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The group has focused on all the group's Stakeholders to manage the COVID-19 crisis. The incidence of the disease among group employees is far lower than the averages in the countries where it operates. AENOR has recognised this and granted the company the first global coronavirus management certificate.
You're presumably familiar with the concept of the startup, but have you heard about scale-ups? These are companies that have grown over the last three financial years at an annual rate above 20% in terms of number of employees or turnover and reaching this scale is the dream of any budding entrepreneur. Here we try to untangle the steps that need to be taken to take this great leap forward.
Drones that monitor hundreds of acres to assess the health of crops and animals, smart sensors to help in the early detection of infestations, and automatic systems that water, fertilise and fumigate each plot depending on its specific characteristics and on the weather forecast. These are just some of the virtues of smart farming - the concept that may help to eradicate hunger in an over-populated future.
Self-driving vehicles, augmented reality and eHealth apps are just some of the innovations that we can put to use and optimise thanks to Edge Computing, a new paradigm that relocates cloud data processing to its source, reducing latency and energy consumption. We'll give you a basic insight into the intricacies of this technology, which is linked to the IoT (Internet of Things) and the 5G network.
Thanks to the significant degree of alignment between our strategy and the objectives of the historic Paris Agreement and the documentation provided by the company, Iberdrola is one of the six companies selected by the United Nations to participate in the Talanoa Dialogue in Bonn.
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.