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."
On 25 September 2018 the 'El País' newspaper published an interview with the Chairman and CEO of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, on his participation in the UN Global Compact 2018 in New York (USA). Galán acknowledged his satisfaction that a Spanish company has been acknowledged for its work in combating global warming.
East Anglia ONE (United Kingdom) and Wikinger (Germany) have been selected to analyse the potential of the Romeo project. This initiative, backed by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 Programme, intends to reduce operating costs and maintain offshore wind farms to achieve maximum efficiency and drive renewable energy production.
Looking ahead to our upcoming 2018 Annual General Meeting on 13 April, the Vocento group â€“one of Spain's leading multimedia communication firmsâ€“ has interviewed the Chairman of Iberdrola to discuss some of the major current issues for the company and for the energy sector overall.
Fulfilling the environmental commitments assumed in the Paris Agreement (COP21) requires profound changes in production processes and consumption patterns throughout all sectors of the economy.