We contribute to progress in society, that is the reason why we go all in with the promotion of initiatives, subventions and solidary programs that encourage equity, education and development.
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.
New York City (USA) will be the epicentre of the climate agenda in September. The city will host two pivotal events for measuring the degree of commitment to global warming. These are the United Nations Climate Action Summit on 23 September and the Climate Week NYC from 23 to 29 September. The next United Nations Conference on climate change (COP25) in Chile is on the horizon.
One feature of note in the so-called "new normal" is the merging of the discourse on the climate and the economy, focusing all activities of the climate agenda on these two aspects, which must be intrinsically linked to ensure that recovery leads to a robust, healthy and sustainable economy. Below, we review the main climate-related events up to the end of 2020.
A new wave of innovation is coming, which will not only change what we do, but who we are. The future will be defined by people who are capable of adopting new ways of working, sharing and collaborating.
After three consecutive decades of economic, educational and health advances, the world has taken a step backwards in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This has been announced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which has been compiling the Human Development Index (HDI) since 1990.
In the Europe of 2060, one in three inhabitants will be over 65. A similar trend of increasing life expectancy and reversal of the population pyramid will be followed by the rest of the developed countries on the planet. The forms of consumption will therefore change and older people will become the engine of the so-called silver economy.