Fighting against cancer, combating gender violence or violence against women, campaigns to fight childhood maladies... We put on the table social action initiatives to support people who are suffering, having into account their integration and their quality of life.
At a time when its focus has moved from climate action to how to tackle reconstruction post COVID-19, this year's New York Climate Week (September 21 - 27) will be concentrating on the lessons we can learn from the current situation to help us move towards a carbon neutral future by way of a fair transition. Iberdrola group, worldwide benchmark in the fight against climate change, is approaching this summit convinced that the only way forward with respect to recovery is the green way and is committed to developing a more robust, sustainable and resilient economy.
As part of its commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Iberdrola group contributes directly to achieving SDG 17 through its adherence to and participation in different projects and initiatives, both globally and in the countries where it operates. It aims to strengthen the means to implement the actions necessary to achieve the 17 goals and revitalise the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.
Iberdrola group contributes directly to achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, clean water and sanitation, working towards rational and sustainable use of this essential resource and tackling the risks related to its scarcity. Thanks to these efforts, the company is currently one of the utilities with the best water productivity, an indicator that we aim to keep above 50 % over the next five years.
Peace, stability, human rights and effective governance based on the rule of law are prerequisites for sustainable development and global prosperity. Accordingly, it is essential that policies be put in place both nationally and internationally to help developing countries manage their debt and to encourage investment.
More than 700 million workers worldwide live in poverty (ILO, 2017), while gender disparities are widening. In order to achieve sustainable economic development, societies need to create the conditions necessary for people to access quality jobs, stimulating the economy without harming the environment.