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.
Iberdrola identifies diversity and inclusion as a strategic priority for sustainable growth. It therefore has an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy that focuses on ensuring a diverse workforce and an inclusive corporate culture, it works to meet the different needs of its customers and it evaluates the performance of its suppliers in terms of diversity and inclusion. Iberdrola also promotes women's sport as a way to foster effective equality and develops social projects aimed at integrating vulnerable groups.
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 and, by 2030, it has committed to reducing the intensity of water use/production by 50 % compared to 2019.
Working in collaboration with public administrations, various companies and NGOs, Iberdrola has prevented vulnerable customers from being deprived of their electric supply. Iberdrola group has also contributed over €15 million towards a series of initiatives to raise living standards for people at risk of social exclusion.
Under the slogan Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 World, in 2021 International Women's Day celebrated the huge efforts being made by women and girls the world over to achieve a more egalitarian future and overcome the effects of the pandemic. Iberdrola group, which assumes as its own the challenges of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 5 (gender equality), one more year put its weight behind this event as part of its commitment to equal opportunities.
On the occasion of International Women's Day, celebrated on the 8th of March, Iberdrola group — which takes on the challenges of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal number 5 (gender equality) as its own — has brought together female and male employees of the company, as well as great athletes, to ask them about their vision of the role of women in society today. These are the actions and initiatives developed by the company to contribute towards equal opportunities.