Galán, in Bloomberg

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán speaks to Bloomberg from Davos, discussing the main topics emerging from the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting.
Ignacio Galán en Reuters.

Ignacio Galán, in Reuters

Galán said returns on oil investment still far exceed those typical of wind and solar projects and doubted major oil companies would make a meaningful shift until that changed.
Ignacio Galán en ABC.

Ignacio Galán, in ABC

Galán is one of the businessmen who best knows Davos: for more than 10 years has took part in the World Economic Forum, where he has served as chairman of the electricity companies.
Reflexiones en Davos.

Davos 2019: Reflections and hopes

Iberdrola is a longstanding member of the World Economic Forum and Ignacio Galán, the chairman of the company, is a key voice at the Annual Meeting in Davos.
Global 100.

2019 Global 100

As the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos got underway, The Corporate Knights 2019 Global 100 list was released with the most sustainable companies.
European Investment.

Climate change and economy

A recent study by the European Investment Bank assessed citizens' perception of climate change and their expectations about it.
Eventos del 24 de enero.

Events on January 24th

Ignacio Galán participated in the CNBC interview and took part in the panel discussion A just energy transition for the world. Other sessions included, was main Europe after Brexit.
Eventos del 23 de enero.

Events on January 23rd

The day opened with the Building a Sustainable Crypto-Arquitecture session, which outlined the technological and regulatory innovations keep advancing, despite the fall of bitcoin.
Acción climática.

What is driving corporate climate action?

Companies around the world are taking the lead in efforts to slow global warming demonstrating the potential impact and positive effects of social responsibility.
Eventos del 22 de enero.

Events on January 22nd

The day opened with Strategic Outlook on Energy session and to conclude the day, the session on Building sustainable markets was focused on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Ciclos de ambición.

Ambition loops - the key to unlocking climate action potential?

A recentl publication, produced by United Nations Global Compact analyses the role that "Ambition Loops" play on climate change.
We mean business.

Introducing you to... We Mean Business

We Mean Business is a global nonprofit coalition working with the world's most influential businesses to take action on climate change.
Cambio climático.

Climate change is the primary concern ahead of Davos

The Global Risk Report 2019 shows environmental crises are among the likeliest and highest-impact risks the world faces over the next decade.

Meet the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders

A group of chief executive officers who believe the private sector has a responsibility to get involved in cutting greenhouse gas emissions.


In pursuit of its objective, the summit will be based on five principles:

  • Dialogue is critical and must include all stakeholders.
  • Globalization must be responsible and sensitive to regional and national concerns.
  • International coordination must improve in the absence of multilateral cooperation.
  • Solving the greatest global challenges requires the joint efforts of business, government and civil society.
  • Global growth must be inclusive and sustainable.


 Galán in Davos 2019

 Davos 2019 Global Agenda

 Chairman's profile

 Iberdrola in Davos 2018