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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.
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.
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.
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.
To coincide with the 4th anniversary of the signature of the Agenda 2030, Iberdrola group has joined the #aliadosdelosODS (Allied with the SDGs) — a movement promoted by the Global Compact Spanish Network — to help to disseminate and raise awareness of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in the Agenda 2030.
The historic Paris Agreement, adopted by 195 nations during COP21 (2015), included the goal of strengthening the world's response to the threat of climate change and, in order to do so, to keep the increase in the average temperature worldwide well below 2º C above pre-industrial levels and to continue efforts to limit this temperature increase to 1.5º C.