Iberdrola group's direct tax contribution worldwide amounted to €8.156 billion last year, €217 million more than in 2018. This is reflected in the Fiscal Transparency Report 2019 prepared by the company for the second consecutive year, which, for the first time, contains information with a level of detail that is unprecedented for an IBEX 35 company.
Looking ahead to our upcoming 2019 General Shareholders' Meeting on 29 March, the Vocento group — one of Spain's leading multimedia communication firms — interviewed the chairman of Iberdrola to discuss some major current issues for the company and for the energy sector overall.
ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we're investing over £4m every working day to make this happen.
The Iberdrola group is working on the preparation of a unique, genuine and significant corporate purpose, focused on its electricity business, in order to contribute to closer ties between the company and the public, society as a whole and its Stakeholders, all centred on an inspiring and shared idea.
On 23 October 2018, the Board of Directors of Iberdrola, S.A. approved a revision of the Corporate Governance System with the purpose of formalising the commitment of the Iberdrola group to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by the United Nations (UN), highlighting the group's contribution to their fulfilment through the social dividend generated by its business activity.
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."